Summer Pistou Soup

Ingredients 1 tbsp rapeseed oil 2 leeks, finely sliced 1 large courgette, finely diced 1l boiling vegetable stock (made from scratch or with reduced-salt bouillon) 400g can cannellini or haricot beans, drained 200g green beans, chopped 3 tomatoes, chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped small pack basil 40g freshly grated parmesan Instructions Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the leeks and courgette … Continue reading Summer Pistou Soup

Strawberry & Elderflower Gateau

Ingredients: 2 x 200g sponge flan cases (25cm) 6 tbsp strawberry jam or conserve 400g strawberries (look for ones that are a similar size), halved 600ml double cream 2 tbsp icing sugar, plus 150g 5 tbsp elderflower cordial 5-6 raspberries or some pink food colouring gel small handful pistachios (optional), slivered or roughly chopped (see tip) strawberry coulis or cream, to serve Instructions: Remove the … Continue reading Strawberry & Elderflower Gateau