Strawberry Cream Cheese Muffins

Strawberry Cream Cheese Muffins

I love to bake British cakes. And my kids love to eat them. We don’t bake very often, but once in a while we love a good cake. This one is seasonal, as it features strawberries. I can only make it in June when I can get my hands on organic strawberries (which...
Asparagus & Sea Vegetables Salad

Asparagus & Sea Vegetables Salad

This salad is adapted from a recipe of one of my favorite Chefs, Yotam Ottolenghi. In the original recipe, he uses samphire, which is a sea vegetable that’s found on the British coasts. It is also called rock samphire, and his latin name is Crithmum maritimum....
Traditional British Fish Soup

Traditional British Fish Soup

There are hundreds of recipes of fish soups around the world. Almost every country with a tradition of fishing can boast a healthy and tasty fish soup. This one is no exception. It features white fish, fish stock (ideally homemade, see recipe here), vegetables, and a...
Welsh Monmouth Stew

Welsh Monmouth Stew

In Wales, lamb has always been a popular meat for stews and casseroles. This slow cooker recipe combines stock, meat, whole grains and vegetables. It is not only very healthy thanks to all the good nutrients, it is also delicious. A great stew for a Sunday family...
Sweet Potato Gratin

Sweet Potato Gratin

This is another recipe from one of my favorite Chefs, Yotam Ottolenghi. It is very comforting, and a lot healthier than a simple potato gratin, especially if you are watching your weight. Sweet potatoes do not trigger insulin as much as the starch in common potatoes,...
Roast Beef with Rosemary and Thyme

Roast Beef with Rosemary and Thyme

This roast beef is deliciously juicy, tasty and the rosemary gives it a great flavor. I use a cut called morcillo in Spain; in the US you can use rump roast, and in the UK topside. I roast it until it is done on the outside and really rare and juicy in the center. I...