Lemon and Thyme Welsh Cakes

Someone mentioned the combination of lemon and thyme in a sweet context the other day. It’s a pairing that I’d only ever really thought about as a savoury thing. I’ve never seen lemon and thyme welsh cake (lemons and thyme a bit more Mediterranean) but since I really like welsh cakes, I thought why not?…

Vegetarian Sausage Rolls

These savoury vegetarian sausage rolls are perfect picnic fodder: they are easily transportable and there’s no need for any plates or cutlery to tuck into them. Shallot, roasted red pepper, fresh thyme leaves and balsamic vinegar all make these little bites taste a bit Mediterranean, and I’d say are equally good hot, warm or cold….

Frazzled Thyme Onions

These simple crispy onions are the ideal topping for a burger or addition to a salad or sandwich. Is this worthy of posting as a recipe? Yes, because they are crispy, sweet and delicious, and the kind of thing you might overlook. It’s the extras like this that can make a sandwich or burger into…

Celeriac, Apple and Thyme Soup

It’s snowing today in the UK – proper piles of fluffy white stuff everywhere! We normally have a little sprinkle of snow that melts almost immediately, so a decent amount of snow is a reason to celebrate. School was initially open for the girls, and we had a rather white knuckle drive there on the…

Thyme and Redcurrant Gravy

This is an absolutely winning gravy – perfect served with Christmas lunch or a roast, on a pie or with veggie sausages (you’ve got to try my nosages!) and mash. The finished sauce is silky smooth, so packed full of flavour, deep and intense. If that flavour becomes too intense for you (and it can),…