This is a page for family favourite recipes, many passed ont to me from friends and family, all of them have been well tried.

With budgets in mind, a lot of the recipes are adapted to use cheaper cuts of meat, also most of them are freezer friendly, so we can make large portions and stock them in the freezer.

I am always grateful to people sending me recipes that they love and then to share them on this section for others to try. I will be putting up some vegitarian recipes and all the recipes benefit from organic or home produce, if you can afford them or you grow them yourself.

Imogen Loves Yummies

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King Prawns With Ginger, Lime & Honey

This is such a good dish, if you do not like prawn you can replace them with finely chopped chicken, it works either way and this is really for all lovers of fresh ginger. This … Continue reading

Pat’s Garlic Mushrooms

We had another wonderful evening with our friends Pat and Denis last month and Pat as always cooked a wonderful meal, this was our starter and she very kindly gave me the recipe to share … Continue reading

Asparagus & Prawn Risotto

This dish to me is the perfect curl up on the sofa with a bottle of wine and good movie supper dish, it is creamy rich yet the asparagus keeps it spring fresh, I find … Continue reading

Susie’s Asian Fried Rice

I find this such an easy yet tasty supper dish, it has a strong connection to Nasi Goreng but as with most recipes of this nature by the time they get to our shores there … Continue reading

Carole’s Festive Tarts

These are very easy to make just as you would a mince pie, but instead of a lid you add a crumble like topping, which is lovely. Thanks Carole.

Lemon Drizzle Cake

This cake is one of my all time favorites, Joanne’s gran always made this cake for me she was an amazing woman and a wonderful cook. The lemon cake freezes very well so you always … Continue reading

Lemon Curd Ice Cream & Hot Bluberries

I love Lemons in the summer and with the blueberries this makes a stunning pudding, it also means that it sits in your freezer so you can make it weeks before and just make the … Continue reading

Chicken Breasts In White Wine & Tarragon Sauce

This recipe is easy and you can change the sauce, if you do not like tarragon it could be a mushroom sauce or just a wine sauce, you can make the sauce before and it … Continue reading

Lime and Corriander Chicken

This is a Delia Smith recipe and I just love it, tangy fresh and very easy and quick Serves 2 very easy to double up for a supper for 4

Susie’s Eton Mess

This is my version of good old Eton mess, so easy yet so moreish, the secret lies in really good meringues and very good fruit. I found the combination of small English strawberries, fresh raspberries … Continue reading

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The Olive Tree Restaurant is a family run business that began in 1982 by a husband and wife team George & Vasoulla. The Greek Cypriot couple consider themselves to be now adopted Yorkshire folk. They have firmly established themselves and family with 3 restaurants, all in the Leeds area.

George's philosophy on food is "Real ingredients cooked by real people." The Olive tree has now many accolades for its food and maintains its position in the Good Food Guide. It is the only Greek restaurant to be in this guide.

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