Category: Snacks

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tomato, Tofu and Avocado

The Italian tricolor? A caprese salad? But it’s not mozzarella – it’s tofu. Tofu and avocado are a match made in heaven – so can the partnership be more inclusive ? Absolutely.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Strawberry Flan

This is based on an Erdbeer-Biskuit-Kuchen recipe from a German fruit flan cookbook. I was given the book during a recent trip to Germany by our hosts during ‘Kaffee und Kuchen’ (traditional coffee and cake social just after lunch).

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Five-Spice Glazed Gammon with Five-Spice Sauce

Pete always liked my Asian-flavoured sweet glazed ham. So here is a version based on five-spice flavourings.

Monday, December 18, 2017

Nduja Crostini

I was blown away by a nduja pizza I had in London. So naturally, I bought some the next time I was in my Italian deli…

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Snickerdoodle Dandies

An American favourite and an excellent way with cinnamon.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Dad’s Californian Salad with Artichokes and Fresh Vegetables

A delicious salad of fresh vegetables, typical of those grown in my childhood home!

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Turkish Eggs

These were trending a while back, but they were made famous long ago by Peter Gordon at Kopapa in Covent Garden London (now closed). I had them there and thought them a bit gloopy (sorry Peter/Turkey).

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Chocolate Snack Bars

These bars are delicious. They are full of good things but low in added sugar and added fats.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Summer Rolls with Nuoc Cham

Dad’s Vietnamese summer rolls with nuoc cham dipping sauce is a must learn. A tasty salad in a roll just waiting to be dipped in a beautiful nuoc cham!

Monday, November 28, 2016

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

‘Veg going mouldy… easy… turn them into a warming soup!’

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Japanese Smoked Mackerel Canapés

Dad made these for my girlfriend and mum at the weekend. A very pleasant surprise before dinner — with caviar!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Barbecued Lemongrass Beef Banh Mi Sandwich

‘Here in the WDC household, we love sandwiches – and when Dad says he’s popping of to our local butchers, CD Jennings & Sons, you know it’s going to be a special sandwich!’

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Easy Corn Beef Hash Breakfast

‘Here’s a dish that you can’t really mess up, it’s a super easy, tasty, family breakfast, full of everything you need to start the weekend.’

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Cheesey Arancini Balls with Tomato Sauce

‘Arancini balls inspired by our favourite Italian crime show, Inspector Montalbano!’

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Chocolate Milk

‘Milk, and chocolate, two of my favourite things… now I can enjoy a real American style chocolate milk inspired by Dad’s childhood in the states.’

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