Recipe; Sausage and Bean Casserole

INGREDIENTS 1 carton of Pasatta tomato sauce, or 1 litre pasta sauce 2 tbsp olive oil 8 herby sausages 200ml red wine Large handful fresh flatleaf parsley, chopped, plus extra to serve 400g ...

Tackling Obesity – conference success

Hampshire County Council has successfully hosted its first major conference on tackling the issue of obesity, welcoming representatives from a range of organisations including local authorities, he...

Summer vegetable soup

This recipe serves 4/6 persons Ingredients 50g butter 1 medium onion finely chopped 250g parsnips 1.5 litres chicken or vegetable stock 250g carrots 250g courgettes 250...

Mango and Raspberry Roulade

Kate Buchan, Sous Chef at Kimbridge Restaurant, near Romsey with your Seasonal Produce Recipe Serves 10 Ingredients 3 large eggs 85g caster sugar 85g self-raising flour ...

Easy to make – Summer Salads

BEAN SALAD • Small red onion – finely chopped • Red/green/yellow peppers – chopped • Black-eyed beans/chick peas/kidney beans/harcot beans/sweetcorn • Fresh mint – finely chopped • French dressing ...

2016: The international year of pulses

2016 has been named the International year of the pulse by the United Nations. If there’s one item that you should include in your diet, it’s pulses. They are a fantastic source of plant-based prot...

Chinese Style Beef in Black Bean Sauce

Ingredients: Sea Salt Freshly ground pepper 200g rump or sirloin steak 1 red pepper 1 x yellow pepper 1 thumb-sized piece of fresh ginger 1/2 red chilli 1 x carrot 2 x clov...

Fakeaway: Spiced butter burgers

Why eat out when you can make THE most delicious offerings in the comfort of your own home?! There’s nothing better than a moist, juicy, tender burger, and there’s one method that ensures a mouth-w...

Recipe; Banana Bread

This recipe makes two 2lb loaf tins Kate Buchan, Sous Chef at Kimbridge Restaurant, near Romsey with your Seasonal Produce Recipe Ingredients 400g butter 1 cup light br...

Recipe; Mango and Cranberry Hot Cross Buns

Mango and cranberry hot cross buns This Easter, why not try an exotic twist on a traditional favourite? Made with sweet, warm spices, hot cross buns are the perfect vehicle for sweet, dried mango a...

Roasted garlic and tomato soup for two

This soup is warming and full of flavour. I like to make this soup during the winter, as tomatoes can be a little dull in taste during those months and roasting them makes even the blandest of tomat...