My Dolly mixer is a firm feature of my kitchen. She has stood the test of time in engineering, design and performance. Dolly was also the first gift my husband bought me (I’m sure the feminist in me should have been outraged – at least it wasn’t a hoover) but as a professional cook and baker it was the perfect present.
Not only did she come with the original kenlyte cream bowl, she also had a host of other accessories, one particularly rare and a few that are still in their original packaging.
This wonderful dish is filling and full of summer flavours.
In this dish I’ve combined the fresh flavours of classic pesto, with a store cupboard classic and nutritious grilled salmon. Delicious! I’ve have made a lovely little video for you to follow. Which I hope will show you how easy these recipes are. This is also a nice time to drop in that I now have a YouTube channel……. Bake Love. So expect to see many more videos to come. Make sure you go and subscribe to keep up to date with all my recipes.
I love potatoes! sweet, mashed, crushed, baked, boiled, grated- yep grated… A potato rosti is a real delight! This one is enhanced with basil, chilli, tomatoes and crowned with soft poached eggs. Great for breakfast or brunch, actually they’d be great for dinner too, or a snack… I’ll just have them all the time thanks!
Vegan / V / GF/ DF/ Syn Free
Liven up a dreary day with this sunny dip
This is a lovely alternative to plain hummus. I love adding to a classics and this one is great for a light snack. Butternut is just going out of season, so it’s the perfect way to use up any that are left. In the absence of butternut, sweet potato would also work well for this too.
The addition of the butternut adds a lift in colour, nutrients and flavour. This is a great quick, healthy dip. It is also vegan, vegetarian (V), gluten free (GF), dairy free (DF) and is syn free on Slimming World extra easy… so enjoy!
Cheeky Cow! Salt Baked Ox Cheeks with a delicious Sage, Butter and Port sauce, plus a Slimming World version…
Ox cheek are lean, filling, richly flavoured and often overlooked.
Thankfully they have gained favour recently and have been used by top chefs and restaurants.
I am so pleased as they really are a great piece of meat.
Ox cheeks are generously grained, but low fat and a great option for slimmings and non alike.
They are best cooked low and slow, so are fantastic in stews and casseroles or braised in wine.
Salt baking is a method of covering food in the ‘dough’ which insulates, cooks gently and evenly, flavours and is a little bit different.
Bream is very versatile, delicious and nutritious.
It can lower bad cholesterol, is abundant in heart-healthy omega-3 essential fatty acids.
It can protects against colon and breast cancer and can also slow down signs of aging.
It also helps uplift the mood as an antidepressant.
I have chosen bream as I think it can be a seriously overlooked fish as people favour cod and haddock (which would work very well in this recipe). Seam bream is a bit more sustainable and it takes the pressure of the other more popular fishes giving stocks a chance to replenish. Why wouldn’t you choose Bream?
This dish a light, yet satisfying dish.
It’s not very seasonal so my apologies, but I had a real craving to make courgette spaghetti and thought bream and pea would be an excellent combination.