Month: April 2013

The Kitchen Garden – Coriander

The Kitchen Garden – Coriander

We are in The Kitchen Garden today and looking at how to grow Coriander . Hannah from London Herb Garden gives us her expert advice. Coriander is one of those flavours that you either love or hate. Some can’t stand its ‘soapy’ taste, but personally I am a lover. It is an incredibly […]

Meat Free Monday – Tofu Lo-Mein

Meat Free Monday – Tofu Lo-Mein

Tofu is also called bean curd and is made by coagulating soy juice and then  pressing the resulting curds into soft white blocks. Tofu has a subtle flavour, can be used in both savory and sweet dishes, and seasoned or marinated. It is used extensively in Asian cuisine. Legend has it […]

Sunday Lunch – Beef Wellington

Sunday Lunch – Beef Wellington

It’s the end of national beef week in the UK and I  can’t think of a better British dish to showcase our amazing beef than the magnificent Beef Wellington. As with most dishes the origins of Beef Wellington are unclear. Folklore suggests that it is named after the 1st Duke […]

Salmon Risotto

Salmon Risotto

We are back in the Foodie Me kitchen with Chef Michele and cooking a delicious salmon risotto. As ever we’re presenting in association with Foodie Me TV and you can find Lee  Curran at Foodie Me  and on Twitter too. We’ll hand you over to Chef Michele for some expert guidance. Recipe Ingredients 50 […]

Hojiblanca – Ajoblanco Malagueño

Hojiblanca – Ajoblanco Malagueño

I am delighted to welcome Justin Roberts from Hojiblanca to the blog today. Hojiblanca are a farmers’ co-operative in the south of Spain, centred around the town of Antequera in Malaga province. They grow olives and  make Extra Virgin olive oil, which they started selling into the UK market just under a […]

Sizzling Lemon and Garlic Spatchcock Chicken

Sizzling Lemon and Garlic Spatchcock Chicken

This weekend gone in dear old Blighty we’ve seen a taste of perfect weather days with warm sunshine and crystal clear blue skies. As I drove back from our house on Sunday afternoon, I could smell the delicious smell of BBQ wafting enticingly  around in the air. I started thinking […]

Meat Free Monday –  Mac & Cheese Provençal

Meat Free Monday – Mac & Cheese Provençal

Welcome to Meat Free Monday this week and a twist on the classic mac & cheese, using different types of cheese and delicious Provençal ingredients. Mac & Cheese has to be on the list of greatest comfort foods with wonderful al dente macaroni coated in an unctuous rich cheese sauce, then […]

Sunday Lunch – Normandy Pheasant

Sunday Lunch – Normandy Pheasant

The male pheasant is a rather showy, long-tailed game bird. They have deep, rich chestnut, or golden brown and black markings on their bodies and tail, a dark green and purple neck  and head,a white-collar and red wattles. Females are a much more muted, paler brown and black.  They were […]