Roast duck pie with mushrooms & sage forcemeat balls

For the filling: Fry diced bacon until crisp – drain and reserve Season the duck legs and fry until both sides are golden Transfer to oven and cook through Drain off excess fat Return bacon to the pan Add chopped mushrooms Fry mushrooms until golden Add red wine + chicken stock + bay leaves For…

Cypriot style meatballs | Keftedes – with tzatziki & pitta

Mix together: free range/organic pork mince + grated potato (with water squeezed out) + finely sliced spring onions + finely chopped fresh mint + pinch dried mint + sea salt Roll the mix into balls and refrigerate for 30 minutes Shallow fry in olive oil until cooked through and golden For pittas: 240ml warm water…

Harissa houmous

Simple nutritious & delicious lunch of homemade houmous with harissa & pitta #vegan #organic #eatwell everyday

Courgette & halloumi cakes with a caper & lemon dressing

    Mix together grated courgettes + grated halloumi + dried or fresh mint + finely sliced spring onions + garlic + flour (for gluten-free –  chickpea flour or ground almonds) + egg + S & P           Shape the mixture into cakes and shallow fry in olive oil until golden  …

Lebanese mezze

Lebanese mezze: baba ghanoush + broad bean dip + labneh + falafel + marinated olives + toasted sesame seed, garlic & chilli dip + flatbreads Baba ghanoush or ghanouj: chargrilled & roasted aubergines + tahini + minced garlic + lemon juice + Mediterranean sea salt flakes Broad bean dip:Cooked & skinned broad beans +  tahini…

Sardinas al horno – baked sardines

Sardine fillets + lemon + parsley + white wine + olive oil Rinse sardines & pat dry Season with S&P Add olive oil to baking tray Lay sardine fillets side by side Pour over wine + lemon juice Scatter minced garlic & parsley over fillets Drizzle with more olive oil Sprinkle breadcumbs over the sardines…

Tapas – salt cod stuffed piquillo peppers & fried fish Malaga-style

Piquillo peppers stuffed with salt cod & potato brandada Boil potatoes & salt cod + bay leaf separately Mash the potatoes & flake fish with fork Mix in very finely chopped garlic Slowly add olive oil Season with S&P Stuff semi-cooked piquillo peppers Heat through in oven Good with Catalan tomato bread & olives Fried…

Layered dressed crab canapé

Layered dressed crab canapé From the top: White crab + parsley + cayenne Boiled egg Brown crab meat + mayo + lemon juice + cayenne + S & P on toasted round

Grilled sweet potato

Marinate sweet potato slices with minced garlic + olive oil + S& P – grill untill cooked & golden   Dress with chilli + lemon + garlic + cumin + coriander + olive oil dressing