I can’t get enough of asparagus when it’s in season. This easy summer recipe is tangy and fresh and is excellent accompanied by a Touraine Sauvignon Blanc.
Easy spicy couscous with crispy fried onions and smoked almonds
An easy recipe that I adapted slightly from Ottolenghi’s Simple. It’s great served at room temperature alongside a roasted chicken leg marinated in harissa and greek yoghurt.
Muscovado Cream with poached rhubarb
Such a simple dessert and one that you are going to love (if you love the sharp tang of rhubarb). This easy summer recipe is a real winner.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – super easy chicken marinade
For a really easy dinner try this really simple marinade. It works well on chicken thighs or breasts and is healthy and quick to prepare.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – simple summer salads
2 super quick simple summer salads for you. Cucumber, creme fraiche and garlic salad and kidney bean, cumin and coriander salad. Healthy, low fat, quick and tasty.
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – spicy cumin and turmeric roasted new potatoes
New potatoes roasted in the oven with cumin and turmeric. Delicious with a steak or any kind of bbq they are very moreish!
Recipes from Le Tasting Room’s kitchen – warm smoked chicken salad with roasted summer vegetables
This is an unusual smoked chicken salad that can be adapted to use whatever vegetables are in season. Yesterday I used red peppers, sweet potato, aubergine, fennel, red onion and asparagus as they are all looking fantastic at the moment.
Easy summer recipes – pea & courgette soup
If you still have courgettes pushing in the garden then have a go at this simple soup. It’s simplicity itself and if you have yellow courgettes even better.
Simple summer salads
A delightful summer salad of sweet, salty, creamy, peppery ingredients. Perfect for a hot day and lovely served with a glass of chilled Chinon rosé from the Loire.