We used Sun Rice Naturally Rice & Barley, purchased in a packet from the supermarket, for this satisfying salad but alternatively you could make your own grain combination or use all brown rice.
Individual, juicy lamb rack chops offer a smart change from the ubiquitous picnic chicken drumsticks. A combination of mint, rosemary and thyme makes these ones especially flavoursome.
Moist and fragrant banana loaf, served with sweet butter, is the perfect way to round off an afternoon of grazing.
Coriander – both the leaves and the roots – is what gives this drink the wow factor.
The preparation for these mini tarts – baking the pastry cases and roasting the tomatoes – is done ahead, leaving just a simple assembly task for serving time.
Moist, tender and light friands baked in mini muffin tins are just the right size for eating in a single, scrumptious bite.
Here’s a simple green salad that’s loaded with great tastes and textures. Don’t be tempted to make the dressing too far in advance as mint discolours after being chopped.
Risotto is less complicated than many think – just have everything ready to go, cook it gently and make sure the rice is always covered with a little stock.
Buttermilk ensures this spongy pud has a lovely light texture.
A simple cumin, chilli and salt seasoning gives this dish an amazing flavour boost. (It also goes brilliantly on French fries.)
Transform a packet of crumpets into something worthy of a cafe menu