Food & Drink

Welcome to our family friendly food and drink page where we bring you great recipes that both grownups and children will love to cook together, eat together and stay healthy together.

Family Friendly Recipes 

South African Peach & Parma Ham French Toast

This tasty, satisfying snack is bursting with great flavours! Serves 4 Preparation: 10 minutes Cooking: 5 minutes 2 South African peaches or nectarines, pitted and sliced20g butter4 slices sourdough or crusty white bread20g mascarpone or cream cheese4 slices Parma...

South African Roast Plum, Sweet Potato & Quinoa Salad

Roast South African plums taste sensational in this colourful, healthy warm salad. Serves 4 Preparation: 15 minutes Cooking: 25 minutes 8 South African plums, quartered and pitted 500g sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 2tbsp olive oil 400g can chickpeas,...

Topsy-Turvey Plum, Peach and Almond Cake

Try this upside-down cake made with luscious South African fruit – it’s plum delicious! Serves 12 Preparation: 20 minutes Cooking: 50 minutes 4tbsp golden syrup or honey 6 South African plums, halved and pitted2 South African peaches or nectarines, pitted and...

Bubblegum Plum Panettone Pudding

Try this yummy version of bread and butter pudding – with its wonderful flavour of South African Bubblegum plums. Serves 6 Preparation: 15 minutes, plus standing Cooking: 35 minutes 6 South African Bubblegum plums, pitted and sliced40g butter6 slices panettone or...

South African Plum & Pork Stir-Fry

South African plums give a juicy fresh flavour to this satisfying, healthy supper. Serves 4 Preparation: 15 minutes Cooking: 10 minutes Ingredients: 6 South African plums2 nests dried fine egg noodlesJuice of 1 small orange1tsp cornflour2tbsp sweet chilli sauce2tbsp...

Peachy Chocolate Mascarpone Tart

Use juicy South African peaches or nectarines to create this yummy tart – it’s simple and sensational! Serves 10Preparation: 15 minutesChilling: 30 minutes 4 South African peaches or nectarines, pitted and sliced4tbsp caster sugar125g butter250g digestive biscuits,...

British Asparagus Risotto with Crispy Fried Soft Boiled Egg

British Asparagus Risotto with Crispy Fried Soft Boiled Egg Risotto is a brilliant way of showcasing British asparagus. The slightly woodier stems are sliced and used to add body to the base of the risotto. The tender tips are lightly cooked in a little butter to keep...

Allotment cobbler – Vegan Recipe

By Katy Beskow, from 15 Minute Vegan Comfort Food by Katy Beskow (Quadrille, £15) Photography © Dan Jones Serves 4 Carbon emissions: 0.63kg per serving Homemade meat-free comfort food at its best. Ingredients For the scone-dumplings 160g self-raising flour, plus extra...

Aubergine, olive and butter bean cassoulet Recipe (Vegan)

By Katy Beskow, from 15 Minute Vegan Comfort Food by Katy Beskow (Quadrille, £15) Photography © Dan Jones Serves 4 Carbon emissions: 0.55kg per serving Aubergine soaks up the wonderful flavours of oregano and cinnamon in this moreish cassoulet. Serve straight to the...

Herby pea soup

By Katy Beskow, from 15 Minute Vegan Comfort Food by Katy Beskow (Quadrille, £15) Photography © Dan Jones Serves 4 Carbon emissions: 0.56kg per serving This soup is delicious as part of a picnic. Ladle into an insulated flask while hot and swirl over the soya cream...

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