Recipes

French Brie, Figs and Honey

French brie, figs & honey | Tell Me Tuesday

I absolutely love this recipe. It’s ridiculously easy to prepare, makes a great alternative to your standard cheese board and is a sure-fire way to impress your guests (prepare for lots of “ooh”s and “aah”s as you place this on the table). The real star here is the cheese, so it’s worthwhile forking out a few extra […]

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Cocktail Hour: Blended Peach & Nectarine Margarita

Peach & Nectarine Margarita Recipe

Over the years, too many average Tex-Mex restaurants have given blended margaritas a bad name, but they don’t have to be made from sub-class tequila and cheap fruit syrups.  For this recipe buy the best 100% agave blanco tequila you can afford and head down to the market for some ripe in-season fruit. With these two […]

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Easy Entertaining: Hummus in a Flash

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This hummus is the perfect no-brainer dish for when friends unexpectedly pop around or you’re feeling uninspired to cook (also known as “Friday”). I always have a couple of cans of chickpeas in the pantry, the essential spices on the rack and some good flatbread in the freezer for when such occasions strike. Yes, you really should […]

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5 Unexpected Garnishes to Try With Your Next Gin & Tonic

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We all know about adding a wedge of fresh lemon or lime to our gin and tonics on a warm summer’s day, but what about trying something different with your next tipple? Gin (glorious gin) is distilled with a world of aromatics which pair perfectly with a range of not-so-typical garnishes. Rosemary and Black Olive: Herbaceous gins like […]

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Cooking Foundations: What Your Spice Cabinet Needs

Cooking foundations: building the perfect spice rack

A good spice cabinet is like any great wardrobe– once you have a strong foundation of basics the potential combinations are endless. So what should a good spice cabinet comprise of? Black Sesame Seeds: perfect for finishing off Asia-style dishes like crunchy slaws, soba noodles and tofu dishes or use as a crust for salmon . Coriander Powder: […]

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Easy Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

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Are you ready for a no-brainer breakfast? Chia puddings are one of the easiest things you can make and are perfect for a healthy and filling meal on the go. You will need:  3/4 cup chia seeds (black or white) 4 cups your liquid of choice (coconut water, almond milk, rice milk– whatever you like!) […]

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