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Nigel Slater’s Black Banana Cake

Do you often find you have over-ripe bananas left in your fruit bowl that you don’t know what to do with? Well why not try this Nigel Slater recipe for black banana bread which uses chocolate chips to make it even more yummy! This loaf cake makes enough for 8 people (if you are willing […]

Nigel Slater’s Sesame Seed Salmon With Mirin

Nigel Slater’s recipe for sesame seed salmon with mirin has to be one of the easiest recipes we’ve featured here on Cookery Ideas…very few ingredients and really speedy to make. Perfect! However, you may be wondering what the mirin is…I wasn’t sure what it was before I wrote this! Mirin is a type of rice […]

Gooseberry Crumble Cake

A friend of mine is very kindly going to be giving me some of her home grown red gooseberries so you can imagine how keen I was to look up recipes using these fabulous little fruits. There were obviously a fair few to choose from but I’ve opted to share with you Nigel Slater’s recipe […]

Mackerel and bacon salad

Nigel Slater has some wonderful recipes in his books, on his website and indeed on his television show. The combination for today’s recipe however is one that I have never tried – smoked mackerel and bacon. I’m sure it works really well but it’s something that I would have to have a go at to […]

Savoury apple crumble

We are now in October and apples are great this time of year. Whether you are lucky enough to have your own orchard, a couple of trees or just rely on your local market or supermarket for your supply, there are hundreds of recipes which feature apples. You may think this recipe from Nigel Slater for […]

Nigel Slater’s spelt biscuits

Before I tried this recipe from Nigel Slater I had never heard of spelt flour which has a slightly sweet and nutty flavour. In fact, when I was at the shops buying it I was amazed by the number of different flours there were – I’m so used to just buying plain or self-raising! I’ve […]

Hand-made pesto with watercress

There’s plenty of watercress about this month so why not use it to make this recipe for hand-made pesto with watercress. Nigel Slater’s recipe is simple to make and will be ultra-fresh having made it yourself. Delicious with pasta! Some facts about watercress: Watercress contains significant amounts of iron, calcium, iodine, and folic acid, in […]

Homemade porridge

What do you normally eat for breakfast? Toast and marmalade/jam, cereal or maybe a cooked full English? I think porridge is delicious myself and there are many ways in which to make it – some of you may prefer the ready-made porridge pots which you simply heat in the microwave or maybe a sachet which you add […]