Tomatoes a la Creme, although originating from France in the 1920s, has been a popular dish in many countries for decades.
Chilly Autumn evenings are best spend indoors with something comforting and hearty bubbling away on the stove top, or slowly cooking in the oven. As the evenings draw in, get comfortable and enjoy this warming soup made with leek, roasted garlic and potatoes.
Cashew nuts add crunchy texture to this satisfying vege stir fry.
Anytime is a good time for a toasted sandwich. A breakfast staple, light lunch or snack in-between meals, devour a buttery crusty cheesy hot sandwich. My ultimate toastie is cheese, ham, pickle and honey mustard.
In Japan the pickle press is called a tsukemonoki, meaning a vessel for pickled things. Pickling is done by rubbing the ingredients with salt and applying pressure to squeeze out excess liquid, leaving the vegetables with a delicious crunch and tang.
Imagine you’re in Italy, basking in the sun. Chilled glass of superior vino blanco, and a bowl of freshly cooked peas, broad beans and parma ham arrives at the table. Still hot off the stove and steaming, the smell of lush fresh greens and deeply flavoured parma ham.