Alternative Easter Lunch: Pollo al Limone from ‘The Amalfi Coast’

Lemon Chicken Thighs

Easter is usually all about roast lamb, but in case you are looking for an alternative – or you have an extra large crowd to feed - you might have time to try this recipe for Pollo al Limone – or Lemon Chicken Thighs. It is one of my favourite recipes from a book I received recently called The… 

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A British Asparagus, Mozzarella Salad AND a VERY BIG Thank You!


Is it hot or cold, do we have sunshine or rain? Is anyone else confused?!  Up until yesterday, we were eating warming soups and stews, today, the sunnier and more in keeping with spring weather, inspired this lovely bright British asparagus, mozzarella, tomato and egg salad. This is a sort of cross between asparagus with poached egg (a heavenly combination) and an Italian… 

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Baked Aubergine (Yotam Ottolenghi Recipe)


I have to say that when I popped into my local Morrisons store this week, I did not expect to be met by such an amazing array of seasonal fruit and vegetables. I almost started taking photographs, but held back, in case someone thought I was mad. They did recently refurbish the store and so now it… 

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Lemon Pudding (Leon)


As mentioned in my review post yesterday, this week I’ve been enjoying baking from the new Leon Baking & Puddings book. I hope you’ve been enjoying some baking too for National Baking Week! Octopus Books have kindly offered three books to giveway to my readers as well as giving me permission to share this lovely recipe called… 

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Provençal Lavender Biscuit and Lemon Cheesecake

I was recently sent a parcel containing some wonderful French ingredients from an area of France called Vaucluse en Provence. The ingredients included a packet of dried lavender flowers, the most INCREDIBLE bright purple lavender biscuits, thyme, sweet bay leaves, a tub of herby Provence tomato paste and a tub of anchovy paste by Les Délices Du… 

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Lemony Spring Cupcakes


Although there are still (officially) a couple of weeks until spring, the first appearance of daffodils in my garden have already cheered me up! It’s been a busy couple of weeks (see below) and I realise I have been slack in posting, but I promise lots of lovely posts in the coming weeks.  Today I have been… 

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