Jenni Muir

Jenni Muir is a freelance journalist and editor writing regularly on food, travel and health.

The lead author of The Guest List, chosen by Richard & Judy as one of their top Christmas books for 2006, she has also written A Cook's Guide to Grains, which was nominated for the Glenfiddich, Andre Simon and Guild of Food Writers' prizes, and A Place To Cook, an inspirational guide to cooking holidays around the world.

Jenni's work has appeared in publications including the Independent, Sunday Times, Express, Time Out and Easy Living. Jenni is based in London but returns frequently to her native Australia.

Books
A Cook's Guide to Grains, Conran Octopus Ltd, 2002
A Place to Cook: Inspiring Cookery Courses from Around the World (A Place To...), Conran Octopus Ltd, 2004
The Guest List (AA Illustrated Reference Books), AA Publishing, 2006

Jenni Muir

Jenni Muir's Recipes



 
Almond-crusted Peaches
Almond-crusted Peaches

For a quick yet classy dessert it is hard to beat lightly crusted and grilled halves of juicy summery stone fruit

Avg user rating: 2 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
10 min

Another Fine Mess
Another Fine Mess

Dates and time are the most important ingredients in this Mediterranean twist on the traditional British summer pud Eton Mess

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
10 min

Apricot Compote with Vanilla and Bay
Apricot Compote with Vanilla and Bay

Succulent rounds of intensely flavoured and coloured dried apricots make a luscious compote when steeped in aromatic syrup


easy

Total time
20 min

Apricot and amaretto jelly
Apricot and amaretto jelly

Luscious amaretto liqueur adds sophistication to richly fruity apricot nectar in this adults-only jelly served with a dollop of thick, nutty cream

Avg user rating: 2 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
15 min

Baby Vegetable Salad with Spiced Mint and Yogurt Dressing
Baby Vegetable Salad with Spiced Mint and Yogurt Dressing

An exotic combination of North African-style flavourings and creamy yogurt turns simple steamed veg into a sumptuous treat

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
30 min

Baby turnips with honey-mustard dressing
Baby turnips with honey-mustard dressing

A sweet, tangy glaze with flecks of herbs turns tiny turnips into a glamorous side dish of beautifully balanced flavours

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
25 min

Baked Potatoes with Chilli and Coriander Lentils
Baked Potatoes with Chilli and Coriander Lentils

This spicy twist on comfy old jacket potato and baked beans is full of lively flavours from around the world

Avg user rating: 2 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 40 min

Baked Ricotta with Apricot Sauce
Baked Ricotta with Apricot Sauce

A wonderfully simple, intensely fruity compote brings vibrant flavour and nutritional benefits to a gently warmed dish of light, creamy curds


easy

Total time
45 min

Barley, Radicchio and Rocket Salad
Barley, Radicchio and Rocket Salad

Sweet, juicy barley is offset by the naturally bitter taste of radicchio and rocket in this hearty salad perfect for the variable climate of spring

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
47 min

Bean and rocket mash
Bean and rocket mash

Here's an exciting alternative to mashed potatoes that uses everyone's favourite creamy butter beans to deliciously comforting effect

Avg user rating: 4 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
25 min