The British courgette season runs from June to September so make the most of them whilst they are available. This pizza is a healthy, vegetarian option that makes a really easy midweek meal - ready in just 10 minutes!
Midweek dinners don’t have to be boring - this simple, lightly spiced pilaf is ready in just 30 minutes. Continue reading
September is when the Real Bread Campaign www.realbreadcampaign.org goes on a mission to help everyone discover that: life’s sweeter with sourdough! The simple aim of Sourdough September is to encourage more people to buy genuine sourdough from a local, independent bakery, or bake their own at home.
This makes a stylish and simple starter at very little cost. To keep your egg whites firm and without ragged edges, add a little vinegar to the boiling water and use a shallow pan.
We’re not talking tequila slammers though, these days it’s is being taken a lot more seriously.
If you want to find out more about this versatile spirit, head to Skylounge on Tuesday 9 September, when Jose Cuervo, the oldest and best-selling tequila brand in the world, will be holding a master class at their Mexican-style pop-up. Brand ambassador Gabriela Moncada will take you through their range of tequilas, imparting her expert knowledge, before showing you how to recreate the ultimate Cuervo margarita and other cocktails at home.
The master class will be held on 9 September and tickets cost £16 including two cocktails, Mexican-inspired bar bites and a margarita kit to take home. To book your ticket, visit: billetto.co.uk/skyloungecuervo2
Using the right cake tin will help you make the perfect cake. Spring-form tins are good for easy release and are watertight for more liquid batters such as this one, whereas loose-based tins work better with stiffer batters.
This dish looks impressive and feeds a crowd – you wouldn’t know it was ready it under 30 minutes! Sour tamarind counters salmon’s rich, oily flavour and gives this Thai-inspired dish a real wow factor. Bart makes a good tamarind purée. Find it in the spice or Asian section of most major supermarkets.
These banana breakfast muffins are easy to make and taste so much better than anything you can buy on the way to work. They only take 20 minutes in the oven.
We can’t believe how quickly this summer has passed us by. With September rapidly approaching, we’re determined to hold on to the last of summer this weekend with this strawberry and balsamic Stoli lemonade. Bright and fruity but with a mellow sour note, it’s perfect for this time of year.
- strawberries 3-4
- Stolichnaya vodka 50ml
- lemon juice 25ml
- balsamic vinegar 1 tsp
- sugar syrup 2 tsp
- water (still or sparkling) to top up
Muddle the strawberries in the bottom of a highball glass, then add the rest of the ingredients. Add ice to fill the glass, then top up with water and stir the ingredients to ensure they’re thoroughly mixed. Garnish with a slice of strawberry and lemon.
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We were feeling inspired after watching the contestants on Great British Bake Off battle with baked Alaskas, and it showed us that there is so much more to ice cream than just scooping it onto a cone or out of a tub! We gathered up our five favourite ice cream-based desserts, perfect for entertaining as they’re all made ahead of time… Continue reading