My favourite roast leg of lamb

MY favourite roast leg of lamb

Simply divine… The fragrance of a leg of lamb roasting in the oven and then the velvety flavour when we can finally partake of it stimulates the senses in many ways. The roast lamb takes centre stage in a drama that is steadily woven into the Greek Easter plot as each new generation adds their…

Braised Beef in Lemon Sauce

Braised beef in lemon sauce

Oldies, Goodies… This is a comforting classic dish; beautifully pungent, elegant and tender… A sweet and sour flavour that makes it ideal for a cold winter evening. Let it simmer for as long as it needs to become tender and, once it is ready, simply sauté it to give it that twist of flavour. You…

Slow-Cooked Braised Beef on a Layer of Vegetables

Slow-cooked braised beef on a layer of vegetables

Slow-Cooked Braised Beef on a Layer of Vegetables Nothing tastes like braised beef when you take it out of the oven after a long night of slow cooking on a bed of vegetables… It has a distinctive meaty perfume that is beautifully pungent on a cold Autumn or Winter day. Don’t be put off the…

Fig-Braised Chicken with Spiced Walnuts & Figs

Fig-Braised Chicken & Spiced Walnuts and Figs

A Winter’s Tale Marinating, braising and simmering… caramelizing figs with cranberries soaked in balsamic vinegar make a glaze over the chicken for a deep, rich taste! The parsley, walnuts and paprika add the crunchy spicy topping…! Fig-Braised Chicken with Spiced Walnuts & Figs Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup dried figs, chopped  ½ cup dried cranberries ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce…

Marianne’s Swedish Meatballs

Swedish meatballs

Comfort Classics When it comes to comfort food, it takes me back to my childhood, as my Auntie Marianne from Sweden would prepare for us, serving it with homemade potato puree. When she graciously passed her recipe on to me, I kept the potato puree tradition, a flavour that always takes me back to childhood….