Recipes

All recipes featured are our own unless otherwise stated. We love to cook and our inspiration comes from everywhere. We have travelled the world, eaten out in countless places and about to lose count of our literary food based collection. Ingredients are always fresh, we very rarely use processed food, everything is achievable at home if you want it to be.

Please feel free to rate, comment or give feedback on anything you see, cook yourself or just have an opinion on. We won’t bite back, promise.

Nectarine, garlic, sour cherry and lime chutney.

Home made chutneys are always far superior to shop bought ones and you can once you have made a few have an almost endless variety of choices at hand using ingredients in your cupboard. We had some sour cherries and whole Iranian limes leftover from a middle eastern dinner so we mixed these up with some nectarines and lots of garlic and this delicious chutney was made. This is a very flexible recipe, you can use peaches or plums, change the cherries for raisins or sultanas and if you're not a fan of garlic then swop for a chopped onion. Whatever you choose a chutney is a great accompaniment to cheeses and cold meats.

Raw asparagus, avocado and mint salad with parmesan, lemon and olive oil.

Asparagus is a very seasonal vegetable and we are always looking for new ways to use it when the season comes around. Having never used it uncooked before we thought we would try it shaved thinly with a vegetable peeler. It worked beautifully tossed with the avocado and mint, delicately flavoured with a hint of lemon and olive oil. This salad is a great accompaniment to simple fish or chicken dishes or can easily be eaten on its own.

Brazilian black bean and squash stew

This is a vegetarian version of a classic Brazilian dish called Feijoada.

Champagne marmalade bar with marmalade vodka glaze

Loaf cakes are a very easy way to get your cake fix.

Black badger pea, bacon, sundried tomato and quinoa salad

Black badger peas are very northern and yet go amazingly well with Peruvian quinoa.

Leek, fava bean and thyme soup

Dried split fava beans are very easy to use, they cook down after a slow simmer and make a lovely smooth soup

Tray bake Venison sausage with squash, tomatoes, balsamic vinegar and grapes

An all in one tray bake, easy to make and even easier to eat.

Turlu Turlu

This is a traditional Turkish dish, mix and match the vegetables however you like, use as a main or as a side dish.

Scouse

A traditional British recipe from the land of scousers.

Caramel flapjack with pumpkin seeds, cranberries and white chocolate

Homemade flapjacks are best and you can play around with this and mix it up however you like.