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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!

Orange roasted beetroot salad

Beetroot is an all year round winner so this salad often features in my recipe repertoire, I’ve shared this with friends and family over the years and it’s always a hit - especially for beetroot and chickpea lovers....

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Papaya filled with yoghurt granola, blueberries, banana & chia seeds

This is a gorgeous breakfast recipe, it tastes luxurious and indulgent but it is actually a healthy option. One half is big enough to feed two people making it a sexy little sharing dish that is great for weekends or a...

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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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Turkey courgette 50/50 koftas

A healthy burger? Is that an oxymoron? I do like a burger but for ethical and health reasons I do not eat mass-produced red meat. I wanted to make a delicious and satisfying healthy burger - half meat and half veg - by...

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The perfect tortilla with sobrasada, mahon cheese & honey

I decided it was my mission to make the perfect tortilla - with the help of one of Ibiza’s finest tortilla makers Veronica Roig Torres. I decided to elevate this rustic, humble traditional recipe into a show stopping...

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Persimmon, pomegranate & burrata salad with dukkah

Persimmons and pomegranates are some of my favourite fruits, so I couldn’t believe my luck when I stumbled across both fruit trees growing next to each other in the heart of the campo where I live – it is a fruit...

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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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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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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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A really amazing Chrismast gravy

This make-ahead gravy is a Christmas dinner game changer.  It’s a tip that just makes me want to share - It was my lovely cousin that actually passed this valuable recipe onto me (via the amazing Jamie Oliver). He...

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Roasted Sweet potato with preserved lemon guacamole & crispy dulse

I wanted to create a super healthy vegan tapa/canapé using sweet potato, Ibiza hass avocados and the new ‘on trend’ seaweed - dulse. Oregon State University scientists have invented, so they claim, vegan...

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Ibiza Salinas Salt Baked Sea Bass

This is my homage to the sea and salt of Ibiza. I was incredibly lucky to gain access to the protected salt flats of Ibiza... Las Salinas that are an extremely important part of the island's heritage. The income...

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