Prawn and Chorizo Skewers with Homemade Flatbreads

Prawn and Chorizo Skewers :: www.scarletscorchdroppers.com

Skewers of spicy chorizo, and juicy king prawns marinaded in chilli, garlic and lime juice. Served with the quickest, easiest flatbreads you'll ever make. Fresh, spicy and zesty, these skewers are a perfect addition to a summer barbecue.  A couple of weeks ago we had an unexpected burst of sunshine in the middle of an otherwise wet week. The sun shone all day, and in the evening the garden was bathed with a beautiful glowing golden light, the dipping sun casting long shadows across the lawn. We ...

Bacon, Potato and Asparagus Salad

Bacon, potato and asparagus salad :: www.scarletscorchdroppers.com

  A gorgeous warm summer salad. It's packed with bacon, new potatoes, fresh tender asparagus and crisp Florette salad leaves. Dressed with a sharp, tangy mustard dressing and finished with soft centred eggs, this is a recipe that deserves to be a summer staple!  It’s no secret I love cake. I love chocolate, and cookies. I love bread slathered in salted butter, and hot flaky pastry. It turns out though, as one of the great cruel jokes of life, that these things aren’t really so great for us. ...

Sausage and Egg Puff Pastry Pie

Sausage and Egg Pie :: www.scarletscorchdroppers.com

A meaty savoury pie, wrapped in crisp, golden flakey pastry. Filled with herby, mustard sausage meat, bacon and boiled eggs, this pie would be the perfect addition to any picnic.  There's one ingredient we use more than anything else in our house, and thats eggs. We get through dozens every week. In the mornings everyone tries to have a healthy start to the day, and eggs are boiled, poached, scrambled, or whipped up into omelettes. On the mornings where I go to the gym before work, I'll take a ...

Laap Kai, Laos Chicken Salad {gluten free & dairy free}

Laap Kai, Laos Chicken Salad :: www.scarletscorchdroppers.com

A deliciously fresh and zingy Laos chicken salad, packed full of mint, coriander, chilli, lemon grass and lime. If you're new to Laos cuisine this quick and easy recipe is the perfect place to start!  A hot dry day in Laos' 4000 islands. A morning bumping along dusty roads on the back of a rusty moped, bouncing through deep pot holes, swerving around chickens and the mud crusted noses of sleeping water buffalo. The afternoon sun is high in the sky, breakfast was a very long time ago and we're ...