Karen Burns-Booth is creative freelance food writer & blogger. Her love of seasonal food & recipes stems from her childhood observing her grandmother and mother’s cookery skills. A regular contributor in Country Kitchen magazine, she currently writes for numerous other publications, food, travel and tourism websites and has several recipes in print in compilation cookbooks. She is currently working on a Historical British Cookbook.

Latest Blog Posts

All-In-One Roast Chicken Dinner
All-In-One Roast Chicken Dinner
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Next time the family are clamouring for a roast dinner on a Wednesday or a Thursday, why not give this easy recipe a whirl?

Eton Mess Tarts
Eton Mess Tarts
By Karen Burns-Booth •

Is Eton Mess a favourite summer dessert? How about a fruit flan?  Why not combine the two and make a tart, or should we say tarts?

Sweet Eve Strawberry Shortcake Stacks
Sweet Eve Strawberry Shortcake Stacks
By Karen Burns-Booth •

For a perfect taste of summer, try making these little stacks of buttery biscuits layered with cream and sliced fresh Sweet Eve strawberries.

Argentinean Picada
Argentinean Picada
By Karen Burns-Booth •

If you've got World Cup fever but are wondering what to snack on during the football, why not try Karen's Argentinean Picadas? 

Spanish Tapas Memories: Chorizo Empanadillas
Spanish Tapas Memories: Chorizo Empanadillas
By Karen Burns-Booth •

Insipired by a trip to Spain, Karen's colourful and versatile recipe for chorizo empanadillas is perfect for the summer.

Spicy Gammon Enchiladas
Spicy Gammon Enchiladas
By Karen Burns-Booth •

Here's something to make with any leftover gammon steaks for a tasty family meal.  Karen uses wheat tortillas to make spicy enchiladas.

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