When the wild garlic and English asparagus seasons coincide, then one can think of numerous ways of enjoying this seasonal and foraged produce. When I have lots of foraged wild garlic in hand, I often stir-fry it in butter and serve as a side dish with pretty much any meal. Same goes for in-season asparagus. […]
This is a twist on a classic veggie lasagne that makes full use of nature’s bounty, fresh from the countryside. Sourcing food sustainably as best I can, is a big part of my cooking ethos and what better way of doing that than foraging for it in the local woods? So when we were out […]
Love is in the air this weekend… or is it in the risotto pot? Well this risotto is perfect throughout the winter months when the nights are dark and frosty but it makes a stunning and thoroughly comforting Valentine’s meal for two. Beetroot has a lovely sweet earthy flavour and that colour screams of passion. […]
We don’t have any frozen pizza in the Zanzaneet freezer. But we have our own fake-away homemade pizza that Aarya loves making with me. It takes a bit of patience to let the dough rise; our mini chef loves nothing better than getting hands-on with the pizza dough. And getting the whole family involved, […]
The secret of a tasty risotto is a rich flavourful stock. We had some home-made chicken stock left-over from a chicken biriyani (made from just chicken and water cooked in a pressure cooker) which had all the flavour we needed but you can use any decent quality vegetable or chicken stock for this recipe. You […]
A quick and easy lunch with in-season English asparagus. This is my go-to recipe in Spring when you can pick your own British Asparagus from your local farm. You can completely skip the parmesan or have a vegan cheese on top to keep it vegan. Scatter Basil leaves on top and you’ll love it even more.