Thai-style watermelon, avocado and prawn salad

This delicious, light salad combines the fresh flavours of summer with a tasty Thai dressing. Watermelon, prawns, avocado, spring onions, cashew nuts and fresh herbs combine with a light chilli sauce to make a fantastic salad or entrée for the summer … Continue reading

Celebrating the asparagus season with 10 delicious ways to serve it!

It's asparagus season!

Hooray! Asparagus is in season! Make the most of this short window of opportunity to eat asparagus at its best by trying out one of the Secrett Kitchen’s top ways to serve this delicious seasonal vegetable! Asparagus season is my … Continue reading

If Carlsberg made carrot cake…..

Delicious recipe for a superb carrot cake. It’s moist and flavoursome with a scrummy vanilla cream icing. And it’s made of carrots. Which means that eating this to-die-for cake actually counts as one of your five a day. Kind of. … Continue reading

How to bake a lemon cake which for some reason makes French men want to marry you. Approach with caution.

Good recipe for a lemon cake

Tasty, tangy lemon drizzle cake, with a crunchy sugar topping. The Secrett Kitchen seems to be over-run with lemons at the moment. I keep buying them thinking we will have a civilised gin and tonic hour, and then realising that … Continue reading

What to do with leftover roast pork- Thai pork rissoles with coconut rice and sweet chilli crudités

Leftover roast pork made into Thai pork rissoles

LOOKING FOR IDEAS FOR WHAT TO DO WITH THE REST OF A ROAST PORK? Try this tasty Thai pork rissole recipe. I roasted a delicious piece of pork at the weekend for my husband Rich and our friend Will who … Continue reading

Delicious light and fluffy raspberry cheesecake recipe

Delicious cheesecake recipe. Photo courtesy of

This baked raspberry cheesecake is based on a BBC food recipe, which I have only marginally altered. It really is a delicious cheesecake recipe, which was easy to do, and extremely tasty. I find that some cheesecakes can be very … Continue reading

Today’s healthy and delicious lunch idea! Chickpea, lentil and feta salad

Healthy lunch food- salad of feta cheese, lentils and chickpeas with fresh vegetables

Tasty salad of feta cheese, lentils, chickpeas and vegetables- an abnormally healthy start to the weekend! With the impending arrival to the South of France of one of our good friends this weekend, it is likely that there will be … Continue reading

Puff pastry cups with figs, blue cheese and bacon

Quick and easy idea for a starter- puff pastry cups with figs, blue cheese and bacon

Fig, blue cheese and bacon puff pastry bites- a really yummy quick and easy starter. Figs, blue cheese and bacon- three of my favourite ingredients, particularly when they are used together. There is something about the sweetness of the figs … Continue reading

The best chocolate brownies in the world- rich, gooey and bursting with chocolate!

Best ever chocolate brownie recipe

WARNING- THIS IS A SERIOUSLY GOOD CHOCOLATE BROWNIE RECIPE! I have tried out loads of amazing chocolate brownie recipes over the years, but I finally found what I consider to be the best chocolate brownie recipe in the world. These … Continue reading