Mrs. Delicious

Category: Quick

Roasted Bone Marrow with Parsley, Caper & Fennel Salad

If you like fat, you’ll like roasted bone marrow. If you’re the kind of person who’s more of a Jack Sprat than his missus, you might want to give this one a miss(us) I however, am a bit of a fat lover. I love me some wobbly bits. The crunchy top of the roasted lamb [...]

Spicy-Citrusy Tuna & Avocado Tartare

Easing back in, I give you citrus and avocado tuna tartare, low-carby and delicious at the same time. I think this one is also paleo-friendly, for you folks who think that eating like a caveman makes you healthier. This dish is spicy and rich and tart. It’s a good dish to serve to those among [...]

Fast Food: Raw Beet, Goat Cheese & Mint Salad

Eating beets raw is the best thing. They are sweet, crisp and earthy. I love amazingly saturated colours so the cool beet red really makes me smile. Grouped with bright green mint and clear white goats cheese, it always looks amazing on the table. You’ll never want to cook a beetroot again. Grated raw beet [...]

Socca (chickpea flatbread) with cherry tomato salad, crisp sausage & aioli

These flatbreads are French/Italian/Mediterranean and as it goes with most things from that region, completely delicious. Socca is the French name for them, I believe they make a version in Italy called Farinata. Whatever. In my kitchen they are called delicious and that’s what matters. I am totally into making different kinds of doughs and [...]

Make Your Own: Whole Egg Mayonnaise

This is the beginning of a series of posts where I present a recipe and method for making your own versions of commonly bought items. The rationale behind it is pretty simple. When you make your own, you control what goes into it, and therefore you control the quality. Which is of benefit as food [...]

Fast Food: Purist Spaghetti Carbonara

A quick one this afternoon to prove that simple is often best. This dish is cooked and on the table in 20 minutes (5 if you’re using leftover pasta – which I really do recommend – I always cook too much) Carbonara is best like this without the bacon and parsley and cream.  It showcases [...]