Potted ham

Two ways: Rustic style potted ham  –  perfect for lunch or your picnic hamper Cook ham joint & shred when cool Melt butter & finely chopped shallots over a low heat  – pour off the clarified butter Mix shredded ham + finely chopped parsley + pickled green peppercorns + black pepper Put mixture into a…

Marinated feta

2cm cubes of feta + dried chillies + sun-blush tomatoes + roasted red peppers + rosemary + oregano + black pepper Pack into a sterilised jar and top with good quality Greek olive oil Great with home-made pitta bread and any of your favourite mezze!

Reasons to ‘go to work on an egg’

x & why they have the ‘eggs factor’! Buy free-range, or organic if you can afford them Only around 75 calories depending on the size you choose An egg for brekkie may help you lose weight by keeping you full for longer & so not be tempted at elevenses! Good for your eyes – due…

Giant pasta shells – two ways

Giant pasta shells stuffed with aubergine, basil, oregano & mozzarella balls + wilted spinach + red pesto Roast aubergine until soft and peel off skin when done Mix roughly chopped roast aubergine + basil + parsley + oregano + breadcrumbs + mozzarella + egg + S&P Roll into small balls & shallow fry until cooked…