Recipe bag week 5 – what’s in the bag?

This week we delivered these delicious dishes (click to see the photos larger on Facebook): Carrot and Courgette Risotto, Chicken Kebabs with Feta and Bean Dip, Creamy Salmon and Leek Bake, Lamb Koftas with Hummus and Couscous… There is a distinct Middle Eastern feel to the bag this week. I love dishes from this part of the world, the flavours are so intense but they tend to be very simple to cook.…

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Recipe bag week 4 – what’s in the bag?

This week we delivered these delicious dishes (click to see the photos larger on Facebook): Halloumi Kebabs with Pilaf Rice, Herb Crusted Lamb with Sweet Potato Fries, One Pot Chicken with Vegetables and Mash and Prawn Laksa. Full of flavour and warmth for this bitterly cold January week! This week I wanted to include recipes that have plenty of vegetables packed into them, not just for the nutritional factor but to…

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Recipe bag week 3 – what’s in the bag?

This week we delivered these delicious dishes (click to see the photos larger on Facebook): Beef Stroganoff with Tagliatelle, Herb Crusted Salmon with Creamed Spinach, Mexican Pinto Bean Casserole with Salsa, and Tamarind Chicken with Turmeric Mash… Something for everyone! I love to include lots of fresh herbs in the bags each week and this week is no exception. We feel the little extra cost for us is worth it…

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Mushrooms – “the food of the Gods”

The month of October is mushroom month! It is the best time to go mushroom hunting and, if you know what to look for, foraging for wild mushrooms can provide you with the ingredients for an exquisitely tasty meal. In many European countries the ability to identify wild edible mushrooms is passed down through generations. In the UK we are only just beginning to embrace the many varieties of cultured…

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