Frozen Lemon Sorbets

INGREDIENTS 6 lemons 150g white caster sugar 1 unwaxed lemon, zest finely grated 2 tbsp British Blacktail egg white METHOD Cut the top (or the bottom, whichever is prettier) from each large Sorrento lemon to make a lid, and set aside. Trim the other end of the lemon flat so it can sit steadily on a plate. Using a small, serrated knife, cut out the lemon flesh and squeeze into […]

today7th June 2022


Insalata di fagioli (Beans salad)

INGREDIENTS 7 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 plump garlic cloves, crushed 1 stick celery, finely chopped 2 red chillies, deseeded and chopped 2 tsp chopped fresh oregano 410g can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 410g can borlotti beans, drained and rinsed 6 plump tomatoes, deseeded and chopped Handful fresh parsley, chopped 2 tbsp lemon juice Heat 3 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large […]

today7th June 2022


Pasta con salsa alla vodka

INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped or grated 2 garlic cloves, crushed Large pinch chilli flakes 2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes 1-2 tsp caster sugar, depending on how sweet your tomatoes are 3 tbsp chopped fresh basil 75ml vodka 400g pasta of your choice 6-8 tbsp freshly grated parmesan or vegetarian hard cheese METHOD Heat the olive oil in a heavy-based casserole (use one with […]

today6th June 2022


BenDeLaCreme Ready To Be Committed Review

It may have been the Platinum Jubilee weekend but there was only one Queen the Geeky Gays were excited to see on Saturday night; her name: BenDeLaCreme! Following on from a successful run in the US, BenDeLaCreme brings her newest show, Ready to be Committed, to the UK. She opened the show in Glasgow on the 2nd of June and the Geeky Gays were lucky enough to catch her on […]

today5th June 2022 2


Crespelle con asparagi

NGREDIENTS 90g plain flour, sieved 250ml milk 2 eggs 3 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for frying 650g asparagus, woody ends trimmed 15g freshly grated vegetarian Parmesan, plus extra 500ml home-made white sauce, hot Freshly grated nutmeg, to taste 125g Fontina cheese, plus extra METHOD Put the flour, milk and eggs in a food processor and whizz until smooth. Season. Heat an oiled 23cm frying pan over a medium heat. […]

today23rd May 2022