Watermelon & berry salad with basil mint sugar

Watermelon berry salad with basil-mint sugar

I made a big box of this watermelon and berry salad as the dessert for our bank holiday picnic, but in the event, we all had ice-creams from the ice-cream van instead 🙂 Fortunately, it was packed in a cool box, so was still in a fit state to eat after dinner…

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Baked sea bream with herbs and lemon

Sea bream with herbs and lemon

Whenever Kipper and I buy fish, she always wants to get “the one with a head on!” (I’m not entirely convinced that this is normal for a pre-schooler, but then, I’m fairly convinced she’s not entirely normal, so hey ho.) Typically, I don’t get the one with a head on, because they’re…

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Caramelised onion and feta galette

feta & onion galette

Crisp, buttery pastry encloses a gorgeous sweet, spicy, salty filling in these rustic tarts. Feta & caramelised onion galettes make a simple yet sophisticated family meal. Ms. Forgetful I’d had a combination of flavours going round my mind for a few days – sweet caramelised onions, salty feta cheese, a hint of…

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Fragrant beetroot risotto with herby feta cheese

Herby feta cheese

On the first night of Passover (Pesach) there is a ceremonial meal called the Seder, at which we recount and commemorate the exodus of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. There is, inevitably, a selection of symbolic foods, some of which are eaten, and some of which are not. In…

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