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Banana & Strawberry Smoothie

Smoothies eh? I’ll be honest and say I like a few smoothies, not the ones with lemongrass, buckwheat et al, I go for the everyday fruit smoothies with a bit of natural yoghurt and this is my absolute fave which I have most days – mainly because about a minute to prepare. Ingredients: 1 banana 8 … Continue reading

Mirepoix

One of my recent posts was commented on by a fellow blogger (hello Jenny Eatwell) who mentioned the importance of the ‘trinity’ of onion, celery and carrot in cooking various dishes. The French term for this trinity is mirepoix and here’s the answers to a few questions about it. If you have any more then … Continue reading

Shepherd’s Pie

It’s a classic of British cooking isn’t it, the superb Shepherd’s Pie. I’m thinking if I should just call this blog – “Cooking with Jamie and Delia” as it feels like all of my recent recipes have been from one of these two giants of English home cooking. It’s probably not the case, so I’ll … Continue reading

Spicy Parsnip Soup

Time for another soup recipe, this one I took straight off Jamie Oliver’s website and it’s for Spicy Parsnip. With the winter months coming in I though a good root vegetable base would be the way forward, you can find the original recipe here. Ingredients: Olive oil Knob of butter 1 large onion, peeled and … Continue reading

French Onion Soup

Well it’s been a while hasn’t it? Moving house is hellish, that is all I have to say on the subject! I’ve managed to get a lot of new things cooked over the past 6 weeks but just not had the opportunity to take pictures and write about it. There have been some really good … Continue reading

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