Recipe of the Day – A rather pleasing carrot cake

A rather pleasing carrot cake with lime mascarpone icing With almonds, walnuts and spice The gorgeous cream cheese icing for this exceedingly good carrot cake recipe is an absolute treat This carrot cake is an exceedingly good cake made all the more pleasing by the twist of lime mascarpone icing. It’s delicious, it works and [...]

Reccipe of the Day – Traybaked Keralan fish curry

Traybaked Keralan fish curry A guaranteed crowd pleaser Creamy, rich and packed with spices, this traybake is fresh, flavoursome and super-comforting. Nutritional Information (amount per serving) Calories 327kcal Carbs 7.4g Sugar 5.5g Fat 19.9g Saturates 6.7g Protein 30.7g Serves 12-14 Approx time: 60 Difficulty: not too tricky Ingredients 3 medium onions 4 cloves of garlic [...]

Recipe of the Day – Golden Chicken, Braised Greens & Potato Gratin

Golden Chicken, Braised Greens & Potato Gratin A proper, square meal in minutes Nutritional Information (amount per serving) Calories 666kcal Carbs 48.1g Sugar 11.1g Fat 26.7g Saturates 8g Protein 53.3g Serves 4 Approx time: 15 Difficulty: super easy Ingredients For The Gratin 800 g potatoes 3 onions olive oil 1 organic chicken stock cube ½ [...]

Recipe of tthe Day – Sizzling lamb koftas

Serves 4 35m Super easy These sizzling lamb koftas are a joy – as soon as they come off the grill they’re rolled in smashed nuts and spices, before being wrapped up with pickles and crunchy veg in a soft tortilla. They’re super simple to make, fulfilling, and in various shapes and sizes have been [...]

Recipe of the day – Spicy salami

Spicy salami, courgette, basil, tomato & mozzarella pizza topping A wicked meat and veg combo You can’t go wrong with a lovely salami-topped pizza and it works a treat with the courgette Recipe for pizza dough and tomato sauce Nutritional Information (amount per serving) Calories 831kcal Carbs 11.8g Sugar 6.1g Fat 71.2g Saturates 25.8g Protein [...]

Recipe of the Day – Pasta peperonata

Pasta peperonata With red and yellow peppers Chunky rigatoni pasta is great for catching the lovely flavors of the peppers and mascarpone This is a great pasta dish using rigatoni, which is quite robust. It makes a really nice lunchtime snack. The mascarpone or crème fraîche is a lovely addition, but you can leave it [...]

Recipe of the Day – Bloomin’ brilliant brownies

Made with sumptuous dark chocolate, nuts and sour cherries This is a great little recipe for easy, fail-safe, gloriously gooey chocolate brownies Ingredients 250 g unsalted butter 200 g good-quality dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), broken up 75 g dried sour cherries, optional 50 g chopped nuts, optional 80 g cocoa powder, sifted 65 g [...]

Recipe of the Day – Keralan veggie curry with poppadoms

Keralan veggie curry with poppadoms, rice & minty yoghurt A perfect combo of cauliflower, chickpeas and pineapple This brilliantly fast vegetable curry gets that full-on, fragrant flavor in double-quick time Serves 4 Preparing timee: 15m Super easy Ingredients For the curry ½ cauliflower 2 tablespoons rapeseed oil 1 heaped teaspoon black mustard seeds 1 heaped [...]

Recipe of the Day – Beautifully cheesy pasta fonduta

Ingredients 2 tablespoons mascarpone cheese 40 g blue cheese 40 g goats cheese 4 sprigs of fresh marjoram 1 lemon 250 g tagliolini 1 small bunch of fine asparagus sea salt freshly ground black pepper extra virgin olive oil Method Place a large pan of salted boiling water on a high heat. Bring to the [...]

Five foodie tips for healthier kids

Five foodie tips for healthier kids Published by Food Team | May 15, 2014 | In Family cooking, Foundation, Nutrition By Laura Parr, Jamie’s head nutritionist There is nothing more important than our children’s health, and you can’t underestimate the importance of nutrition as part of that. Making sure kids eat well and have a [...]