‘Beef it Up’ Pittas

‘Beef it Up’ Pittas

These pittas will certainly fill the gap in the hunger department. For the autumn thinly sliced pork fillet slices are very tasty in the pitas served with a mustard dressing and sautéed leeks.    Serves 4 For the salad ½ cucumber, peeled and sliced into ribbons 8...
Chocolate & Cardamom Brioche Buns

Chocolate & Cardamom Brioche Buns

Makes 10 to 12 The children will be so pleased with themselves after mastering these buns. Serve them for Sunday brunch or prepare mini ones for a casual coffee morning for mums and dads from school. If you don’t have special brioche moulds, just make a loaf.   2 tsp...
Panzanella

Panzanella

Another recipe from my Easy Italian series on my Instagram IGTV. Perfect to serve at a BBQ alongside some delicious lamb burgers.   Serves 5 115 g cubed stale or toasted Italian or French bread340g tomatoes, diced2 cloves garlic, minced1 shallot, minced½ red...
Pasta Amatriciana

Pasta Amatriciana

A Roman staple. This sauce traditionally uses the fattier guanciale, the pig cheek, as it’s base instead of pancetta and the chilli is optional. SERVES 3 – 4 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 250g pancetta, diced 1 medium red chilli, diced 2 garlic cloves,...
Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

All this recipe takes is 10 minutes. It’s light and fresh and I love it!  Buon appetito!   Serves 4 350g spaghetti or any of your favourite pasta2 leeks, finely sliced2 garlic cloves, sliced100ml white wine1 lemon, zest only12 asparagus spears,...