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Christmas party nibbles

For the pate crostiniLine a baking tray with non-stick baking paper. Place on teaspoonfuls of the grated parmesan, spaced apart, one for each crostini. Bake in th...

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Puff pastry almond and chocolate croissants with chocolate custard

Roll out the pastry 4 mm thick and cut out 6 inch triangles. Lay out side by side on your work top. In a bowl, mix together the almonds, sugar, cocoa, vanilla, butter, walnuts, 25g chocolate chips and enough of the be...

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Strawberry yogurt tiramisu with almond praline

Start this recipe with the praline. Place the sugar and water into a non stick frying pan, mix together and heat gently to a light golden caramel. Stir in the sliced almonds, mix together and immediately pour the hot ...

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Black olive and sundried tomato frittata with tuna and fresh herbs

Place all the ingredients into a large bowl, season well with salt and pepper and mix together. Heat the oil in a frying pan, tip in the mixture and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown. Can be served ...

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Walnut and cranberry baked chocolate tart

Line a 20cm loose bottomed tin with the pastry and bake blind for 25 minutes. Melt the chocolate and butter together, and also mix together the maple syrup and eggs. Whisk the melted chocolate mixture into the eggs, a...

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Puff pastry tart with caramelized onions, grilled pears and asparagus with caciotta cheese sauce

Roll out the puff pastry into a large rectangle. Prick all over with a fork, allow to sit for 10 minutes. Place onto a baking sheet lined with baking paper and bake at 200`c for 15-20 minutes. To prepare the carameliz...

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Curried sweet potato and pumpkin soup

Heat the oil in a large pan and sauté together the garlic, leek, herbs and curry powder for 5 minutes till soft. Add in the pumpkin and sweet potato and cook for just 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, add in th...

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Gluten free focaccia with pink hummus, grilled aubergine and toasted pine nuts

To make the hummus, place all the ingredients in a food processor and blitz for 30 seconds till you have a nice smooth dip. You made need to stop half way and scrape down the sides during blitzing. Next, cook the pizz...

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Vegetable terrine with grilled asparagus

For this recipe you will need to cover a metal loaf tin with cling film and put aside. Start this recipe by slicing the aubergine and zucchini horizontally and grill in a pan or oven with a little olive oil till cooke...

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Tuna, spinach and black olive arancini

Start this recipe by frying together the onion and garlic to soften with a tbsp of olive oil. Add in the tuna, spinach and season with salt and pepper. Cook down for just 2 minutes then remove off the heat and stir in...

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Avocado and raspberry chia seed jars with coconut and pistachios

Start this recipe by placing the coconut pistachios into a food processor and blitz together to a crumb. Spoon half of this mixture into the base of your jars. Reserve the remaining crumb. Next, place the avocado, ici...

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Asian style mushroom and coconut milk soup

Start this recipe by heating the oil in a deep pan and sauté together the onion for 4 minutes to soften. Add in the garlic and ginger paste, frozen coriander leaves and frozen mixed mushrooms. Season to taste with sa...

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