Photo of a Christmas meal with roast potatoes and sprouts

Christmas Tip – No 3. Full Steam Ahead

Our previous Christmas tips have been about prepping to save time when cooking. This tip is slightly different, it’s about saving space! Whether it’s leeks, carrots, cauliflower or cabbage making use of a steamer, hob based or standalone helps save space for those other things you’re trying to cook.  We also find that washing a […]

Photo of a Christmas meal with roast potatoes and sprouts

Christmas Tip – No 2. Braised Red Cabbage

Our Christmas tips are all about making best use of your time at Christmas so that you can enjoy the celebration. This second tip is about cooking ahead, this time braised red cabbage. Braised red cabbage is one of those dishes where the flavour improves with time so it’s actually well worth making in advance. Our Braised Red Cabbage recipe can be made […]

Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

Ingredients Asparagus Rape Seed Oil Salt & Pepper to season Method Pre -heat your oven to 180C. Place the asparagus on a baking tray and lightly drizzle over some rape seed oil. Sprinkle over a little salt and black pepper and roast for about 4 mins or until cooked. (The outside of the asparagus will […]

Tortilla Recipe for Leftovers

Tortilla Recipe for Leftovers

Tortilla’s (also known as Spanish omelettes) are one of our family favourites! The best thing is that you can incorporate any leftovers that you need to use up – simply add any extra leftovers at step 3 of the recipe. Ingredients 8 Eggs Cold Boiled Potatoes (sliced) (Ideally a firm potato like Stemster, but other varieties work well too) […]

Roast Carrot Recipe

Roast Carrot Recipe

Ingredients Carrots Oil (Rape Seed Oil works well) Method Place a large pan of water on a high heat and bring to the boil. In the meantime, peel the carrots and cut them into half (length ways). Carefully add the carrots to the boiling water, turn down the heat and simmer gently for around 5-8 minutes. Once the carrots […]

Roast Parsnip Recipe

Roast Parsnip Recipe

Ingredients Parsnip Oil (Rape Seed Oil is brilliant) Pinch of salt Method Scrub the parsnips and cut them into your desired shapes. Place a large pan of salted water on a high heat and bring it to the boil. Add the parsnips, bring back to the boil and then simmer gently for around 4-6 minutes. Remove the parsnips from […]

Romanesco Cheese with Smokey Bacon Bits

Romanesco Cheese with Smokey Bacon Bits

Romanesco has to be one of the most amazing looking vegetables, but what can you cook with it? Well we like to use it in a variation of Cauliflower Cheese … Romanesco Cheese. Ingredients Romanesco 50g Smoked Bacon Lardons 25g of Grated Mature Cheddar Cheese (for topping) For Cheese Sauce 50grams Butter 1 tsp Plain […]

White vegetable wrapped in green leaves

Cauliflower Mash

Cauliflower has been dubbed one of the healthiest Vegetables in the world. It contains NO fat and comprises of protein, fibre and an array of minerals and nutrients, all of which are good for you. Just one serving of Cauliflower will give you 77% of the recommended daily intake of Vitamin C, which is a […]

A butternut squash

Butternut Squash Soup

This morning I was at the Norwich Farmers Market in Costessey and got talking to a customer about Butternut Squash. I mentioned that I had used a really great recipe for Butternut Squash soup and that I would post it on here. So here it is! Last autumn we had a mass of Butternut Squash that […]