Grasmere Gingerbread Recipe

Regula Ysewijn's Grasmere Gingerbread

If you’re a keen baker, and interested not only in British baking recipes but in the history behind them, Regula Ysewijn’s Oats in the North, Wheat from the South: The History of British Baking, Savoury and Sweet is a book for you. Read our full cookbook review of Oats in the North, Wheat in the South. ... 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 »

Ginger-Roasted Plums with Lime, Rum & Muscovado Cream

Ginger-Roasted Plums with Lime, Rum & Muscovado Cream

Did you enjoy our review of Diana Henry’s From The Oven To The Table? If so, we’re sure you’ll appreciate this delicious recipe from the book, shared with permission from publishers Mitchell Beazley. We’ve recently posted Diana’s Roast Leg of Lamb with Basil, Pecorino, Garlic & Wine. Now, here’s a dessert to go with it, Ginger-Roasted Plums with ... Read more »

Isabella’s Ginger & Oat Cookies | In Memory of Coriander Queen

It’s been over eight years now that I’ve been publishing Kavey Eats. There are so many reasons I enjoy blogging, not least the creative outlet it gives me for my writing and photography and the record of food enjoyed in restaurants and at home, of amazing travel experiences, of cookery classes, books and more. I ... Read more »

Year of the Rooster | Perfectly Poached Chicken Cantonese-Style + Spring Onion & Ginger Dip

The Chinese lunar new year has just begun. Each lunar year is represented by an emblem of a living creature in a cycle which repeats every twelve years. This year, it is the rooster’s turn. A rooster’s handsome plumage and heroic air as it struts about makes it the logical choice as an emblem for ... Read more »

Moroccan Tagine Of Lamb With Dates And Almonds

Lamb tagine

The tagine is a mainstay of Moroccan food, traditionally cooked in its eponymous special dish with distinctive conical lid, it is a hearty and aromatic meat stew, often featuring dried fruit. It is often served with couscous and vegetables, and an array of simple salads. This recipe comes from a Moroccan cooking class we took recently, ... Read more »

Ginger & Lemongrass Panna Cotta

When Gloucestershire company Selsley sent me some of their syrups to try, I was keen to think of some different ways to use them. I played it safe with the mulling syrup, using it to create warming winter drinks. It combines beautifully not only with red wine but with apple juice, cider and even beer. ... 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 »

Malawian Ginger & Garlic Fried Fish

In my review of Bought, Borrowed & Stolen by Allegra McEvedy, you’ll see that my favourite aspects of the book were Allegra’s travel memories, and her introductions to her amazing collection of knives brought back from those travels. We did make a recipe though, choosing her Malawian Ginger & Garlic Fried Fish. (Ginger & Garlic ... Read more »