Melon and Avocado Salad

Method: Cut the melon in half and remove the seeds with a spoon. Using a melon baller, scoop out the flesh into a bowl. Alternatively, cut the melon into slices, remove the skin and cut the flesh into 2 cm cubes; transfer to the bowl. Tightly cover the bowl of melon balls or cubes with […]

melon and avocado salad

Broad Bean and Celery Soup

Broad Bean and Celery Soup

Method: Put the broad beans, celery, stock, thyme and salt and pepper to taste into a large saucepan and bring  to the boil, stirring frequently. Skim off any scum with slotted spoon, reduce the heat to low and simmer very gently for about 1 and 1/2 hours or until both the vegetables are very soft […]

Mushroom Omelette

Method: Beat the eggs with the milk in bowl. Gently stir-fry the mushrooms in a little oil in a small frying pan. Remove from the pan. Lightly wipe the pan and put little olive oil and heat gently. Add the egg mixture and cook until the bottom of the omelette is lightly browned and the […]

mushroom omelette


Melon Salad

Method: Cut the melon in half, remove the seeds and scoop the flesh. Cut the flesh into cubes. Skin and quarter the tomatoes, squeeze out the seeds and remove the core; cut quarters again if the tomatoes are large. Peel the cucumber, cut into small cubes about the same size as the melon cubes. Sprinkle […]

Beetroot Salad

Beetroot Salad

Method: Chop the beetroot in 1/2cm / 1/4cm thick sticks. Put in salad bowl and mix with onion and a little salt. Add the endive and the dressing. Garnish with watercress. Ingredients: 2 beetroots,cooked and chopped; 1 small onion, finely chopped; salt; 1 endive, chopped; french dressing; 1 bunch of watercress, chopped. French dressing: oil, […]

Mushroom Pie

Method: Heat the oil in a frying pan. Add the garlic and onion and fry gently until soft.  Add the mushrooms and continue to cook until the mushrooms start to give out their liquid. Add the rosemary and continue to cook gently for another five minutes. Add the soya sauce and the cornflour mixture to […]


Red Lentil Soup

Red Lentil Soup

Method: Place the tomatoes in a large bowl, cover with freshly boiled water and set aside for a few minutes. Fry the onion and garlic together gently in olive oil until onion goes soft. Pour away the water covering the tomatoes and rinse with cold water to cool them down. Take each tomato in turn, […]