Romesco Sauce (to accompany Tortilla Espanola)

This Catalan sauce has a wonderfully complex flavour and conveniently keeps for at least a week in the fridge. It is traditionally served with Calcots, but works beautifully with simply-cooked fish, roast chicken, and even over warm new potatoes. In… Read More

Posted on: 18th April

Tortilla Espanola: The Epitome of Spanish Tapas

I don’t think I have been in a tapas bar from Sanlucar to Girona, Madrid to San Sebastián, which has not had this dish on their menu. It is possibly the epitome of Spanish tapas. After decades of sampling versions… Read More

Posted on: 17th April

Sourdough, Leek and Reblochon Panade

This recipe serves 2 very hungry people, or 3-4 not so hungry people! I hate to throw away the left-over hunks of sourdough bread which we all end-up with, so here is an idea for a luxurious treat to make… Read More

Posted on: 14th March

Wild Yeast Buttermilk Pancakes with Sticky Maple Bananas

(Makes about 25 pancakes) These simple pancakes (or griddle cakes) are perfect for breakfast or brunch. I love them with freshly squeezed orange juice mixed with a little juice from a ruby grapefruit, a bowl of strawberries (when in season)… Read More

Posted on: 22nd February

Minestrone Soup

Although February in the Vallespir isn’t as cold as some parts of the world, a comforting soup is always welcome on a winter’s day. Especially after a winter’s bike ride to Amelie Farmer’s Market. I like to visit the organic vegetable stall, stacked… Read More

Potato and Chickpea Naans Photo

Sourdough Naans Stuffed With Chickpeas & Potatoes

Makes x6 Naans The consistency of yoghurts change considerably so you may find that you need to make slight adjustments to the recipe depending on your chosen yoghurt.  I usually find I have a few tablespoons of the chickpea mixture… Read More

Posted on: 16th January
Prawn Tikka Photo

Chicken Tikka Masala

(Serves 4) Although the list of ingredients may seem long, this delicious rich masala sauce can be rustled up in no time. It is best left for 24hrs for the flavours to develop and will keep for several days in the… Read More

Posted on: 3rd January

Santa Loves Sourdough Suppers!

If you’re looking for something a bit different to give someone special this Christmas, or something for that foodie who has every kitchen gadget known to man, or simply searching for a beautiful gift…’Sourdough Suppers’ could be the perfect solution!… Read More

Posted on: 10th December

Anna’s Quest For Sourdough- by Anna Stankiewicz

My adventure with sourdough began unknowingly, around 30 years ago in Eastern Europe where I grew up. Then bread was simply bread. You had to queue for it in the bakery in the morning and carry it home, warm and… Read More

Posted on: 3rd December