How to make raspberry gin I’m going to put it out there and say that this is the only raspberry gin recipe that you will ever need in your life. It’s ridiculously simple, and the only hard part is that…Continue reading
The sweet, sweet days of summer call for some of the most delicious food of the year. To go with this you need summer recipes that you know are going to work each and every time. That’s why I’m here to help!
In the summer there are lots of kids of food you will need to think about. There are all of the fruit that is in season and calling out to you, begging to be eaten. There are lighter recipes and salads that are great for those long, lazy summer evenings where you just need to relax and enjoy watching the sun set. And then there are picnics, festivals, BBQs and summer parties that call for recipes that are designed for sharing with friends. You will find ideas and recipes for everything you need this summer here on The Usual Saucepans, and ideas for the drinks you should be having alongside them. Now, bring on the sun and the Pimm’s!
Baked avocado with chilli chickpeas If we’re being honest, we all know that we love brunch a little bit too much, right? Between brunch and avocado buying we’re all apparently never going to be homeowners (because that’s totally the reason…)….Continue reading
Baked nectarines Oh hey there summer, I’ve been waiting for you. Like, for aaaaaages. But since you’re here now, let’s kick back, relax and enjoy some of the delicious flavours you’ve got in store for us. And since I got…Continue reading
Easy vegan carrot cake What? Vegan baking on The Usual Saucepans? Weird, right? But stick with it and you’re going to discover a few things. Today we’re talking about something both a little less ordinary, but none the less delicious:…Continue reading
Haricot bean stew Is there anything worse than a disappointing lunch? I mean, save for actual upsetting and disappointing things. We’ve all made sandwiches destined to be uneaten or had people over and panicked at the last minute with what we’re going…Continue reading
How to make hummus Is there anything quite as wonderful as hummus in this world? It kind of feels like it’s erupted onto shelves in shops across the country at some point about 8 years ago and now just seems…Continue reading
Blood orange martini Ah, the martini. Shaken or stirred, it’s one of literature’s favourite drinks. Bond’s martini is Gatsby’s champagne, and it’s never far from hand. It counted Churchill, Sinatra and Hemingway amongst its fans and is the classic that’s…Continue reading
Pesto roast potatoes You something you don’t hear very often? Someone shouting about how much they love potatoes. Sure – they’re potatoes, the sexiest dish on the table they are not – but what if you roast them? Then would…Continue reading