Homemade Tomato Ketchup

Homemade Tomato Ketchup Ingredients: 3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 medium onion, sliced into half moons 4 garlic cloves, chopped (about 1 tablespoon) 2 celery sticks, chopped 1 sweet red pepper, chopped 4 cm piece of ginger, peeled and chopped ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes ½ teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 6 tablespoons tomato paste 2 kg whole tomatoes; in juice, peeled, chopped 1 cup brown sugar, depending…

Spicy Apple & Tomato Chutney

Spicy Apple and Tomato Chutney

Playing Favourites Each recipe I share, in my book or here, in my blog,  I have made it over and over, perfecting and refining …so as to share with everyone around me its purest essence, every time. This, however, is a treasure I am sharing with some extra love, as it is my personal favourite, since…

Briam – Greek Vegetable Bake

Briam - Greek Vegetable Bake

Secret Garden Greek cuisine finds its best expression when simple, humble ingredients are turned into magnificent dishes of exquisite culinary greatness. Nature has a magic way of creating unique flavours when left to work on its own, with just a little help from a talented and experienced cook. This is a typical Greek vegan dish…

Tomato and Apple Chutney

Tomato and apple chutney

Tomato Chutney The Art of preserving,  allows you to capture the essence of fruits and vegetables at their flavourful prime — and to enjoy that freshness all year round. A chilled bottle of wine, some nutty-flavoured Gruyere cheese, pâté, or a wedge of brie, crusty homemade walnut bread and favourite, chutney is all we need for on…