Tag: main course

The Musette: Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Beignets

This crunchy, spicy, sweet, happy hour snack is a major crowd pleaser. A perfect, shareable snack to make for when you are having people over, or a fun meal to enjoy yourself! I love cooking with cauliflower because it’s a vegetable that can withstand high… Continue Reading “The Musette: Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Beignets”

The Musette: Oven Baked Sea Bream

Whole sea bream are perfect for cooking in the oven, and this recipe roasts them on top of new potatoes, which soak up the stock, wine and cooking juices. This dish is perfect served as a centrepiece straight from the oven to the table.… Continue Reading “The Musette: Oven Baked Sea Bream”

The Musette: Another chickpea salad

This is one of those recipes that I make regularly because it’s bright, fresh, clean, and crunchy……. it really hits a lot of notes. Plus, it’s filled with loads of plant-based protein,  light on fat and heavy on flavour. It can sit in the fridge… Continue Reading “The Musette: Another chickpea salad”

The Musette: Mixed vegetable curry

A simple, but a very delicious dish that I conjured up from products and vegetables in my fridge, freezer and cupboard. This is the type of thing I’ll do on a fairly regular basis and serve it either as is or with plain brown… Continue Reading “The Musette: Mixed vegetable curry”

The Musette: Pissaladière

Pissaladière is a traditional Niçois recipe composed of a thick pizza dough topped with caramelised onions and anchovies (optional). It’s as much anchored in the heritage of the cuisine of Nice as salade niçoise, fougasse, socca, daube or ratatouille. Pissaladière’s origins lie in Genoa’s 15th… Continue Reading “The Musette: Pissaladière”

The Musette: Socca

Socca is a traditional Niçois dish and, as with many traditional dishes, there are a dozen different ways you can make it. You’ll most often find socca cooked street-side on fiery grills, where the resulting flatbread is coarsely chopped and served in a cone with a… Continue Reading “The Musette: Socca”

The Musette: Kale and white bean korma

This creamy vegetable, protein and fibre-packed recipe only requires about 10 minutes of active cooking time and will simmer to perfection without tying you to the stove. Feel free to add any seasonal vegetables you have lying around — don’t feel constrained by my list… Continue Reading “The Musette: Kale and white bean korma”

The Musette: Beef Curry

As you know, in our household, we love a curry. Generally it’s one made with vegetables or legumes so we can both enjoy it but very occasionally I make one just for my beloved. He loves a roast dinner and this is what I… Continue Reading “The Musette: Beef Curry”

The Musette: Leek and potato galette

I  love galettes. This is largely because I’m not great at rolling out pastry but it doesn’t matter with a galette. The more rustic it looks the better it tastes! These are quick and easy, deal for unexpected guests. You can make 4 individual… Continue Reading “The Musette: Leek and potato galette”

The Musette: Pasta bake

While my beloved has been home underfoot and requiring three square meals a day, pasta has been a veritable life saver. Here’s a recipe inspired by similar ones from Ottolenghi and Smitten Kitten that’s concocted from leftovers. You can make it with pretty much… Continue Reading “The Musette: Pasta bake”