Nicky’s Watercress and/or Landcress Soup

  This is an utterly delicious and incredibly nutritious soup. It’s also extremely easy, you just can’t go wrong. Watercress is one of the most nutritious plants you can eat. Hippocrates was one of the first to recognise the potential health benefits of it – funny how it’s now being hailed as the latest ‘New Superfood’!  Seems to have taken… Continue reading Nicky’s Watercress and/or Landcress Soup

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Malted Bara Brith (Malted Welsh Brack) – From Tunnel to Table recipe for October – (2).

Unglazed Bara Brith cooling on rack (Based on a traditional Welsh recipe, this is similar to a tea bread and is usually served buttered, but the malt makes it nice and moist so it is very nice without if you don’t want to use it) Ingredients: 2 & 1/4oz / 63g (ish) Barley malt (weight… Continue reading Malted Bara Brith (Malted Welsh Brack) – From Tunnel to Table recipe for October – (2).

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Spinach, Tomato, Onion and Mozzarella Gratin – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ recipe for September

The gratin – golden brown, fragrant and sizzling from the oven         (using spinach, chard, tomatoes, red onions, garlic and marjoram or oregano – all from the tunnel)  This is a really very easy – but oozingly delicious dish using ingredients that most people will still have if they garden at all –… Continue reading Spinach, Tomato, Onion and Mozzarella Gratin – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ recipe for September

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Totally Terrific Tomato Sauce – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ recipe for August

          (using tomatoes, garlic and herbs from the tunnel – and onions from the garden) Totally Terrific Tomato sauce on steamed ‘courgetti’ (spiralised courgettes steamed for 4 mins) Another use for my Totally Terrific Tomato Sauce – in the delicious layers of aubergine Parmigiana   This sauce is named after the… Continue reading Totally Terrific Tomato Sauce – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ recipe for August

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Roast Ratatouille 4 ways – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ recipe for July

Roast Ratatouille hot from the oven Roast ratatouille with grilled chicken breast, buttered French beans & Mayan Gold potatoes (Or as many ways as you can think of. Every time I make it I can think of another one! It’s another of what I call my ‘convertible’ recipes that’s endlessly versatile!) If you’ve ever made… Continue reading Roast Ratatouille 4 ways – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ recipe for July

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Spaghetti e Courgetti al pesto Genovese – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ recipe for June

(That’s the posh title I’ve given it! Somehow it sounds a bit more summery in Italian! And as it’s my creation – I’ve christened it!)   Spaghetti e Courgetti al Pesto Genovese   In this month’s Tunnel to Table recipe we’re using courgettes, basil and cherry tomatoes fresh from the polytunnel. We’re visiting Italy again… Continue reading Spaghetti e Courgetti al pesto Genovese – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ recipe for June

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Risotto Primavera – or Rainbow Risotto – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ recipe for May

The finished risotto topped with blanched baby veg and a little bit of added chopped parsley – an enticing picture This month I’m going all Italian as summer’s hopefully on the way – and cooking risotto. It uses a lot of the baby vegetables that are ready in the tunnel now and also one or two… Continue reading Risotto Primavera – or Rainbow Risotto – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ recipe for May

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Vegetable Pasta Bake – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ Recipe for April

                        (using ruby chard and celery from the polytunnel and stored carrots) Delicious, colourful & nutritious – accompanied by lightly cooked chard leaves This month’s recipe is another flexible dish which you can put virtually any veg into – so you can experiment with whatever you… Continue reading Vegetable Pasta Bake – ‘From Tunnel to Table’ Recipe for April

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