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Nonna Ciana’s Tuscan Tomato Bruschetta

Nonna Ciana’s Tuscan Tomato Bruschetta

Simple, Fresh and delicious, Nonna Ciana’s Tuscan Tomato Bruschetta is a perfect example of The Delectable Gardens principles. Bursting with colour and flavour, these little bites of Tuscany will not disappoint.  Tuscany After 7 long weeks I finally have a kitchen, it’s so good to…

Refreshing Mint, Lime and Pineapple Agua Fresca

Refreshing Mint, Lime and Pineapple Agua Fresca

This Refreshing Mint, Lime and Pineapple Agua Fresca is a tropical breeze on a hot day. A thirst-quenching exotic drink to keep you cool this summer 😎  Originating from Mexico, Agua Fresca means Cool Water. A Refreshing mix of fruit and water, with the addition of…

Rhubarb Custard Curd

Rhubarb Custard Curd

My Rhubarb Custard Curd will envoke childhood memories of sitting in the sunshine with a tub of sugar eating bright red stalks of rhubarb.  Mek yer tabs laugh is a local saying that springs to mind when I think back to those spring days. I…

Smashed Avocado with Poached Eggs

Smashed Avocado with Poached Eggs

Smashed Avocado with Poached Eggs are a slice of tranquility after a manic week. A weekend in The Delectable Garden wouldn’t feel right without buttery spiced smashed avocado crowned with perfectly poached eggs for brunch.  Gary and I first discovered smashed avocado with poached eggs…

Cheesecake Filled Easter Eggs

Cheesecake Filled Easter Eggs

Warning, these Cheesecake Filled Easter Eggs are absolutely filthy! Rich and creamy no bake cheesecake on a bed of buttery biscuit crumbs, encased by a smooth milk chocolate egg, topped with the nations favourite mini eggs.  The fresh produce has about run dry in The…

Peanut Butter and Banana Muffins

Peanut Butter and Banana Muffins

These sweet and sticky Peanut Butter and Banana Muffins are packed with goodness to leave you feeling satisfied and guilt free!  Wholemeal flour, nuts, banana, and honey fill my Peanut Butter and Banana Muffins with fibre, protein, natural sugar, vitamins and minerals. All are required…

Baked eggs in spiced tomatoes

Baked eggs in spiced tomatoes

Give your body a fantastic start to the day with my nutritious baked eggs in spiced tomatoes.  I have done this a couple of times before at Breakfast Club. I thought it would be a perfect breakfast for the Highlands, to fuel our bodies for…

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

My homely Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup is comfort food at its best, especially when served with a grated cheese sandwich. The greenhouse winter clean-out left me with a tonne of red and green tomatoes. 2018 has been strange year for tomatoes, like a…

Lime and Ginger Chilli Jam

Lime and Ginger Chilli Jam

Lime and Ginger Chilli Jam is a heavenly mix of sweet and spice. A perfect partner for cheese and wicked condiment for your breakfast sandwich. This Lime and Ginger Chilli Jam has certainly perked up the past two weeks, which were mainly spent sleeping and…

Homemade Sloe Gin

Homemade Sloe Gin

Take a relaxing walk on a crisp autumn morning foraging for sloes to make your own homemade Sloe Gin. Sugar, gin and sloes will mature into a deliciously rich and fruity liquor in just 3 months. What a month!  As some of you know we…