Apple, Goat’s Cheese, Honey & Hazelnut Tarts

In her review of The Botanical Kitchen our guest writer Emma describes this Apple, Goat’s Cheese, Honey & Hazelnut Tarts recipe as one of those “why haven’t I made this before?” recipes. Quick to make but looks like you’ve slaved away for hours, and perfect as canapes or for a light lunch. Elly McCausland is ... Read more »

Romanian Apple and Blueberry Swirl Pie (Invartita)

Romanian Apple and Blueberry Swirl Pie (Invartita)

Apple and blueberry is such a classic combination, there’s no wonder it’s popular in so many countries around the world. This Romanian Apple and Blueberry Swirl Pie (Invartita) recipe from Irina Georgescu’s cookbook, Carpathia: Food from the Heart of Romania wraps an apple and blueberry filling in an egg-enriched dough that is rolled up and formed ... Read more »

Fresh Carrot Leaf, Coriander, Apple & Chilli Dip

Fresh Carrot Leaf, Coriander, Apple & Chilli Dip

This Fresh Carrot Leaf, Coriander, Apple & Chilli Dip is based on my mum’s Indian Coriander, Mint and Green Mango Chutney, a fresh condiment often served with samosas, pakoras, kebabs and other Indian snacks. Keen not to waste the abundance of fresh carrot leaves that were part of our locally grown veg box delivery, we ... Read more »

Recipe | Cider-Braised Pheasant with Shallots, Apples & Thyme

I recently received a delivery of game birds – hung, plucked, gutted – so ready for cooking. After chatting to friends about their favourite ways to eat pheasant, I decided to make an apple and cider braise. Braising the pheasant in cider helped keep the meat moist – pheasant is a fairly lean bird and ... Read more »

A Higgidy Pork and Apple Stroganoff Pie with Cheddar Crust

Camilla Stephens began her culinary career developing food for (UK-based) coffee chain, the Seattle Coffee Company. When it was bought out by Starbucks, she stayed on board creating tasty treats to be sold across the chain throughout the day. Somewhere along the way, she learned to make really tasty pies. Fast forward several years to ... Read more »

British Apples in Season: Apple & Ginger Chutney

As you may have gathered from my enthusiasm about visiting the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale recently, I am a big fan of apples and love to enjoy British apples in season. We planted a Cox’ Orange Pippin in our back garden a few years ago, and inherited a Bramley (cooking) apple and what we ... Read more »