Category: Al-fresco

Halloumi & Roasted Vegetable Salad

What a beautifully simple dish...One thats really easy to cook and easy to devour. You can always mix it up with whatever fresh seasonal veggies you come across to really experiment with the different flavours...

By Simon

Focaccia…Your Way…….

I love making Foccacia dough.....That bit when you wiggle and stretch your fingers, ready to play Mozart's 5th symphony in A flat minor, straight into the heart of the waiting dough, epic, do it now.... Theres something therapeutic about making a really beautiful focaccia...Knocking it back, playing the piano and rustling up beautiful ingredients to adorn it with. Get involved and feel free to play around with the toppings you won't regret it...Great fun to tear this up and share with all your friends and family... Grazia Italy....

By Simon

Paella Our Way……

Simple and delicious, our Heart Kitchen version of Spanish Paella. At Heart Kitchen we love a paella, its one of those amazing dishes that can be shared straight to the table bringing the whole family together. Great fun and so many variations that can be made....fish, meat, vegetarian

By Simon

Mackerel Fagioli……

An Italian all time classic..... Fagioli, Italians, especially the Tuscanites love the mix of beans, so simple, so healthy and so delicious....

By Simon

Meat Free Monday Burgers & A Kicking BBQ Sauce…..

Inspired from the cookbook "Peace & Parsnips" a little twist on a couple of groovy burger recipes to celebrate meat free mondays in the Curious Kitchen.... Roasted sweet potato & aubergine, miso infused brown rice, sun kissed tomato and a ton of other stuff.... A quick and simple wild mushroom & bean burger, also packed with lots of stuff and of course flavour. Give em a blast its BBQ party time.................

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Roasting Sweet Chestnuts……3 Ways, maybe 4………

"Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost nipping on your nose, Yuletide carols being sung by a choir, and folks dressed up like Eskimos" ................

By Simon

Smoked Trout Pate With Attitude……

One of my all time favourites, smoked trout pate with a bit of attitude, served on lightly toasted buttered sourdough, epic taste and super simple.........Fancy smoking your own trout........Check out our recipe: Smoked Rainbow Trout......

By Simon

Giant Tray-Baked Lamb With Sun Kissed Tomatoes & Herby Cornish Cruncher….

Got a lot of guests to feed, this is a super easy, super quick, packed to the gunnels with flavour, roasting dish. Minced lamb, onion, sun kissed tomatoes, herbs & spice a handful of oats & egg, today served with a herb baked Cornish cruncher with a ton of salad, add pickles chutney or your favourite sauce.......Roll on the next gathering......

By Simon

Vibrant Couscous……Smiling With Flavour For You Nikki.

Fresh, vibrant and packed with flavour & texture, this green couscous is so versatile, mix up the flavours, what would your tasty buds want ? Its' a truly stunning dish to adorn any table. For you Nikki....

By Simon

Savoury Muffins, Served Warm From The Oven…..

Savoury muffins, perfect for a sunshine picnic, a lazy sunday brunch or a summer party. Simple and truly delicious. Try out different fillings for your own muffin creations, grated carrot, sweet potato or courgette, pastrami, a handful of chopped chorizo, herbs, olives or a variety of strong hard cheeses, how about parmesan, black olive & sun-dried tomato.......

By Simon