CAULIFLOWER SOUP WITH NUTMEG AND HAM HOCK

Move over minestrone this is my new winter “go to” soup.  Ham hock gives mild, cauliflower the boost it needs to make this delicious soup substantial and full of flavour. I buy whole nutmegs which look like small balls of wood the size of a red grape. Keep nutmegs in a sealed jar and grate fresh as…

LAMB MUSHROOM AND WINTER VEGETABLE SOUP

Slow cooking wins hearts in winter I am surprised, by the oohs and aahs we hear bone broth today. When I look through cookbooks and hipster café menus one would think bone broth is a revelation, a new discovery! Slow soups, stocks and cooking has been around forever in most cultures with some variations. The slow cooking draws out…

Roast Cauliflower, Rocket and Pear Salad with Orange Dressing

    Salad is such a great way to use cauliflower and perfect through the autumn and winter months. Roasting cauliflower gives it a unique nutty taste. I usually make a big bowl so I can have leftovers for lunch the next day. If you plan to do this don’t dress leftover salad until you…