Try this twist on a classic boiled egg and soldiers. A great way to get the kids to try new things that are already a little familiar, and a wonderful light lunch or supper for adults alike.
If, like us, you miss your pastries and pies by following a free-from diet, then help is at hand now from this amazing recipe for shortcrust pastry. Make it sweet or savoury. For savoury recipes we simply replaced the sugar with some herbs and pepper. A top tip from our Food Editor Sarah is to place the pastry inside cling film as you roll each portion into shape, as it assists with keeping it together and moving it into the pastry case.
Said to be one of the healthiest, many people extol the virtues of eating a Mediterranean diet, which is largely based on vegetables, fruits, beans, whole grains, olive oil and fish. And with Greece set to be one of the most popular holiday destinations this summer, following an 11% rise in the number of visitors from the UK in 2013, Greek speciality foods producer Gaea has created a hat trick of recipes using its authentic tapenades and top quality Greek olive oils to get sun seekers into the Greek holiday mood.
Packing every bite with the finest ingredients, Giovanni Rana has been recognised as a symbol of good taste and quality products, creating fresh pasta for people to enjoy at home for more than 50 years. Join Giovanni Rana in the Italian Kingdom of Pleasure (the kitchen) to discover the perfect pairing between prince of the condiments (the olive oil) and queen of the kitchen (the pasta).
Over recent years the UK has seen a revival in jam making as we've got back in touch with our heritage of preserving the bounties of summer and autumn. Aside from being wholly delicious, home-made jam is fun to make and gives you control over the level of fruit and sugar content. And this year is one of the best years ever to turn your hand to jam making. The mild winter and sunny spring have given rise to a prolific soft fruit season starting with an abundance of plump and juicy raspberries and strawberries.
We love Cottage Pie but get tired of the long time it takes to put together sometimes or the lack of ingredients we have available, so to make it easy we are sharing our super quick, ingredients in the cupboard, recipe. These were made before work in 30 minutes, ready to heat and eat when we get home tonight. Great for the fussy eaters who pick out all the vegetables. If you have more time you can blend veg in to 'hide' in the sauce.