• fishcakes and hollandaise
5 Jan, 2015


By |January 5th, 2015|Canapés, Fish course, Gluten-free, Lunch, Main Courses, Recipes, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Fishcakes - Fishcakes are a great way to use up leftover mashed potato. Serve with hollandaise or tartare sauce and salad. - mixed fish (cod, coley or hake, haddock, salmon, smoked haddock), mashed potato, fresh parsley (chopped), egg (beaten), salt and pepper (freshly ground), vegetable oil (for frying), Heat the oven to 190C/375F/Gas 5.; Put [...]

  • ricotta stuff aubergine rolls
  • italian bruschetta
  • italian olive and peccorino breadsticks
1 Jan, 2015

Party food to impress your guests

By |January 1st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Happy 2015!  Most of us are all partied out after Christmas and the New Year.  Cooking AGAIN after the festive period might leave you without ideas of good dishes to entertain and impress your guests.  Look no further.  Here are EIGHT party dishes to impress your guests and get 2015 off to a great start. [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Spinach and ricotta strudels

By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Recipes, Starters, Vegetarian|1 Comment

Spinach and ricotta strudels - Fresh and creamy filo parcels, crispy, but light. Perfect for a vegetarian starter or canapè. - fresh spinach (cooked and finely chopped), ricotta cheese, egg (beaten), salt and pepper (freshly ground), freshly grated nutmeg, filo pastry (shop bought), melted butter, sesame seeds (or poppy seeds - optional for serving), Preheat [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Thai chicken skewers & peanut sauce

By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Recipes, Starters|0 Comments

Thai chicken skewers & peanut sauce - Thai marinated chicken skewers with peanut dipping sauce. This recipe does require some assembly, but you can marinade overnight and make the dipping sauce in advance. - chicken breast (boneless), marinade: peanut oil (sesame or sunflower/vegetable alternatives), lime (juice only), fresh ginger (peeled and grated), lemongrass (chopped), red [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Pumpernickel, salmon and mascarpone

By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Recipes, Starters|0 Comments

Pumpernickel, salmon and mascarpone - Pumpernickel is a kind of rye bread and this is served with smoked salmon, dill and marscapone cream. Delicious little canapes for any party. This recipe requires no cooking! - pumpernickel bread (sliced), dill, lemon, mascarpone, white wine vinegar, smoked salmon, salt and pepper (freshly ground), Cut out circles of [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Spiced lamb kofta

By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes, Starters, Wheat-free|0 Comments

Spiced lamb kofta - In the simplest form, Koftas consist of balls of minced or ground meat, usually beef or lamb mixed with spices and/or onions. - onion (finely diced), garlic (crushed), minced lamb (neck or leg), smoked paprika, ground allspice, ground cinnamon, ground cumin, mint (roughly chopped), coriander (roughly chopped), olive oil, salt and [...]

1 Jan, 2015

Honey glazed sausages

By |January 1st, 2015|Canapés, Recipes|1 Comment

Honey glazed sausages - Honey coated sausages with side serving of celeriac dip - sausages: chipolata (or 120 cocktail sausages), wholegrain mustard, honey (runny), celeriac mash: celeriac, crème fraîche, wholegrain mustard, salt and pepper (to taste), sausages: Preheat oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.; If using chipolata sausages, make them into cocktail size by twisting each sausage [...]