When it comes to snacks, it’s always fun to offer something fun. These Dark Chocolate, Hazelnut and Berry Balls are a particular favourite – with their rich, creamy chocolate and date exterior and aromatic centre, and if you are feeling a little naughty and nice, these berry balls are perfect served with a hot chocolate with whipped cream.
Halloumi and Pineapple Skewers
These vegetarian and gluten-free Halloumi and Pineapple Skewers are perfect for sharing with friends over summer barbecues. Juicy slices of pineapple and spicy red onion are a great match with creamy halloumi and a dollop of the spearmint sauce brings it all together beautifully.
This is my ultimate, nostalgic favourite – comfort in an “open pie”. You won’t miss the meat in this Vegetarian Parmentier; with its crowning glory of whipped potatoes and little shreds of vegan chicken, it’ll quickly become a monthly favourite.
Chocolate and Hazelnut Yule Log
Why not opt for a Christmas cake for a Chocolate and Hazelnut Yule Log with a twist. This version has rich, dark cocoa and lots of hazelnuts. The hazelnuts are blended with cream, which gives a non-traditional finish, and the cake is crowned with lashings of buttery chocolate ganache and nutty toppings.
Asparagus & Goat’s Cheese Pastries
Bake these easy free-form Asparagus & Goat’s Cheese Pastries and then top with the fresh tomato salad just before serving for the perfect starter. It’s a tasty treat for making the most of the season’s asparagus.
Why not get baking this weekend with the latest incarnation of an Orange Tart – a combination of seasonal Mediterranean orange tart filling topped with extra zingy orange peel.
Mini Spring Onion Omelettes
Even though it is much easier to make one large omelette, these Mini Spring Onion Omelettes are ideal for entertaining over brunch or lunch. Packed with crisp herbs and soft cheese, it’s simply mouthwatering with every mouthful, so why not get tucked in.
Dark Chocolate Caramel Mousse
This creamy, light and super delicious no-bake Dark Chocolate Caramel Mousse is a cross between naughty and nice. It’s a delicious blend of airiness, salted-golden caramel and dark velvety chocolate mousse – a perfect ending to a meal.
Chickpeas with Tin Tomatoes and Harissa
This delicious and fragrant Chickpeas with Tin Tomatoes and Harissa recipe drizzled with the greenest of olive oils is pure heaven. With old-school Spanish flavours and a gentle warmth of Harissa makes for an ideal lunchtime treat.
Spinach, Leek and Potato Soup
Creamy, green, and easy to prepare, this Spinach, Leek and Potato Soup is a perfect option if you don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen and longer curled up on the sofa with a roaring fire and warm blanket.