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First and foremost let’s get this straight, I love all food, every cuisine and have a great passion for seasonality. I focus my recipes on the best produce possible so the flavours can speak for themselves. I am not one for fad diets and fleeting food trends, my philosophy with cooking is simple: to nurture, to nourish, to pleasure, to comfort and above all to do the ingredients justice by making food look utterly delicious – and of course to cook with love and laughter.

My recipes are purely guide lines, I have given alternatives to various ingredients so please tweak and adjust to your own tastes and preferences. Without preaching, I always buy seasonal fruit and vegetables and wherever possible, organic. I choose ethical free range meat and eggs and try to cook with as many ingredients produced from this incredible island – I believe it is so important to support and promote the fantastic artisans of Ibiza. With the current movement towards healthier eating, I try to cut back on wheat, dairy and refined sugar because it’s genuinely not very good for us. I’m not suggesting for one minute that we ditch these from our diets completely, but to instead explore other alternatives. Opting for different whole grains, flour, fat and sugar alternatives can be fun and at times liberating. That said, you will come across some indulgent recipes too – it’s Ibiza, the island of hedonism…and a little bit of what you fancy doesn’t hurt now and again.

Welcome to our table… enjoy!

Red Wine Hot Chocolate with clementine & cinnamon

What could be more cosy, Christmassy and luxurious than a simmering pan of molten chocolate with the heady aroma of spiced mulled wine? When I told my friends I was experimenting with this recipe I had a mixed...

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Spiced Lamb Albondigas with Tahini Drizzle & Pomegranates

There are certain dishes that are synonymous with Spanish Tapas and albondigas are one of them, meatballs are a massively popular tapas dish featured in most of the great bars around Ibiza. I have to admit that this...

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Luxury Almond Frangipane Mince Pies

I do love a mince pie particularly if it’s homemade. There’s no getting away from it, this is a really indulgent recipe so I figure if you are going to have a splurge , make it worthwhile. I have a few...

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Ibiza Gin & Tonic Lemon Tart

This is where Gin & Tonic meets a tart, what a fabulous combo if ever there was one! This is my favourite tipple turned into a lip smackingly zesty, dreamy creamy custard and all encased in buttery biscuit like...

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Orange, cranberry, pistachio and white chocolate cakes

Cranberry and orange are a festive food marriage from heaven…together with the nutty bits of pistachio and little nuggets of white chocolate makes total cake perfection. The trees in our garden are laden with the...

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Vegan mixed mushroom rolls with smoked sea salt

Call me old school, but I still can’t resist a sausage roll! They are my ultimate party food – yes a bit of a guilty pleasure so this recipe is a healthier twist on a classic.  There’s something pretty wonderful...

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Ibiza Inspired Christmas Pudding

I have to admit I haven’t made a Christmas pudding in quite a few years; I do tend to get sucked in by my favourite foodie magazine and their star ratings for pre-made Christmas puddings. I liked the Heston Waitrose...

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Spiced roasted butternut squash soup (served two ways)

This winter soup is one of my favourites and I always get glowing compliments from this recipe - it’s one that I love to use in my repertoire for Christmas/winter parties where I like to serve it in large shot...

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Pea Pancakes with Smoked Mackerel & dill yoghurt

These wonderfully vibrant pancakes are packed with incredible colour and fresh flavour perfect for a weekend brunch or lunch. With a pop of pink from peppery radishes and delicate sprouting pea shoots it elegantly...

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Ibiza Love Balls

Here are my scrumptious Ibiza Love Balls - my take on ‘bliss balls’ which are currently taking the health food world by storm. Adored by paleos, vegans, gym bunnies or those who trying to cut down on refined sugar,...

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Prawn, Chorizo & Padrón Peppers with Saffron Aïoli

Although these canapés/tapas are super quick and easy to put together, the flavours are anything but. Entice your guests with this gorgeous combination of smoky and savoury with a touch of sweetness - they really...

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Quick Christmas Mincemeat with Amaretto

I’m the first to admit that I would normally buy jars of luxury mincemeat and add a splash of brandy or amaretto for a bit of indulgence. After searching for decent jars of mincemeat and having no real luck I thought...

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