New Potato and Edamame Salad

The father of a friend of my son has a potato farm in Jersey. He very kindly sent us a box of delicious early Jersey Royals. So flavoursome they don’t need much added to turn them into a delicious potato salad. You can buy podded, frozen edamame at most supermarkets now. This works well served…

Fried Courgettes with Tomato and Fennel Seed Sauce

I wasn’t sure how this would work out but being an Ottolenghi-based dish from Waitrose Kitchen magazine I knew it would probably be a safe bet. Delicious!!! The original recipe uses marrow which I find tends to be a little too watery and the skin can sometimes be very tough. I used large courgettes which…

Spaghetti With Pea and Broad Bean Pesto

It’s pea and broad bean season on the allotment (but you can use frozen if you don’t grow your own). Serves 4 100g shelled peas 100g shelled broad beans 1 small leek 1 clove garlic – finely chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil juice of half a lemon a small block of parmesan – about 100g…