The Secret Recipe Club: Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Tapenade with Rosemary Recipe

The Secret Recipe Club: Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Tapenade Recipe

The Secret Recipe Club: Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Tapenade with Rosemary Recipe It’s that time again, time to share a guest blog and recipe, courtesy of The Secret Recipe Club, and this month I almost forgot it, as the email letting me know who my secret blog partner was didn’t arrive in my inbox and… 

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The Secret Recipe Club, Snacks & California! Rosemary & Smoked Sea Salt Roasted Walnuts

The Secret Recipe Club, Snacks & California! Rosemary & Smoked Sea Salt Roasted Walnuts

The Secret Recipe Club, Snacks & California! Rosemary & Smoked Sea Salt Roasted Walnuts It’s that time again, after a break of a month, I am back with my BIG reveal recipe for The Secret Recipe Club! This month as part of Group C, my “secret” blog partner was Chelsy from Mangia Blog. Chelsy is a… 

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Lazy Summer Lunches and Food Hampers: Spanish Tapas Toast with Escalivada Recipe

Lazy Summer Lunches and Food Hampers: Spanish Tapas Toast with Escalivada Recipe

Lazy Summer Lunches and Food Hampers: Spanish Tapas Toast with Escalivada Recipe How nice it is the receive a hamper of artisan products, and I was delighted to receive just one such box last week when a box of Spanish goodies landed on my doorstep. The box of delights had been sent to me by… 

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Fish on Friday: Smoked Haddock Spread with Sourdough Toast and Mesclun Leaves

Smoked Haddock Spread with Sourdough Toast and Mesclun Leaves

Fish on Friday: Smoked Haddock Spread with Sourdough Toast and Mesclun Leaves Day fourteen on the Advent Calendar:  14th December It’s Friday, which can only mean one thing, my regular Fish on Friday post, and today I am featuring some fabulous smoked haddock; caught by Budding Rose and Lapwing, two weeks ago; the fish was… 

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An Easy Christmas Cheeseboard! Festive French Cheese Wreath with Boursin Cheese

An Easy Christmas Cheeseboard! Festive French Cheese Wreath with Boursin Cheese

An Easy Christmas Cheeseboard! Festive French Cheese Wreath with Boursin Cheese With Christmas and the New Year, as well as Thanksgiving approaching, I am starting to think of easy and yet spectacular ways to present meals, especially amuse bouche, aperitif snacks, nibbles and the festive cheeseboard. It is well-known with all my family and friends that… 

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Fish on Friday and a Wet Barbecue Weather Recipe! Herb Marinated BBQ Scallop & Bacon Skewers (Kebabs)

Herb Marinated BBQ Scallop & Bacon Skewers (Kebabs)

Fish on Friday and a Wet Barbecue Weather Recipe! Herb Marinated BBQ Scallop & Bacon Skewers (Kebabs) Yes I know, it’s raining and blowing a gale in parts of the UK, and my Fish on Friday post is all about BARBECUES! But, any fish or seafood that can be cooked on a BBQ, can also be… 

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May Day, Foraging and a Prelude to Summer – Old Fashioned English Elderflower Cordial

Old Fashioned Elderflower Cordial An old recipe - 100 years old. This summer cordial is made with Elderflowers.........once made it can be mixed with sparkling wine, mineral water, lemonade or added to cooking for desserts.

May Day, Foraging and a Prelude to Summer ~ Old Fashioned English Elderflower Cordial ~ The first of May is a special day in my family, it was my maternal grandfather’s birthday and it is the prelude to a month of many family birthdays and anniversary celebrations, of which one is mine. It’s also a… 

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Herbs on Saturday: Marinated English Goat’s Cheese with Wild Garlic, Stem Ginger and Herbs

Marinated English Goat’s Cheese with Garlic, Stem Ginger and Herbs

~ Herbs on Saturday ~ Marinated English Goat’s Cheese with Wild Garlic, Stem Ginger and Herbs I have to apologise, I have let Herbs on Saturday lapse this last month…..I have just been so busy and I never got around to making the linky for the Blog Hop…….however, I am starting the Herbs on Saturday… 

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Celebrating National Stilton Week with Auld Alliance: Potted Blue Cheese & Scotch Whisky

Auld Alliance: Potted French Blue Cheese and Scotch Whisky Pate

Celebrating National Stilton Week Auld Alliance: Potted Blue Cheese & Scotch Whisky “Drink a pot of ale, eat a scoop of Stilton, every day, you will make ‘old bones’.” Nineteenth-century saying, Wymondham”Drink a pot of ale, eat a scoop of Stilton, every day, you will make ‘old bones’.”  Nineteenth-century saying, Wymondham I love fish, seafood,… 

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Frisée Salad with Artichoke Hearts, Membrillo, Manchego Cheese & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Frisée Salad with Artichoke Hearts, Membrillo, Manchego Cheese & Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Frisée Salad with Artichoke Hearts, Membrillo, Manchego Cheese & Sun-Dried Tomatoes No Croutons Required The No Croutons Required challenge set by Jacqueline over at Tinned Tomatoes this month is one that is right up my street; make a vegetarian soup or salad recipe using antipasti from your store cupboard, such as peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, courgettes and artichokes… 

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