SPINACH AND POTATO SALAD

Hello and welcome to The Olive Oil Taster Cooks @Home podcast, where we produce great food that tastes fabulous. My name is Karen O and today I’m going to be cooking Spinach and Potato Salad, it’s loosely based on a … Continued

JUICY ROASTED CHICKEN BREAST

Hello and welcome to both my regular readers and any newcomers who have arrived here as a result of listening to the Podcast: The Olive Oil Taster Cooks at Home on Podbean. As promised on the podcast, I’m going to … Continued

Easy Store Cupboard Coconut Rice and Beans

COCONUT RICE, BEANS AND POTATO This recipe comes originally, I think, from the series of Vegetarian Good Food Magazines published by the BBC in the early ’90s. Having collated three years worth into lovely white binders, I donated the whole … Continued

Swede and Sweet Potato Mash

  At this time of year, it can be a little difficult finding seasonal produce from the UK. Swede hasn’t perhaps got the best of reputations, which is a shame I think because it’s absolutely delicious in stews, soups and, … Continued

Supertasting in Abergavenny

One of the highlights of my foodie year is the Abergavenny Food Festival, held in September each year from Friday evening to Sunday. Whilst a day is enough for me, I don’t waste a second of it. Having fought my … Continued

Pasta with Peas and Beans

Having spent most of the summer cooking from Dr. Rupy Aujla’s The Doctor’s Kitchen, I just couldn’t decide which recipe of his to share with you first so decided to start back with a brilliant recipe from The Olive Oil … Continued

What exactly is Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

I thought it might be useful to take a step back and define exactly what olive oil is and what the different names; Extra Virgin, Virgin, Olive and Olive Pomace mean. One of the issues when talking about Extra Virgin … Continued