Recipe for January

Grilled courgettes with goats cheese  Sent in by Anne Kinsman Ingredients 5 large courgettes diagonally sliced 2 tablespoons extra olive oil 1 or 2 garlic cloves finally diced 100g (3 and half oz) soft Goats cheese 30g (1oz) pine nuts roasted Salt and pepper Method 1. Brush the courgette slices with one tablespoon oil and …

Recipe for December

Spiced festive biscuits Sent in by Anne Kinsman INGREDIENTS For biscuits: 350g plain flour, plus extra for rolling 200g butter 175g dark brown sugar 1 table spoon golden syrup 1 table spoon bicarbonate of soda 1 large egg Half teaspoon ground cinnamon Half teaspoon ground nutmeg Half teaspoon ground ginger For the decoration: 100g white …

Recipe for November

Courgette, tomato, and basil spaghetti Sent in by Anne Kinsman Ingredients: 500g spaghetti or Pasta of your choice 1 medium onion, finely diced. 1 large yellow courgette chopped 2 garlic cloves crushed Half a red chilli deseeded and finely chopped 20 cherry tomatoes halved. 500g passata 1 tsp balsamic vinegar. 1 bunch of fresh basil, …

Recipe for October

Roasted sea bass with tomato and lentil stew Sent in by Anne Kinsman Ingredients: 4×4 6oz sea bass fillets, scored. Olive oil 1 red onion, finely diced 1 red pepper, skinned and diced 2 cloves garlic crushed 2 tablespoons paprika 1 tablespoon harissa paste 400g can chopped tomatoes 1 Tablespoon tomato puree 2 x 400g …

Recipe for September

Cheese and Spinach tart Sent in by Anne Kinsman Ingredients: 50g (2oz) butter 1 small onion finely chopped 1 garlic clove crushed 2 teaspoons fresh thyme chopped 250g (8oz) frozen leaf spinach thawed 175ml (6oz) single cream 2 eggs beaten 25g (1oz) parmesan cheese grated 20cm (8inch) frozen pastry tart case cooked from frozen Salt …

Recipe for July

Asparagus, red onion and ricotta tart Sent in from Anne Kinsman Ingredients: 8 filo pastry sheets 200g asparagus woody ends removed 200g ricotta cheese 25g grated parmesan 25g red Leicester, grated 1 red onion sliced into rings 1 garlic clove crushed 1 free range large egg Half a lemon zest and juice Chopped chives Parmesan …

Recipe for June

Courgette, tomato and basil spaghetti Sent in by Anne Kinsman Ingredients: 500g spaghetti or pasta of choice 1 medium onion, finely diced 1 large yellow courgette, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 red chilli deseeded and finely chopped 20 cherry tomatoes halved 500g passata 1 dsp tomato puree 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 bunch of …

Recipe for May

Delicious dairy-free chocolate mousse Ingredients: 10 dates, pitted 400g tin of coconut milk Handful of almonds 5 tbsp cocoa 1 tsp vanilla essence Method: 1. Cool the coconut milk in the fridge overnight 2. Blend the ingredients altogether and divide the mixture into four or five ramekins 3. Put in the fridge to set 4. …

Recipe for April

Sent in by Anne Kinsman Cauliflower Cheese Ingredients: 1 Large cauliflower divided into florets 25g (1oz) butter 25g (1oz) flour 300ml (1/2 pint) milk 125g (4oz) cheddar cheese 1 tbsp Dijon mustard 1 tbsp fresh breadcrumbs Salt and pepper 4 grilled back bacon rashers cut into strips (optional) Method: 1. Steam the cauliflower over a …

Recipe for March

Sent in by Anne Kinsman Grilled Courgettes with Goat’s Cheese Ingredients: 5 large courgettes, diagonally sliced 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 or 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped 100g (3 ½ oz) soft goats cheese 30 g (1oz) pine nuts toasted Salt and pepper Method: 1. Brush the courgette slices with 1 tablespoon …