Pickled Beetroot, Labneh and Honeyed Walnut Tart

This beautiful light tart is perfect for autumn.  The cooler mornings and evenings in Autumn mean making pastry is easier than the humid summer days.  And with fresh walnuts now available along with gorgeous baby beets from your local Farmer’s Market this tart looks impressive and tastes great too.  Be warned though, good things take…

Cauliflower, Broccoli & Blue Cheese Soup

Most of us love cauliflower cheese – this soup offers the same delicious flavour! Serve with your favourite crusty bread. knob of butter 1 onion, diced 1 large head of broccoli ½ a cauliflower 1½ – 2 cups vegetable stock 100g blue vein cheese salt and pepper to taste 100ml cream (optional) Heat the butter…

Eggplant, chargrilled with miso and cheese

This great recipe comes from Sachie Nomura’s new book Sachie’s Kitchen Serves 4 I find the combination of miso and eggplant irresistible, and topping with cheese gives an extra rich flavour. For a different mix, try zucchini or steamed mussels instead of the eggplant.  Ingredients 2 eggplants, cut into 2cm thick slices 2–3 Tbsp oil…