Caponata with Cinnamon Basil Flowers

Caponata is a Sicilian specialty. I’ve adapted the recipe to include basil flowers scented with cinnamon.

Asparagus Niçoise Salad

The exact constituent parts of an authentic Niçoise salad is a matter of contentious debate. There must be as many points of view as there are cooks. So I am throwing my hat into the ring and offer up Niçoise with asparagus!!

Watermelon and Prawn Salad with Chilli Dressing

Make the most of watermelon season and the hot weather with a watermelon salad. It’s make a perfect starter – especially for a Mexican meal.

Really Easy Mexican Meatballs

This is part of a series of really easy dishes – this one takes as long as the rice does to cook. It’s perfect for a quick supper after work or lunch or tea with the kids.

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…

Dad’s Californian Salad with Artichokes and Fresh Vegetables

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

Smoked Chicken, Smoked Salmon and Parma Ham Salad

This is inspired by a recipe in the book, ‘Salad’ by Amy Nathan (1985).

Tomato Salad—Simple and Visually Satisfying

This is inspired by a recipe in the book, ‘Salad’ by Amy Nathan (1985).

Quick and Easy 30 Minute Chopped Salad

“Super simple, and very easy 30 Minute American Style Chopped Salad for two with under 10 ingredients.”

Quick and Easy 30 Minute Pollack with Mexican Sweetcorn Sauce

One of a series of easy and flavoursome half hour family recipes using 10 ingredients.

Fast and Easy Baked Cod

‘Here’s a healthy, easy Baked Cod recipe from Dad. Delicious fish on the bone that holds in all the juices, garnished with black olives and basil.’

Tuna Penne Pasta

‘I tend to get home late from work and this little beauty is simple, warming and very quick to make.’

Salmon and Spelt Warm Winter Salad

‘It’s a new year and time for something healthy and light. How about a warming salad…’

Homemade Houmous

‘There’s shop-bought houmous and there’s houmous that actually tastes like houmous… If you haven’t made your own this is a great way to taste the difference. Perfect for entertaining or…’



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