Creamy Chicken Stir-fry

Ingredients Diced chicken. 1 carrot peeled and sliced. 1 courgette sliced. Orange, green, red & yellow peppers deseeded and sliced. Mushrooms sliced. 1 red onion peeled and sliced. Pine nuts. 1 tbsp honey. 1 tbsp lemon juice. Dash of soy sauce. Olive oil. Single cream. Method Heat olive oil and fry diced chicken until cooked. Add … Read more

Flat Mushroom With Bacon And Cheese

  I made flat mushrooms with bacon and cheese for tea the other night and they were delicious. The recipe is from The Great Big Vegetable Challenge which not only has fantastic recipes but tracks Freddie’s inspirational journey through the A-Z of vegetables. This dish can be served as a light bite meal, a fantastic starter at a … Read more

Courgette and Green Tomato Chutney

Back in early September 2005 I decided to use up some of the courgette and green tomatoes which kept growing in my veg garden by making courgette and green tomato chutney. I had never made chutney before but I thought I would give it a go. I am pleased to say that this chutney is … Read more

Pickled Beetroot

I enjoy growing beetroot and have had some success with it over the last few years and even the floods in June have not deterred the beet from growing. One way of preserving the beetroot season is by pickling the beetroot and this is quite simple to do. Pickling Beetroot Ingredients For Pickling Beetroot Beetroot Vinegar … Read more

Beef Casserole

My husband bought me Gordon Ramsay’s Sunday Lunch cookery book recently.       The book is full of great recipes and whole menus for the Sunday lunch so I decided to prepare Gordon’s beef casserole with the diced beef that I had bought from our local butcher. I adapted his recipe slightly as I … Read more