Chicken and vegetable curry with basmati rice

I’ve been working with the Brixworth food larder recently, who help to redistribute food that would otherwise go to waste or landfill but is still safe to eat. Thanks to some funding from the Constance Travis Endowment Fund (Via Northamptonshire Community Foundation) I have been able to produce some recipe cards and video tutorials toContinue reading “Chicken and vegetable curry with basmati rice”

Cooking up some recipe ideas for the residents of Brixworth

No Fuss Meals for Busy Parents CIC has been awarded a grant from the Constance Travis Endowment fund for Northamptonshire to provide mealtime cooking inspiration to members of the Brixworth Community Larder The newly formed CIC was awarded this funding through Northamptonshire Community Foundation to work with the Northampton Hope Centre Community Larder Network, to provideContinue reading “Cooking up some recipe ideas for the residents of Brixworth”

Pea harvesting

According to the University of Warwick, if we all bought 15% more home-grown fruit and veg, the UK economy would be £500 million a year better off… And so, I wanted to share a recent visit with you to the UK pea harvesting taking place in Boston, Lincolnshire at the moment. Everyone has a bagContinue reading “Pea harvesting”

Garlic butter

Who couldn’t resist the flavour of homemade garlic butter? Boy it tastes so good, full of flavour and so different to what you buy ready made in the shops. So will you have a go at making your own? Always use butter as it will retain it’s texture and flavour. Sadly margarine just goes runnyContinue reading “Garlic butter”

Bacon, cheese and pea quiche

In my books, a quiche is a posh pizza. Using up some scrummy freshly laid eggs, bacon, cheese, onions and peas, this recipe is super quick as uses a pack of ready rolled pastry, and it’s gluten free too ( I used JusRol gluten free pastry) Watch this quick video on how to make… theContinue reading “Bacon, cheese and pea quiche”

Elderflower cordial

The elderflowers have covered the hedgerows with their white fragrant blooms over the past couple of weeks. Take a look at this short video to see how I make my own batch of elderflower cordial. Be quick as the flowers will soon be over…! Your ingredient list is as follows: 20 elderflower heads 1kg BritishContinue reading “Elderflower cordial”

Lime, coconut and white chocolate cheesecake (Gluten Free)

Inspired by the BBC Good Food magazine recipe but with a few of my own twists, including the fact that I’ve made it #GlutenFree , here is my easy to make, no fuss, no bake cheesecake with a summer vibe Fancy having a good at this?! Ingredients For the base: 120g salted butter 1 packedContinue reading “Lime, coconut and white chocolate cheesecake (Gluten Free)”