What a great day. I'd forgotten just how much fun it is to make fresh pasta; very satisfying. I'd also forgotten how much hard work is required to knead the dough, especially when you have an audience of 8-year-old schoolchildren. This is the 10 minutes or so between the lovely eggs nestling in a flour … Continue reading Pasta for Italian Day
Homemade granola? So easy - so much easier than you'd think! This is my last recipe in this series of twists on Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution healthy breakfasts. I'd planned to simply create a homemade granola recipe for my twist on Jamie's Banana & Cinnamon Porridge, but a little research has led me towards using … Continue reading Gluten Free Granola
What better way to enjoy food than sharing? This dish is a joy-inducing crowd-pleaser and ideal for a lazy weekend brunch with family and friends. I think that it works best in a cast iron skillet or small oven-proof pan (about 23cm), but a baking tin will suffice if you don't have one. This is … Continue reading Baked Sharing Pancake
As the adage of much disputed origin states, "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." That's exactly what's going on with Jamie Oliver's latest venture. He's teamed up with Hotpoint to not only provide free cookery lessons for … Continue reading Teach A Man To Fish..
Some mornings I need a bit of a jump-start. This dish brings the zing and blows away the cobwebs like a power-washer. Hugely satisfying without weighing you down with immediate regret. This is my twist on Jamie Oliver's Silky masala eggs recipe for this year's Food Revolution campaign. It's based on the classic Huevos rancheros … Continue reading Wake & Shake Eggs