Archive for August, 2016

  • My name is Melissa Rees. Originally from Suffolk, I met my husband Jeremy while living in Brixton. We moved to Shropshire in 1997 and have 3 daughters and a young son. Of course I love to cook but I wouldn’t be happy to be without writing, planting and reading.
  • "Hi Melissa, My friends and I want to thank you so much for your wonderful meal. We all thoroughly enjoyed your splendid food and were so impressed by how you managed it all so wonderfully and unobtrusively. It was also so kind of you to help our stranded friend while cooking for 25 simultaneously!! We couldn’t recommend you highly enough; a business like yours deserves to succeed. We had high expectations and you didn’t disappoint. Warm regards June"

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Hollandaise Sauce

Herby Hollandaise This is such a wonderful sauce and it has the magic quality of making the simplest of ingredients taste very special. Pour it over asparagus, steamed fish, crab, chicken – anything you can think of! Adding cream means that you can gently reheat...

by Milly on August 3rd, 2016
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stuffed courgette flowers

Stuffed courgette flowers This is my basic recipe but feel very free to tweak it. How about adding chopped capers or olives? Maybe walnuts, pine nuts. Chilli? Maybe a chilli dipping sauce? However you make the stuffing, these are a delicious treat and make good...

by Milly on August 3rd, 2016
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