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Mango Mousse with Strawberries and Toasted Coconut Ice Cream
The summer is in full swing and strawberries are ripe for picking. Such ingredients associated with sunshine lead me to think of a dessert. A tropical pairing of Yee Kwan Toasted Coconut Ice Cream with Mango. Of course, I had to include those lovely British strawberries. 
Tiramisu with Coffee Ice Cream
Tiramisu is given an Asian twist with this amazing Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream from the wonderful range at Yee Kwan. This Tiramisu is traditional for the most part but the ice cream really gives that intense coffee hit along with a new texture. The two parts work incredibly well together...
Cinco de Mayo Nachos
Cinco de Mayo is fast approaching and very soon mounds of green goodness will be consumed along with the festivities. By green goodness, I am of course referring to guacamole. An essential accompaniment when it comes to loaded nachos.
Coq au Riesling
You didn’t think that it would be just the one recipe, did you? After the success of the ham and goats cheese salad starter it seemed rude not to have a go at a main course. Once again my mind ticked over with thoughts of what could I make...
Philly Cheese Steak Joe Wicks
Who doesn’t love cheese? Who doesn’t love steak? All this is possible when i’m supposed to be on a diet. Well, whatever you say captain! Joe Wicks’ books really aim to let you enjoy the kind of food you are familiar with yet adapted in a way that is...
12 Hour Smoky Barbecue Rib
So, it’s January in the UK, Storm Eleanor is in full swing and you fancy a barbecue - what do you do about that? Well, I had exactly this problem. After some thought about fancy tricks with my oven or maybe splashing out on an indoor barbecue set up...

Flatbread

flatbread
If you haven’t got hours to set aside to make bread, the good news is, you don’t need to! These flatbreads are done in under 30 minutes and go superbly well with greek style gyro’s or to serve simply with your favourite Indian, Mexican or Moroccan food - the...

Kugelhopf

Kugelhopf
Kugelhopf is the halfway point between a bread and a cake with roots thought to be from Alsace in France and also Upper Austria. A yeast based cake flavoured with raisins and almonds it’s often enjoyed alongside a cup of coffee. For this recipe you will need a large...

Halloumi Fries

We recently visited Oli Baba's, part of the street food elite based at Camden Lock. They specialise in halloumi fries dressed with spices, yogurt dressing and finished with pomegranate. This is a nod to the guys at Oli baba's with our version which is quick and easy to make...
Tanzanian Chocolate Ganache
Le Champignon Sauvage, based in Cheltenham, is a restaurant that I’ve been meaning to visit for some time. What with holidays, cooking and life in general it just hasn’t happened yet but luckily David Everitt-Matthias’s book on dessert from the restaurant has slipped into my collection with ease.It’s a...