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Scallop Strawberry Salad with a Basil-Lime Dressing

Strawberry Scallop Salad with a Basil-Lime Dressing

Savoury strawberries We’re coming to the end of strawberry season in the UK, which gives me a small window to share this recipe I developed earlier this summer but haven’t yet had the time to share.  Strawberries don’t have to be part of a dessert – most berries work brilliantly in savoury dishes too. Since… 

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Lavercakes, a traditional Welsh Breakfast

Welsh Lavercakes with Bacon and Eggs

The Full Welsh Breakfast Laverbread, or bara lawr (bread of the floor)  is not a bread at all, but a type of seaweed harvested from the south Wales coastline.  It’s not your typical breakfast ingredient, but is a popular ingredient sold in the covered market in the small south Wales city of Swansea.   I’ve known… 

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Buckwheat Cauliflower Salad | Natural Kitchen Adventures

Roasted Cauliflower Buckwheat Salad with Olives & Capers

Buck-a-wooo! Another opportunity for me to sing the praises of humble old buckwheat.  Buckwheat also goes by the name of kasha, and you may have seen it called sarrasin in France (used often in galettes) or grano saraceno in Italy – a useful tip for summer travel oui? Its also very popular in Asian cuisine… 

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Sausage Farinata

Sausage Farinata and your Free From Questions Answered

Free from and full of flavour As a natural chef, I spend lots of my time learning how to work with alternative ingredients. When I say alternative, I mean ingredients that you might not expect to find in your average person’s shopping basket, not alternative in a trendy or indie sense which may be the… 

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BBQ Sauce

BBQ Sauce

A Smoky Sweet Ketchup  With BBQ season in full swing I thought I’d take the opportunity to share this recipe for BBQ sauce which has been languishing in my unpublished recipe files since last summer.  It works fantastically well as a condiment alongside BBQ favourites such as burgers and sausages, but is equally delicious as… 

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