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National Tortellini Day

National Tortellini Day

Happy Tortellini day!I was happy to see this one on the calendar, Tortellini is a family favourite in this household catering for the Veggie and the Carnivore within.Tortellini is a stuffed pasta shape, said to be inspired by the shape of Venus' naval having been...

Love Yourself Day

Love Yourself Day

Valentines day sigh for old romantics a wonderful day celebrating that crazy thing called love, for others it maybe bittersweet. I've heard Valentines day likened to your tax return - not to be ignored or done on the cheap! Whatever your circumstances there is always...

Homemade Soup Day

Homemade Soup Day

On the 4th of February it will be Homemade Soup Day!I do wonder where on earth these national days come from! The 4th is next Thursday, so how to celebrate with our evening meals clients? A gift is always a nice gesture and a portion of homemade soup is souper gift....

National Apricots Day

National Apricots Day

9th January - Happy National Apricot Day !! Cute little fellas related to my good friends the peach, plums and cherries. Although I rarely see them on the market or supermarket. I was surprised to see they're high in iron in fact I was struck at how little I actually...

Cauliflower and Leek Bake

Cauliflower and Leek Bake

Cauliflower and Leek bake. Pre heat the oven to 180*Cut the cauliflower into small bite size florets, lay them on a baking tray and cover with spray oil. Season with salt pepper and add dried thyme. Pop onto the middle shelf and bake for about 15-20mins or till they...

Christmas Dinner Pie

It's that most wonderful time of the year…. again! Blimey. We were making Caprese Salad not five minutes ago! Oooh nothing can replace that waft of homegrown basil straight off the plant.. hang on I'll be back in a minute - just enjoying the moment.Ok, back in the...

Christmas Loaf

Christmas Loaf

It's an oldie but a goodie, I've been preparing this for about six seven years now, the first time I served this to my lovely Lunch Club I secured a proposal of marriage as a result. Inspired I served it at the ON's rugby club; ready to be tackled off my feet... ah...

National Vegetarian Day

National Vegetarian Day

Happy National Vegetarian Day! Carrot cake seems an appropriate way to celebrate, I won't turn down a slice that's for sure. Being vegetarian is not a new concept and thank heavens things have come a very long way from that sad old nut roast circa 1982. Our eyes have...

National Snack Stick Day

National Snack Stick Day

Happy Eat on a Stick Day! Who knew that putting food on a stick could change our eating experience so much? Take the humble apple, dip it in toffee and put it on a stick voila! The humble Toffee apple. Toffee Apples We have a Mr William W Kolb from New Jersey to thank...

I carried a watermelon…

I carried a watermelon…

I love seeing monster watermelons on market stalls and grocers, they are the size of a small child and would probably transport easier in a pushchair.  They are without a doubt the epitome of summer and have an exotic element that our beloved great British...

Salmon Fishcakes Recipe of the Week

Salmon Fishcakes Recipe of the Week

We all like to keep things simple, but that doesn’t mean we have to compromise on taste. Salmon fishcakes require few ingredients, but they are all crucial to the finished product.  This is how I make mine. Ingredients Mashed potatoSalmon filletsLemon juiceLemon...

Chicken Caprese Salad

Chicken Caprese Salad

 It's a great season for Caprese Salad- it's always worth the wait. Method 🍗 To prepare we roasted chicken thighs with garlic and basil. Then added cherry tomatoes for the last 15 minutes. 🍝 Cook the pasta - we used brown fusilli for the extra fibre. We...

It’s all in the logo

It’s all in the logo

An aspect of our business that we love the most would be our logo. Not only because we think it’s a great logo but because it encapsulates the values and morals that as local Northampton business owners, we hold close.

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