recipe: autumnal chicken in a cider sauce

The nights are drawing in and the apples are falling from the tree. Queue one of my favourite times of year, autumn, with its hedgerows bursting with berries, bags of windfall fruit and cider festivals! An excuse to stand in a field on a bright autumn day with a pint or two of local cider…… Continue reading recipe: autumnal chicken in a cider sauce

recipe: a Mediterranean summer salad

I may have just spent 10 days indulging in plates of Greek deliciousness but I can assure you that I have been feeding my mild feta addiction for quite some time! On a relaxed summer’s day a tasty salad is a perfect way to satiate your afternoon or evening hunger and this salad packs a…… Continue reading recipe: a Mediterranean summer salad

recipe: Thai noodles with chicken, beans and holy basil

Holy (or Thai) basil is one of the heroes of the herb world. It looks like familiar old Mediterranean basil but whip off its Clark Kent glasses and you find somerhing full of aniseed. This quick and tasty stir fry makes the most of those little leaves. Not sure where to get Thai basil? Two…… Continue reading recipe: Thai noodles with chicken, beans and holy basil