Lamb chops with fruity bulgur wheat

Should you mix fruit with savoury dishes or not? Some hate it and some love it. I have a friend who just hates it and every time she does encounter it she will do a loud explanation (again) about why this is wrong. Whilst she is doing that I think it is a lovely combination. … Continue reading

Sunshine and barbecue, finished with spiced cherries and pineapple

Give me a weekend with half decent weather, no rain and I am happy with even smaller doses of sunshine and I can’t stop thinking about barbecue. This weekend lovely weather and plenty of sunshine was promised and well, do I need to say more?! We loaded up on charcoal, I still haven’t gotten around … Continue reading

Barbecue lamb chops with stuffed mushrooms, a spicy guaccamole and sausages

The weekend was the first proper warm weekend. It wasn’t quite short sleeve weather but close and I could feel summer in the air! We went for a walk in some woods nearby. The grounds belong to an abbey and I wasn’t sure I could pick anything but we did come across some very tempting … Continue reading

Barbecue red wine glaze

I love the smell of summer, walking in the park and smelling barbecues everywhere! ¬†I can’t resist having barbecues all the time now when the weather is so fab but I don’t want them to be the same so I decided to experiment with glaze and marinades. One of my favourites so far is my … Continue reading

Barbecue with mango salsa and veg loaded potato salad

It feels so lovely that the cold weather finally seems to have given in and the warm weather has arrived at last! The difference to wake up to a clear blue sky makes all the difference. Another clear sign of spring is the itchy nose, hayfever kicked in even before the green came out but … Continue reading