Category - Food

Seriously fudgey gluten free beetroot brownies

September 5th, 2019 Food

These beetroot brownies are crisp on the outside and deliciously fudgey on the inside. What’s more, they are both vegan and gluten free. Just be warned, they’re extremely moreish and never stay around for long! To make the mixture, I used Free From Fairy’s Gluten Free Flour. We recently came…

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Summer nectarine, goats cheese and barley grain bowl

August 29th, 2019 Food

If the saying were true – you are what you eat – I think I’d quite like to be this vibrant grain bowl. It’s full of colour, delightful textures and flavours, and it just screams SUMMER! Super healthy, one-bowl meals became a trend a few years ago and continue to…

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How to make healthy trail mix

August 23rd, 2019 Food

This healthy trail mix is a lifesaver when we’re busy and keen to get outside and make the most of the summer. It’s easy to make a big batch and store in the cupboard for outdoor adventures, with or without the kids. High in protein and natural sugars, it packs…

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Wild berry yogurt pots with home-made granola

August 15th, 2019 Food

Layer up berry compote, natural yogurt, home-made granola and fresh berries to make these delicious yogurt pots. They look great in jars and feel like a real treat when eaten in the garden on a Sunday morning. They can also be made ahead of time for those busy mornings when…

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Gourmet Grill Recipes: The Complete Series

August 9th, 2019 Food

If you’re feeling inspired from the tasty recipe videos we have been serving up on social media over the past six weeks, you can now view the complete Gourmet Grill series. See all five recipe videos below, which will show you how to create a delicious feast of smoky flavours…

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Gourmet Grill Video Recipe 5/5: Grilled Flatbreads

August 2nd, 2019 Food

Gourmet Grill Video Recipe 5/5: Grilled Flatbread Perfect for scooping, dipping and loading high with meat, veggies and sauce, flatbread has been a popular eating utensil for centuries. In the last recipe video in our Gourmet Grill series Kat shows us how to make flatbread from scratch in no time…

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Gourmet Grill Video Recipe 4/5: Perfect Pork Souvlaki

July 12th, 2019 Food

The simple and fresh flavours of garlic, lemon and oregano are all you need to make delicious pork souvlaki. Juicy, zesty and mouth-wateringly good, these Greek skewers are sure to become a BBQ favourite. Ingredients (to make 6 skewers) 250ml lemon juice 250ml olive oil 4 cloves of garlic 1…

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Gourmet Grill Video Recipe 3/5: Griddled Courgette and Feta

July 4th, 2019 Food

This delicious summer salad is a great way to enjoy courgettes while they are in season. In just four simple steps it is easy to make and creates colourful addition to any BBQ. We serve it with Cote du Boeuf in our Gourmet Grill series, but it also makes a…

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Gourmet Grill recipe 2/5: Smoky baba ganoush

June 28th, 2019 Food

Hummus on the table at a party or BBQ is no surprise, so why not jazz things up with an exciting alternative. Baba ganoush has a similar moreish texture with Eastern Mediterranean flavours. In this recipe Kat grills the aubergines on the BBQ until blackened and squidgy to create a…

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Gourmet Grill Video Recipe 1/5: Spiced Cote du Boeuf cooked ‘dirty’

June 21st, 2019 Food

Cote du Boeuf sounds fancy, but it is just the French term for bone-in ribeye. It’s surprisingly easy to cook this impressive hunk of meat on the BBQ. In this one minute video Kat shows you how to mix up a delicious marinade with just four ingredients and flash cooks…

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Al’s Top Ten BBQ Tips

June 14th, 2019 Food

Summer is all about getting outside to eat with friends and family. To make this time extra special we are sharing our top ten BBQ tips, plus five simple recipes to help you create a fresh and colourful feast that goes beyond your standard barbecue of burgers, sausages and drumsticks.…

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Nutrition: How to eat smart and ski for longer

March 22nd, 2019 Food, Holiday Tips

If you’re usually behind a desk all week, a full week’s skiing can be quite demanding on your body. One of the best ways to ensure you are fit for the slopes is to pay extra attention to your diet before and during the holiday. This will help you combat…

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March’s Cheese of the month: Gruyere

March 19th, 2019 Food

Gruyère cheese, which takes its name from the Swiss alpine town from which it originates, has been around since the 13 century, and become loved worldwide as a fantastic melting cheese and a cheeseboard connoisseur’s favourite. It is an important contributor to that bubbling deliciousness that you can’t stop dipping…

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Eco food: Adventures in recycling brewer’s spent grain

March 14th, 2019 Food

The craft beer industry is booming at home and here in the Alps, but more beer production also means an increase in its waste products, namely spent grain and hops. AliKat’s teamed up with Ibex beer in Morzine to help put their spent grain to good use. What is spent…

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February’s cheese of the month: Tomme de Savoie

February 8th, 2019 Food

This month we continue our cheese exploration will a little taste of Tomme de Savoie. Tomme de Savoie (pronounced “tom de sav-wah”) is a mild, semi-firm cheese with a buttery beige colour with tiny holes. It is usually made from the skim milk left over after the cream is used…

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Meat free: Smoky sweet potato & black bean chilli

January 28th, 2019 Food

This hearty chilli con veggie is perfect for relaxed winter evenings with family or friends when you want to pull out a comforting dish that’s easy but delicious. In fact, many of our friends now prefer this veggie chilli to the traditional meat version, and people always request the recipe!…

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Satisfying Veggie & Vegan Breakfast Recipes

January 17th, 2019 Food

There are loads of good reasons to opt for a plant-based diet for a month or more. A love of animals, a means to being healthier, or to reduce your impact on the environment. We’ve always supported people’s diet choices at AliKats and do our best to ensure every meal…

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January’s cheese of the month: Reblochon

January 8th, 2019 Food

Mountain cheese, also known as alpage or alpine cheese, is well-known for its unique, complex flavours, and at AliKats we can’t get enough of it! To help you tell your Tomme from your Comté, we’re celebrating a different cheese each month by giving you a bite-sized snapshot to nibble on.…

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Christmas dinner: How to get your turkeys in a row

December 19th, 2018 Food

Over the years AliKats have served up a lot of Christmas dinners! This year we will be cooking around 8 turkeys, 25 kilos of potatoes and over 300 Brussel sprouts! We know there are lots of components that go into creating this festive feast, plus a big dollop of pressure…

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Eat & drink: Morzine on a plate

December 7th, 2018 Food, Morzine

With its well-established favourites continuing to impress, plus several welcomed newcomers mixing things up, Morzine’s food and drink scene has really come alive. Many of the restaurants are embracing regional produce and using it to create an eclectic mix of dishes, from pan Asian to modern European cuisine. Of course,…

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