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Homemade Pesto for the cheese and pesto swirls

I made these cheese and pesto swirls sometime ago and they were an instant hit. I have recently won a jar of Belazu Smokey Semi dried tomatoes  on a give away on Belazu website and that was the perfect excuse to make these again. Recipe for the swirls is on bbcgoodfood website, there is a link here. This time I made my pesto as well, here is the recipe for it. I used half of the pesto for the buns amd the rest will go into salads or pasta. Ingredients 60 gr basil leaves picked 90 gr parmesan cheese coursely grated 90 gr pinenuts 2 cloves og garlic 200ml olive oil Method 1. Blitz the first four ingredients in the food processor for 1 minute. 2. Start adding the olive oil to the processor and

Beef Borek with garlic yogurt and burned chilli butter

Couple of weeks before I made these beauties I saw a photo of ‘Kefta briouate’ that Andrew Smith from GBBO made, here is a link to those beauties. Instantly they reminded of a chicken filo kebap I used to order at a local restaurant when I was living in Istanbul more than a decade ago. A week later when I saw Yosma's Hus Vedat on BBC Saturday Kitchen making borek with filo pastry, I thought I should finally make this long forgotten dish. I slightly changed the original and made it with beef instead of chicken. I followed Hus Vedat's recipe for borek but changed the filling to Beef. Here is the recipe for my version of this borek; Ingredients Filling 1 tablespoon olive oil 300 grams 5% fat be

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