asparagus and gruyère tart recipe

asparagus and gruyère tart recipe There are plenty of summer tarts that are best eaten warm, but this one is also good cold, and when asparagus is at it's best is one of the most delicious picnic things for early summer. Serve with dressed leaves and a delicious...

RECIPE: FOOL PROOF CHOCOLATE BROWNIES

INGREDIENTS 375g salted butter 375g good quality dark chocolate 350g caster sugar 250g white chocolate chips (buttons or chunks work fine too) 225g plain flour 6 eggs 1 tbsp vanilla extract METHOD Preheat the oven to 180oC Put the butter and dark chocolate into a...

Sunday stroll to pick some nettles and make some soup?

Stinging nettle soup  I made this rather huge pot of soup as now is the best time to eat stinging nettle. I'm lucky enough to live by a big private field where the nettles are happily growing far away from any pollution. I pick up only the top bit from the stinging...

Sloe up in September… and pick the berries!

September's arrival is a treat in so many ways. The leaves are turning, every last drop of sunshine is a bonus and most importantly the sloes are ripening. This year there has been a bumper crop of sloes on many of the hedges around Sarratt and Chipperfield making my...

Native Beef Recipe

A brilliant winter warmer recipe from Native Beef's talented sister Susie! Beef brisket with ale, root veg and porcini. This is a very easy and very lazy recipe, leaving out all the browning that casseroles usually involve, but the ale and dried mushrooms add lots of...

Emma’s Vegan Millionaire’s Shortbread

Emma is a vegan cook and a campaigner for animal rights. She will be posting some fantastic recipes for you to experiment with and make your own. Hope that you enjoy these deliciously tempting Millionaire's Shortbreads. After baking, please share your photos by...