Spanish Omelette

Spanish Omelette

Spanish Omelette (Tortilla De Patatas) This is a recipe that we came across in Fuerteventura where it is locally known as Tortilla De Patatas. We use this recipe whenever we have nothing in the fridge. It contains three very basic ingredients, eggs, potatoes and onion, plus a generous glug of olive oil. As budget food […]

Green Eggs with Kale and Feta Cheese

Green Eggs with Kale & Feta Cheese This is a super easy breakfast to make. It contains only natural ingredients and comes in at under 200 calories per serving. This recipe is for two people so double or half the ingredients if you are cooking for more or less people.  Combined preparation and cooking time […]

Bare Acre Farm Carrot Soup

Carrot Soup Recipe

Simple Carrot Soup Recipe Ingredients 500gms Carrots Peeled and chopped 1 Onion shredded 2 cloves of garlic crushed 1.25lrs Vegetable stock 1 Chopped potato (Optional) Fresh/Dried Coriander Fresh/Dried Parsley Method Heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in a large pot, add the onion and garlic, then fry on low heat for 5 mins until softened. Stir in […]

Goats Cheese and Beetroot with a Rocket Salad

Goats Cheese & Beetroot with a Rocket Salad. Goats Cheese, Beetroot & Rocket Salad Recipe by Donal Skehan.  Ingredients:   6 medium-sized beetroot75g pine nuts1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegarHalf a clove of garlic, mincedA good pinch of sea salt and ground black pepper250g goats’ cheese, […]

Planting a Windowsill Herb Garden

Windowsill Herb Garden

Planting a Windowsill Herb Garden A windowsill herb garden is a boon for any cook, infusing your cooking with taste and your kitchen with fragrance. Growing herbs outside is easy during the summer, but what about the winter and spring? There is no need to be without fresh herbs just because its cold outside, you […]

Planting Cottage Perennials in Autumn

Planting Cottage Perennials in Autumn Although most people will rush out to plant their garden in Spring, Autumn is in fact a far better time to plant up a garden for the following year, here’s why. Autumn weather is kinder and far more consistent where as Spring can be unpredictable with wet cold soil and the […]

Oven Roasted Kohl Rabi

Kohl Rabi is good raw in a salad or in coleslaw or it can be cooked as it is in this straight forward recipe.

Simple Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower is now in season and this very simple and tasty recipe makes perfect use of this most delicious of crops.

Calabrese Cheese with spring onion

Calabrese Cheese with spring onion A super simple recipe for a decadent lunch or late supper Requires: 1 large head of calabrese or several small florets 100g grated cheddar 100ml Single cream 1 bunch scallions Salt & Pepper Method Break the calabrese into florets and steam (5mins on high in microwave) Add to a casserole […]

Brassicas for Autumn and Winter 

Brassicas for Autumn and Winter  Autumn and Winter Brassicas are a staple for us and include, cabbage, cauliflower, sprouting broccoli, brussel sprouts and kale. I sow between May and June for planting in June and July though you can continue planting many into August, including Purple Sprouting Broccoli and Spring Cauliflowers. Brussel Sprouts: Traditionally, there […]