Tarts for a party


One of my best friends turned 40 over the weekend. We’re  all there now, partied out and coming to terms with being middle aged by dancing the night away and drinking slightly better quality wines with the odd cocktail thrown in to ensure the worst possible hangover. My friend wanted me to do some food for her. […]

Breakfast in Bread

Breakfast in bread

A couple of years ago, I came back from a child free weekend (with Mr.Scott) in Zurich with two new dishes to post. The first recipe was a  SCHNITZEL. The second was a total revelation to me. I thought I had seen it all, until the friends we were staying with produced this most wonderful […]

Balsamic Roasted Chicken

Balsamic Roasted Chicken

This is a recipe that I keep going back to as it is so good and very easy to prepare. It is adapted  from one of Donna Hay’s many cook books, all of which are brilliant and packed full of great ideas as well as very stylish modern photography. The marinade for the chicken is […]

Better than shop bought, my easy tomato sauce

Easy tomato sauce

  My easy tomato sauce  is a staple  sauce that is so versatile and can be used in a number of ways. I think it tastes far better than anything you can buy and whatsmore it’s really cheap to make.   Serves 4 Ingredients:-  A generous amount of good olive oil olive oil 1 x […]