All posts tagged: BBC Good Food

Croatian Fig Tart Recipe

Have you been watching Rick Stein’s ‘Venice To Istanbul’ TV series? I’m rather hooked, as I’m a big fan of the cuisine he’s lucky enough to be eating, drinking and cooking his way through, having grown up in Cyprus. As I’ve mentioned previously, Cypriot cuisine really does take inspiration from all of the countries surrounding it. I’ve been meaning to buy the cookbook accompanying the series, but when I came across one of the recipes for a Croatian Fig Tart in BBC Good Food Magazine, I had to try it out. I was cooking it for a dinner party, perhaps a bit risky for a first attempt, but luckily it turned out well and was very yummy indeed! Here’s the recipe: Ingredients PASTRY: 170g plain flour, sifted, plus extra for dusting Pinch salt 100g unsalted butter, cubed 50g caster sugar 1 egg yolk 50ml double cream FILLING: 500g mascarpone cheese 6 tbsp clear honey 6 large, 7 medium or 8 small fresh figs, stems trimmed, halved Method For pastry, mix flour, salt and butter until …

Win Tickets to BBC Good Food Show Summer in Birmingham!

The BBC Good Food Summer Show is taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from 11th-14th June and I’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky winner! It’s a fantastic show, with a whole host of respected celebrity chefs including Mary Berry, James Martin, Tom Kerridge and Michel Roux Jr! I wish I could be there – my mum went to it in Harrogate earlier this year and had a fantastic day. And in case you don’t win, I’ve also got a unique code to give you all 15% off ticket prices for the show, just visit www.bbcgoodfoodsummershow.com and enter the code: 2MV4. To be in with a chance of winning, enter in one of the following ways: Facebook: Like my Facebook page and Share this post. Twitter: Follow me on Twitter and Re-tweet this post. Instagram: Follow me on Instagram and Comment on this post. Terms & Conditions The winner will receive two tickets for the BBC Good Food Show Summer in Birmingham – these tickets can be used on any day of …