Jane’s Terracotta Topped Cottage Pie

Most folks have a favoured plate filling winter warmer and for me that dish is the humble British family staple - The Cottage Pie. My own dear Mum used to make her delicious Cottage Pie in the traditional way - well seasoned minced beef and onion topped with fluffy mashed potatoes and then spread with [...]

Jane's AGA Roasted Tomatoes

In mid August most keen greenhouse tomato growers become completly over run with ripe ruby red fruits....well I know I certainly do! It's not easy trying trying to be original or  creative with a glut of gloriously  jewel-like toms, in fact coming up with new ways to eat the humble every day tomato is much [...]

Jane’s Garlic Roasted Vegetables with Smoked Mackerel

In the warm summer months everyone loves to eat lighter and perhaps even a little healthier, but if you're anything like me come the end of July I've  fallen out of love with traditional salads... This is my alternative to a boring old plate of ice berg; a tasty Mediterranean rustic style warm salad which can easily be changed to [...]