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Aubergine Parmigiana

A classic Italian dish which is a fabulous way to enjoy slow cooked tomatoes and aubergine. Ingredients Tomato sauce: – 200g of cherry tomatoes – 4 or 5 basil leaves – 1 onion, roughly sliced – 2 tbsp of olive oil – Pinch of salt – Pinch of sugar – […]


Sicilian cannoli

No trip to Sicily would be complete without trying and making this signature dessert. Make sure you use the freshest ricotta you can find and have fun experimenting with different flavour combinations for the filling. Ingredients – cannoli shells – 1 cup of flour – 2 tbsp sugar – 1/2 […]


The emoji exams

Ever underestimated the tweenters (teenagers and twenty somethings)? Have you ever tried fitting an iPhone screen protector? I have, ok, so the sticky plastic went on eventually, but not without a cack-handed fight and loads of unsightly and annoying bubbles. So I re-camped and studied some Youtube videos of (young) […]


Roasted chestnut autumn stew

Its chestnut time, and as well as enjoying them on their own, why not have a go at making this delicious warming autumn stew. Ingredients: – 1 medium onion – 1/2 fennel bulb – 1/2 leak – 2 cloves of garlic – 1 can of butter beans – 20 chestnuts […]


Halloumi, apricot and asparagus noodles

A real fusion of MediterraneanĀ  and Eastern flavours combine for this taste-bud tingling meal. The apricots are full of vitamins and minerals and have a balancing effect on the nervous system, with the green vegetables providing a source of fibre. Ingredients (serves 2) – 4 apricots, sliced – 6 asparagus […]


Roasted tomato soup

From chilled to roasted tomatoes, this warming roasted tomato soup served up with courgette and mushroom bread is great comfort food. If you get the right tomatoes their flavour will make sure this recipe works well. Tomatoes are also a rich source of vitamin C and antioxidants. Ingredients – Roasted […]