It’s been 4 years – more or less – since frugalfeeding’s beginning. And what better way to commemorate my catalogue of over 400 recipes than with cake? An Orange Spice Traybake to be precise, finished with an indulgent layer of mascarpone cheese, infused with fresh orange and sprinkled with vibrant zest.
Celebrating the natural flavour of good ingredients is something often forgotten about in the world of food. And onions, perhaps more than any ingredient, fall foul of our proclivity for masking flavours.
This recipe for Roasted Red Onion Salad, however, highlights the natural sweetness of the vegetable, combining it with peppery rocket for a simple and mouth-watering salad.
Ramen, quite understandably, has become inseparable from Japanese cuisine. And the dish is quickly gaining ground in Britain, with ramen restaurants opening their doors frequently. Quick and satisfying, this recipe for Bamboo and Mushroom Ramen encapsulates what has made this noodle soup so ubiquitous in its country of origin.
Smoked Haddock Kedgeree is a simple Indian rice dish, popularised in Britain during the 19th Century. Though fundamentally a breakfast dish, kedgeree makes a great, quick comfort meal any time of the day.
If you’re anything like me, you’ll be the member of the party who always orders the Sticky Toffee pudding. Lovingly referred to as STP by its cringeworthy cronies, it is a pud so entirely foolproof that I’ve not yet been on the receiving end of a duff one. Though there have been a couple of close shaves.