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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…

How do you stop a wagging tail?

How do you stop a wagging tail?

Bert’s big soulful brown eyes gaze up at us with love and his ever excited tail is wagging furiously as we stand talking to the vet about his future. It’s so painful making a decision about his life, how do you stop a wagging tail?…

Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta

Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta

Toasted ciabatta topped with creamy ricotta and zesty mashed peas. I invite you to spoil yourself this weekend with a slice of Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta for lunch. My Indulgent Ricotta and Pea Bruschetta epitomises what The Delectable Garden stands for: Creating delicious food from…