Enchiladas are a great all-round dinner, they are easily adapted to make them gluten-free or even vegan. For those of you wanting meaty enchiladas, pick up your meat from here, get the cheese here and the rest of the ingredients can be found from local farmers and producers. Ingredients: For the base ingredients, all you […]

Vegetable tagine

This time of year, there are some incredible vegetables in season, so why not enjoy a meat-free main course and enjoy this spicy and warming veggie dish. You can get all the ingredients for this at local farm shops and delis. Ingredients: 30ml vegetable oil 300g onions 2 garlic cloves 1/2sp chilli powder 2 tsp […]

Vegan Christmas pudding

If you saw our Stir up Sunday post, you’ll already have an idea of how to make a Christmas pudding, but if you are catering for vegans or someone with a food allergy, here’s a free from version for you Ingredients: 150g dates 50ml orange juice 50ml brandy 150g dried fruit 50g treacle 50g glace […]

Dorset sea salted caramel mousse

When there is an abundance of sea salt available, why not use it in a recipe or two? If you have a sweet tooth but like a touch of salt, give this caramel mousse a try. Ingredients: For the filling 25g cornflour 2tbsp cocoa powder 50g caster sugar 250ml milk 25g butter 200ml double cream […]

Poached pears

Poached pears are a classic dessert and with all the festive flavours available at this time of year, you can really make them seasonal and indulge without feeling too guilty. Pears are fruits after all! Ingredients: 6 pears 200ml white wine 50g maple syrup 6 star anise ¼ tsp ground cloves 2 oranges 1tsp ground […]

Jam Roly poly

This classic dessert is a must-have in the colder months and this version is super easy! This version is suitable for vegetarians and vegans as it uses vegetable suet which can be found in most stores. If you prefer you can use traditional beef suet – the measurements are the same! You could also amend […]

Potato and onion soup

This is the season for warming soups, so why not whip up a batch for lunches or to proceed a lovely, hearty meal. Grab your locally grown veg from farm shops around the county. You can even adapt this to make it vegan if you like by using a milk alternative and vegetable stock. You […]

Biscoff flapjack

These indulgent flapjacks only have six ingredients and are easy to make but give the impression that they require more effort than is actually needed. Perfect for those of you who want to give sweet treats this Christmas or want something a bit naughty to see you through the colder evenings. Ingredients 150g unsalted butter […]

Pumpkin Scones

Use up that left over pumpkin after Halloween with these easy scones that taste like autumn! Ingredients: 150g self raising flour 2 tbsp vanilla yoghurt 4 tbsp flavoured sparkling water or lemonade 1 heaped tbsp pumpkin puree 1tbsp sweetener or sugar 1 tsp cinnamon If you’d like, you can add optional dried fruit or nuts […]

Bonfire toffee

Just because we can’t gather in large groups to watch fireworks this year doesn’t mean we can’t recreate the atmosphere at home. Here’s some bonfire toffee that you can easily make yourself and enjoy with the family. Ingredients 450g dark brown sugar 125ml hot water ¼ tsp cream of tartar 115g black treacle 115g golden […]