Honey Garlic Salmon

Honey Garlic Salmon. This is one of those dishes that once you have made it once you’ll want to make it again and again. I think it makes a beautiful dinner party dish or summer buffet and is quite simple enough to do on weeknights if you have some thawed frozen salmon fillets. There is…

Garlic and Tarragon Potato Salad

This Garlic and Tarragon Potato Salad is definitely a family favourite and it’s even better when  the potatoes are from the garden. You may find this hard to believe but new potatoes are almost the same price as fresh cod here in France! Yes, it’s definitely something we have to grow here. For this potato salad there…

Lamb Kleftiko

Lamb Kleftiko is a fantastic  Greek dish for spring when it’s not quite barbecue time, perfect for Sunday lunch.   Think of the fresh aromas of mint and lemon and imagine walking into the kitchen with this in the oven. It just smells amazing! Best of all you can put it in the oven, go out for…

Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise

Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise is one of my favourites but it’s often sold in a small jar with a large price! I often make my own mayonnaise so I thought I would making my own. This is a really easy recipe, which is great for the coming barbecue season. We have been barbecuing for the last month, although…

Turkey Escalopes with Sage Butter

Turkey escalopes with garlic, lemon and sage butter. Here is a really quick  and simple dish that is full of flavour yet  easy enough for a mid week dinner. It is so quick that by the time the potatoes and broccoli were steamed, the turkey was ready. You could also use chicken bashed flat or…

Roast Lamb Studded with Garlic and Rosemary

I make no excuse for a ‘meat post’.  My poor husband has been ‘roast free’ for four weeks while he was in England so we had to celebrate. Did we really need an excuse for a delicious dinner? For me, this is the only way to cook a leg of roast lamb. It’s always a…

Pak Choi with Garlic and Ginger

I would like to tell you that I am up all night concocting new recipes and then spending all day perfecting them but I can’t because most of the time my recipes are based on looking at what I have hanging about and throwing it together. That’s how this recipe for pak choi, or bok…

Chicken and Chorizo One Pot Lazy Bake

Everyone needs a lazy day, don’t they? This chicken and chorizo one pot dish, is a really easy dinner when you have little time for preparation or fiddly cooking. This dish is high in flavour due to the chorizo, garlic and lemon and low in effort as only the onions need peeling. You could easily…

Pommes de Terre à la Dauphinoise for cheats!

Who doesn’t love a tasty Gratin Dauphinois? Well, even if it’s not everyone’s favourite, it is probably more popular than my chicken liver recipe! Now I love to cook Pommes de Terres à la Dauphinoise in the oven traditionally, especially when we have duck, but there isn’t always the time or the ingredients. This dish…