With Cavolo Nero

Mussels in a Spicy Sauce

Mussels in a Spicy Sauce with Tomatoes, Chorizo, Cannellini Beans and Cavolo Nero

Posted on: 28th Jul, 2014by frenchie

This is one of our favourite meals using mussels – everything you need is in one dish, it’s full of flavour and you can make it as spicy as you like by using a milder or hotter chorizo. I like cooking it in this deep enamelled dish as you can take straight from the stove […]

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Chicken & Vegetable Soup Recipe

Posted on: 5th Mar, 2014by frenchie

Frances has been helping me in the kitchen again this week. I was fighting off a cold and thought homemade chicken and vege soup might just do the trick to keep it at bay and at the same time Frances would learn how to make chicken stock and a simple vege soup. This is a […]

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Baked Stuffed Sardines

Baked Stuffed Sardines

Posted on: 13th Feb, 2014by frenchie

A few days ago I was hunting for one of my recipe books and found an old one I’d bought in the early 80s and hadn’t opened for years. Many of the recipes are based on classical French cooking methods but all are easy. There are lots of interesting ideas. I know that I’m going […]

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Chickpeas and Cavolo Nero

Posted on: 8th Jan, 2014by frenchie

Last weekend in my cooking demonstration in our Kitchen Shop this very simple quick recipe proved to be a hit. Everyone who tried it loved it. It’s great as a lunch dish or as a meal when you don’t feel like meat or chicken or is a good accompaniment to either of those. If you […]

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