Category Archives: Quick and tasty

Lightly Salted Cod with Smoked Paprika Aioli

Before you all start throwing your hands in the air because I’m using cod in this recipe let me just say that I buy my cod fillets direct from the beach in Aldeburgh from where Dean Fryer has been fishing … Continue reading

Posted in Quick and tasty | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

A plum tart fit for a wet day.

I know I shouldn’t complain but I’m finding today’s grey skies and rain rather dispiriting. I guess the sunshine of last week showed us how glorious life can be and now we are back where we belong with proper March … Continue reading

Posted in Quick and tasty | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Thai Chicken and Green Mango Salad

This salad is perfect for a Valentine’s day supper. It’s tasty, it looks good and it leaves your lips tingling, I hope the same can be said for your date! I love these shredded salads the simple act of cutting … Continue reading

Posted in Quick and tasty | Tagged | 2 Comments

New Years Eve.

I love shellfish. I was brought up in Norfolk in a house about 500yards down a steepish cliff path to the beach. Some of my earliest memories are of standing with my father and watching him hook crabs from under … Continue reading

Posted in Quick and tasty | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Cracking Quinoa

Click to buy my new book Ham Pickles and Jam Well today is quite a day as I think I have at last cracked quinoa!!! I have really tried to like this must-eat grain for a couple of years but have … Continue reading

Posted in Quick and tasty, Recipes from the store cupboard | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Soup for lunch

In recognition of my new iphone 4 and my enjoyment of Twitter I’m back to blogging. The phone was need for the pictures, I’m not even “No David Bailey” so I wanted a simple camera that couldn’t go wrong and … Continue reading

Posted in Quick and tasty | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Chocolate Biscuit cake fit for this Prince!!

I hear William is having one of these cakes as a Groom’s cake at his wedding. My childhood favourite was this cake too, so here is my mother’s recipe: Enjoy!! Chocolate Biscuit Cake 200g broken biscuits 85g blanched slivered almonds … Continue reading

Posted in Quick and tasty | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment