Breakfast and Brunch

Beef Bacon jam in jars

Beef Bacon Jam (aka Beef Bacon Chutney, your favourite new condiment!)

This Beef Bacon Jam is going to be your favourite condiment, hands down! It’s a delicious combination of smoky, tangy and sweet that makes a great sandwich filler, topping, dip (kind of) and all-round flavour enhancer! Beef Bacon Jam Recipe I mentioned in my last email that I have an ever growing list of reader …

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Red Chilli Pesto Omelette

Red Chilli Pesto Omelette with Marinated Vegetables (15-minute Pantry Recipe)

This Red Chilli Pesto Omelette is yet another recipe using one of my favourite sauces – pesto! Specifically, chilli pesto. But first, how are you all doing? In lockdown? Or voluntary isolation? Wherever you are, I hope you are keeping well and keeping safe. As you’ll know from the last post, I’m doing a series …

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Caponata with burrata

Caponata Recipe (fancy some Burrata with this Sicilian Masterpiece?)

Caponata is rather similar to the French ratatouille, the Jewish Matbucha and the filling for the Turkish Imam Bayildi. Some call it vegetable stew, but I think it’s too dry to fall in that category, so a cooked salad it is, as far as I’m concerned. Caponata Siciliana Like any old, favourite recipe, caponata comes …

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Beef Ragu Shakshuka

Beef Ragù Shakshuka (a hearty Italian twist to a Middle Eastern Favourite)

Beef Ragù Shakshuka – a meaty, Italian twist to the old, North African vegetarian favourite. The traditional Shakshuka is a semi hearty, yet remarkably light, breakfast dish of eggs poached in a thick tomato based sauce. It hails from North Africa, but has long been an extremely popular dish all around the Middle East. It was …

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