Deliciously Ella’s Smokey Black Bean Stew

I made this for the first time this week as I am experimenting with vegetarian dishes. I loved the smokey taste and it felt healthy and was quick to put together. A brill dish


This is a recipe that really needs no instructions and can be made with however much you have of whatever ingredients are in your fridge and larder, providing that you have some meat, tatties and neeps: any additional ingredients are up to you and so, as with all recipes, this is just a guide but […]

Salad of Parma Ham, Mozzarella and Peaches

This is a meal in a salad. It takes 2-3 minutes to put together, but it tastes so good. It is surprisingly filling. Mint ‘makes’ this salad. Use ordinary bought mint, but if you can buy applemint, it is the best!

Asparagus Risotto

Risotto can be a starter, or a main course. But only make asparagus risotto in the British asparagus season. The flavour of British grown asparagus is vastly better than asparagus flown in from southern American countries outside the UK asparagus season, which is approximately from the end of March till the end of June.

Pork Chops with Sage and Parma Ham

Sage Pesto

Karmasutra Curry Cupid’s Cardamom Chicken Curry

I love this gastronomic pot of pleasure, the sauce clings to the chicken thighs like a long lost lover and the meat falls apart in tender submission. Simmered in aphrodisiac spices, the result is…spiced nirvana.

Karmasutra Curry Aubergine & Pumpkin Smash (VG)

Warming, smoky and fragrant, it’s the scent of love in a pan. Cloves, cardamom, chillies and ginger form a smouldering embrace with these innocent veggies. Cleopatra was known to have bathed with in cardamom pods and used them as an ingredient for seduction!

Karmasutra Curry Maharani’s Asparagus (VG)

Packed with folates, seductive spices and steroid glycosides (I know…it’s a turn on) these fleshy arrows are like a cupid’s quiver.

Karmasutra Curry Prawn Moilee

This Keralan beauty is pure seduction for your tastebuds and your lover. Great with flatbread…perfect for sharing and feeding each other with!