Tag Archives: Butter

Roasted garlic risotto with fillet steak

When I saw James Martin make this dish on his new cookery road trip TV series set in the USA, I just had to make it! The risotto is a standard white risotto recipe but the addition of golden, roasted … Continue reading

Posted in Meat main courses, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spicy lamb and pepper stew with aubergine mash

This has to be one of my favourite¬†dishes from the Rick Stein series he did on Eastern Mediterranean cookery. I’ve made it a few times now and adapted the recipe ingredients and method slightly by using e.g. tinned rather than … Continue reading

Posted in Meat main courses, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Perfect strogonoff

We had a wonderful joint of rare roast beef at the weekend and, unusually, there was a fair bit leftover – time for a cheat’s stroganoff¬†for supper! I trimmed my rare beef into thin strips and added them to the … Continue reading

Posted in Meat main courses, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Afternoon tea scones

I think I’ve mentioned before that I don’t really have much of a sweet tooth but there are certain things that I’ll make an exception for…………an afternoon (or morning) tea treat of freshly baked scones topped with clotted cream and … Continue reading

Posted in Cakes & biscuits, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

English Carrot Cake

In the school holidays, it’s always nice to have a homemade cake around for children and drop-in visitors. This is actually a good one for kids to help make and, as it’s moist texture comes from sweet grated carrots, it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cakes & biscuits, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment