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 …

Recipe for February

RECIPE SENT IN FROM ANNE KINSMAN Tomato and Green Bean Salad Ingredients: 250g (8oz) baby red tomatoes (plum if possible) 250g (8oz) thin green beans, top and tailed Handful of fresh mint, chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper Method: 1. Cut the tomatoes …

Recipe for January

Sent in by Anne Kinsman Warm courgette and lime salad Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil Zest and juice of 1 lime 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 2 tbsps roughly chopped fresh coriander leaves, plus extra for serving 2 courgettes, about 325g (11oz) in total, cut into thin diagonal slices Salt and pepper Method: 1. Put …

Recipe for December

Sent in by Anne Kinsman Feta Salad Ingredients: 4 tomatoes cut into wedges Half a cucumber cut into bite size cubes 1 red pepper cored, de-seeded and cut into rings or thinly sliced 1 red onion, thinly sliced 200g (7oz) feta cheese, cubed 100g (3oz) pitted black olives 4 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp white …

Recipe for November

Sent in by Anne Kinsman Mushroom and Broccoli Pie  Ingredients: 350g (11 oz) broccoli florets 3 tablespoons olive oil 350g (11 oz) mushrooms trimmed and thickly sliced 150g (5oz) gorgonzola cheese 3 tbsp mascarpone cheese 4 tbsp crème fraiche 2 tbsp chopped chives 1 large sheet ready rolled puff pastry (thawed if frozen) 1 egg …

Recipe for October

Sent in by Anne Kinsman Baked haddock with fennel and tomatoes Ingredients: 4 Haddock (or other white fish, such as cod or whiting, responsibly sourced) 175 – 250g each 4 tbsp lemon juice 4 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp clear honey 4 garlic cloves finely chopped 2 red onions quartered 2 …

Recipe for September

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