Pancakes!

Light, fluffy American-style pancakes with a delicious jammy centre, ready for pancake day!

Roasted peppers and cherry tomatoes, filled with giant couscous flavoured with Italian summer truffle and artichoke pesto 😋⁠

INGREDIENTS Two red peppers Handful of cherry tomatoes Olive oil Sea salt and black pepper Belazu artichoke and truffle pesto (https://www.belazu.com/?s=truffle%20pesto) 1 packet of giant couscous (pearl couscous by Artisan Grains) Parmesan or pecorino cheese Parsley, chopped   So simple it’s almost not a recipe! METHOD Cut the peppers in half, remove the seeds, drop…

Pumpkin soup

Ingredients 1/2 fennel, chopped⁠ 1 leek, sliced⁠ 1 butternut squash, peeled and chopped⁠ 2 cloves of garlic, chopped⁠ olive oil⁠ 1/2 tsp smoked chilli flakes⁠ 300 ml vegetable stock⁠ Salt and pepper⁠ Pumpkin seeds⁠ Double cream⁠ Aleppo pepper⁠ ⁠ Method Add a splash of olive oil to a large saucepan, and set on a moderate…

Pickled vegetables

Pickling liquor 300 ml cider vinegar (I use Belazu Co) 300 ml water 60 g caster sugar 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon black peppercorns 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 teaspoon coriander Optional extras: Sprig of lemon verbena, orange zest, dill fronds, green chilli. Vegetables 500 g mixed vegetables (cucumber, shallots, carrot, radish, cauliflower, kohlrabi,…

Macarons

My recipe for macarons, with some hints and tips to guide you through making these feisty little treats, and to avoid some of the pitfalls…

Baba ganoush

Smokey aubergine dip, perfect with flatbreads