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…

Pasta Sauce Made with Leftover Pumpkin Soup

Second Act It is pumpkin season … Leftover pumpkin soup..? Last minute dinner idea. Always a winner! Salty, spicy, peppery and so tasty! Pasta Sauce Made with Leftover Pumpkin Soup   Ingredients ½ cup walnuts, chopped sea salt black pepper, freshly ground, to taste 500 g spaghetti (or pasta of choice) 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted 1 to 2 onions, diced (about 1…

Autumn Barley Risotto

Autumn barley risotto

Autumn Sonata A  recipe, put together with love and respect for nature, can create a painting, brushstrokes of different ingredients, all blended in to make up a beautiful image… I find the combination of ingredients quite sophisticated; subtle but still incredibly flavoursome… Autumn Barley Risotto Ingredients ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 4 small courgettes, diced small 1 leek,…

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….

Camargue red Rice with Feta Cheese

Camargue red Rice Salad with Feta Cheese

True Colours Camargue red rice is a variety of red rice cultivated in the wetlands of the Camargue region of southern France. This red rice has a nutty taste and is the perfect base for a filling dish that whispers summer. Pour the dressing over the rice while it is still warm, so it can absorb all…