Watercress Week Recipes

Celebrate National Watercress Week (19 – 26 May 2013) with Three Scrumptious Summer Recipes Herald the arrival of the British watercress season and National Watercress Week  from 19 – 26 May 2013 with three delicious new recipes, perfect for summer picnics in the park or light al fresco suppers. Why not start a lazy Sunday […]

Burn’s Night Supper

On the 25th of January every year, Scotts and their descendants around the world pay tribute to the life and works of Scottish poet Robert Burns via The Burns’ Supper. Friends of Robert Burns started this annual memorial event a few years after his death, little knowing it would become the global tradition we know […]

Cucumber pickle

This lovely European pickle is a great way to use up a glut of cucumbers. Do not panic at the amount of salt you see in the recipe, the salt is used to draw moisture from the cucumber and you will be rinsing this away before making the pickle. The art to this pickle is […]

River Cottage Ginger Beer

Making your own alcoholic ginger beer is simple, quick and very cost effective.  We have detailed the River Cottage version below which is our favourite. This is a cloudy and very lively beer, so we only make about five bottles of this in one go.  By the time you get round to drinking the last […]

Mum Still Knows Best Cookbook

Mums Still Know Best: The Hairy Bikers’ Best-Loved Recipes is out to buy now. We get many requests for recipes from Si and Daves Mum Knows Best series, so we have added thier books from the popular TV series to our Amazon bookstore. When Hairy Bikers, Si and Dave, toured the country in search of […]