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Posts for the Summer Category

Mary Berry’s Extra Special Salmon & Prawn Potato Salad


When it comes to summer eating, how many of you are ultimately underwhelmed by potato salad? In my experience, it never really strays very far from the standard boiled spuds and mayonnaise. There might be a small amount of parsley or even some crispy lardons. On the whole though, we’re never really that adventurous.  Thankfully, […]

Need A Courgette Recipe? Try This Fab Lasagne Dish!


Are you desperately searching around for a good courgette recipe? No matter what you call it, Zucchini or even summer squash, it’s one of those ingredients that needs an imaginative recipe. So perhaps this idea from Waitrose (presented by Silvana Franco) will help you use them up, especially if you’ve been growing your own. This is almost […]

Jamie Oliver’s Roasted Salmon Tail With Sunshine Salad


Roasted salmon tail might not come across as a summer dish but once you’ve seen the final product, you’ll want to try it! The salmon is flavoured with green tea, garlic and sesame oil – an unusual selection of seasoning for this kind of fish. However, it does sound rather exciting! The salad can be […]

5 Fab Fig Recipes You Need To Know About


It’s that time of year when you should be looking at fig recipes. You’re probably asking why right now so let me share with you some excellent reasons. First off, they’re really healthy, a great source of fibre and full of vitamins and minerals. Dried or fresh, they’re really good for you. Here’s some interesting dietary […]

Raymond Blanc’s Chicory And Roquefort Salad


While checking for what’s new on the BBC Good Food channel on YouTube, I came across Raymond Blanc’s Chicory Walnut Roquefort Salad. It was published back in 2014 but seeing as it’s summer and I love Roquefort, I just had to share it! The ingredients should all be readily available including the chicory, walnuts and pears. […]

Top Barbecue Tips and Tricks You Should Know


If you’re planning on some out-door grilling this weekend then these top barbecue tips and tricks are just what you need.  From getting the best out of chicken with brine, to getting the BBQ coal to the right temperature and in the right place – three great videos with plenty of great advice! If you have […]

Ice Cream Tacos, The Ultimate Summer Dessert?


Ice cream tacos are real and I want one now! The rolled up dessert with loads of lovely flavours wrapped up inside is currently all the rage in Los Angeles. I can’t think of anything else that I would rather be having this summer! Let’s hope someone gets inspired and brings them our way! Fork […]

These Summer Spring Rolls Are The Prettiest Things You’ll See This Summer!


If you like your food to look really pretty then you’re going to love these summer spring rolls, as featured in the video below. Food blogger Alyssia Sheikh from Mind Over Munch is in front of the camera and if you like her style and ideas then you can see more from her own her own YouTube […]

5 Fabulous Ice Cream Treats You Need To Know Right Now


Have you ever tried making an ice cream treat before? Perhaps a better question would be, have you ever tried making your own ice cream? I’ve found 5 great ideas that you will love and will want to try and make yourself. From a fantastic tiramisu inspired treat to a gorgeous strawberry ice cream for […]

Jamie Oliver’s Alcohol Free Summer Fruit Punch


Most recipes for a summer fruit punch do seem to end up being rather alcoholic. They often have whole bottles of rosé or red wine poured in along with the other ingredients. For a change, how about this recipe from Jamie Oliver that uses only fruit. No sugar is added and the only garnish is […]