British

Scallops, Prosciutto & Minted Pea Puree

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Bacon and scallops

I praise the day I discovered scallops. I can eat them with absolutely everything and absolutely every day. Let me introduce you to a very simple recipe with  added the prosciutto for a little more flavour. This dish feels like a warm spring day – colours and flavours made for a light and delicious dinner. […]

Main Courses

Thai Shrimp Salad

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Thai Shrimp Salad

It’s a good thing I’m showing you a salad today, because the rest of the week I’m pretty much blowing your diet. It’s going to be wonderful. See that greenish water in the noodles right below those words I just typed just 10 seconds ago? It’s green because it’s the same water I used to […]

American (USA)

Quick asian style shrimp saute

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Shrimp with Cucumber

Shrimp is always a tasty treat in the summertime. Put it together with refreshing cucumber and you have a light, very quick dish. I guarantee you can make this dish at least twice in the time it takes for that Chinese delivery guy to show up. But this will be much fresher. Chinese food has actually been in America […]

Main Courses

Warm Halloumi, Tomato & Walnut Salad Recipe

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Halloumi cheese

Halloumi cheese, the Greek non-melting cheese, is deliciously tangy and salty, and absolutely scrumptious when served warm. It’s best griddled or grilled, and when marinated it makes for an extremely tasty dish.     Halloumi cheese and tomatoes are a great match, and add a herby salad to the mix and you have a wonderful […]

British

Pinapple Shrimp

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Pinaple Shrimp

Who loves shrimp, raise your hand? (I’m raising my hand.) Summer’s on its way (it is believe me), which means barbecues, company, good times… This recipe is so easy, and it’s one of those things that’s not dependent on precise quantities and measurements, or even ingredients. This time I decided on Brandied Pineapple Shrimp.  The […]

British

Apple-Maple Glazed Ham

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Glazed Ham

Ingredients: 1 9-to-10-pound bone-in fully cooked smoked ham (butt or shank half) 2 tablespoons whole cloves (optional) For the glaze: 2 cups apple cider 1/4 cup whole-grain mustard 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg Method: Glaze: Boil 2 cups apple cider in a saucepan over medium-high heat until reduced to 1/2 cup, 8 to 10 minutes. Reduce the heat […]

Main Courses

Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits

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INGREDIENTS: 3/4 cup instant grits Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 1/4 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact 2 large cloves garlic, minced Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional) Juice of 1/2 lemon, plus wedges for serving 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh parsley […]