Recipes

Healthy eating: even more reason to eat olives

After the excesses of Christmas, it's only natural that you should want to eat healthily this time of year. And olives are the perfect snack for those looking for a lighter treat without compromising...

Spanish olives marinated in oregano and chillies

Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of green Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 6 sprigs of fresh oregano 6 dried cayenne peppers Method Drain the Spanish olives...

Spanish olives, sesame seeds, lemon juice and mint

Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of green Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 1 tbsp of sesame seeds 1 lemon 3 sprigs of mint 3 sprigs of thyme Method Drain...

Spanish olives marinated in sweet pimentón, red onion and fennel seeds

Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of black Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 1 tbsp of Sweet pimentón 1/3 of a red onion 1 tbsp of fennel seeds Method...

Spanish olives with Manchego cheese marinated in olive oil, black peppercorns, bay leaves, rosemary and garlic

Dish type: Olives Serves 4 Ingredients 1 jar or tin of ‘turning colour’ or black Spanish olives 100ml of mild Spanish olive oil 50g of Manchego cheese 5 black peppercorns 2 fresh...

A detox breakfast for every day of the week

Breakfast. It's the most important meal of the day, especially for those of us trying to be healthy and maybe even shed a few festive pounds. And yet with the morning rush and long list of daily chores,...

Tenderstem Broccoli and Smoked Salmon Omelette

Dish type: Breakfast Makes 1 omelette, serves 2 Preparation and cooking time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 100g Tenderstem broccoli, each piece cut into 3 ½ a small red onion, finely...

Quinoa Porridge with Macadamia Nut Milk

Dish type: Breakfast Serves 4 Ingredients Seeds from 1 pomegranate 200g (7oz/2 cups) quinoa flakes 75g (3oz/scant ²/³ cup) goji berries 1 cinnamon stick 475ml (16fl oz/scant 2 cups) Macadamia...

It's high in protein, low in carbs, so go quinoa crazy for 2013

We're all looking for the new thing to help us become just that little bit healthier this New Year and it seems we could be given a helping hand by the tiny grains of pseudo-cereal that make...

Thai-style Chicken, Shitake and Tenderstem® Broccoli with Noodles and Coconut Broth

Dish type: Soup Serves: 4-6 Preparation and cooking time: 25 mins Tenderstem® is a perfect ingredient for any kind of broth or curry as you can add it near the end and cook it briefly so it provides...

Spaghetti with Crab, Lemon, Chilli, Parsley and Radish Shavings

Dish type: Pasta Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 15 to 20 minutes Ingredients 500g dried spaghetti 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 garlic cloves, sliced 1 tsp fennel seeds...

Lamb and Sweetfire® Beetroot Burgers with Feta

Dish type: Lamb Serves 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients 500g minced lamb 250g Sweetfire® beetroot*, finely chopped 1 egg, beaten 2 tbsp chopped mint...

Be a savvy chef with cost-saving family suppers

As well as detoxes and new exercise regimes, the excesses of Christmas see us tighten our purse strings in January. By being a savvy shopper and cook, you can make significant savings. But being on...

Perfect recipes for festive leftovers

If you have plates filled to the brim with roast turkey, boiled ham and Christmas pudding in your fridge – among other delicious festive ingredients – you are not alone. Along with Christmas...

Eric Lanlard's Purist Christmas Cake

Dish type: Dessert Serves 8 Preparation time: overnight soaking, + 25 minutes Cooking time: 3½–4 hours Ingredients 350g (12oz) golden sultanas 350g (12oz) raisins ¼ bottle brandy 350g...

Eric Lanlard's Chocolate and Chestnut Christmas Yule Log

Dish type: Dessert Serves 6 Preparation and cooking time: about 1 hour,10 minutes Ingredients For the sponge 3 egg whites 130g (4¾oz) golden caster sugar 4 egg yolks 50g (2oz) unsalted butter,...

Christmas recipes for a vegetarian-friendly festive menu

Going vegetarian at Christmas has never been easier. Whether you've just become a herbivore yourself, or have a veggie coming over for Christmas Day, the hearty winter meal options – meat-free – are...



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