Pipis in white wine (cockles)

Growing up we’d head to the beach to get pipis, mainly for fish bait but also for eating. Going at low tide so that we’d be able to get them at the shoreline, trousers rolled up and our thongs (flip flops) precariously hanging on to our feet as the waves rolled in. Once a wave…

Pink, gin cured salmon (gravlaks)

Over the last few years this has been my go to recipe for entertaining, as it’s perfect as a canape or a starter. It’s vibrant colour, thanks to beetroot, easily wows guests without too much effort. I first came across gravlaks when traveling around Scandinavia, where it features in open-faced sandwiches mainly. So this can…

Chicken Shawarma with hummus

Another middle eastern inspired dish- Chicken Shawarma with hummus. Chicken breast pieces marinated and then pan fried served with hummus and plenty of trimmings. This version is super easy so it won’t take much longer thanย  going out and getting a take away version and with much less guilt. Make it before a night out…

Coconut chicken goujons with mango and lime dip.

A tasty twist on regular chicken goujons. The coconut adds a sweetness that marries well with the chicken. They are perfect on their own or with the zingy mango and lime dip. Serve with spiced potato wedges and your choice of vegetables. Serves 4. Preparation: 30mins Cooking: 30mins. Ingredients Coconut chicken goujons:  1 kg chicken…