Month: July 2013

Gardens of the Rose at the Royal National Rose Society

What better place to find the perfect roses for our new garden than the Gardens of the Rose at the Royal National Rose Society near St Albans, Hertfordshire? This year, the gardens are celebrating their 50th anniversary and entrance tickets (£6 per person) are valid until the 28th of July 2013. The gardens feature over Read More

Tuna and tomato salad on toasted ciabatta

Finally, summer has arrived! It’s been so hot, we’ve only had cold suppers for the past few days. This salad is light and refreshing but substantial enough for dinner. Tuna and tomato salad on toasted ciabatta   Print recipe Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   Serves: 2 Ingredients For the salad 2 Read More

Chicken with fennel seeds and smoked paprika

Chicken with fennel seeds and smoked paprika is a staple mid-week supper in my house. I serve it with potato wedges and tzatziki or slice it and put on top of green leaf salad. Even though the marinade is quite thick,  the chicken is moist with plenty of jus in the pan. You can add Read More