Provencale Stuffed Tomatoes

When we reminisce about long summer days in the South of France and look forward to our summer holidays, we think about those rotisserie chickens from the local markets, juicy peaches, chilled drinks and of course fragrant multi colored tomatoes. Nothing evokes taking the time to enjoy a long lunch on a hot summers’s day, […]

Potato Pie Dauphnois Recipe by Mimosa Foods

This recipe was a regular feature on the weekends at our original delicatessen in Herne Hill several years ago. Thin layers of potato, cream, garlic and onions are built up inside a pastry case then sealed tight and cooked slowly for an hour. What emerges from the oven is a decadent, filling pie that is […]

Cauliflower and market vegetables by jakub kapusnak

Have you ever used Cassava flour before? Its a flour that has a similar texture to regular flour. It also has no taste, as can be the case with almond or coconut flour. Its grain free, wheat free and nut free  so this makes it a smart alternative for food allergies and paleo diets. Read […]

Avocado, tomato & black beans on sourdough

This South Western inspired open faced sandwich is a zesty protein filled lunch packed full of flavour. Avocado, tomato & black beans on Sourdough Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients 115g cherry tomatoes, quartered 4 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 can black beans, rinsed 80g boiling water 1/2 tsp […]

Grilled chicken with coriander chilli butter

A satisfying lunch or light dinner served with you choice of sides. Grilled chicken with coriander chilli butter Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients Chicken thighs 8, boned with skin on, opened out flat Olive oil 4 tbsp Salt and pepper Lemon juice of 1 Lemon wedges to serve Coriander […]

carrot and lentil soup

Who doesn’t love a warming soup in the Winter months? This carrot and red lentil is one of Mimosa Owner Jan’s favourite. The hint of curry and those red lentils lends a spiciness and depth to what could be an otherwise plain carrot soup. Make a bigger batch and freeze it for those evening you […]

Welcome Spring and the beginning of asparagus season with this delicious shaved asparagus salad with parmesan, cherry tomatoes & blended avocado dressing. Try this for a satisfying spring lunch or for a starter at your next dinner party. Ribboned asparagus salad with avocado dressing Samuele Carrelli 4 starter servings or 2 light lunch servings 20 […]

Mimosa Crystal Palace

We are excited to announce we are opening our fifth café in Crystal Palace at 84 Westow Hill this March. Opening 7 days a week at 7.30am (weekdays) and at 9am for brunch on weekends we hope to become Crystal Palace’s go to cafe spot!  Some of the features that will make our café a […]

Chicken & vegetable pie

Chicken & Vegetable Pie Serves 8 people 20 minPrep Time 35 minCook Time 55 minTotal Time Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients Ingredients  500g skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets – cubed 4 carrots, sliced 150g frozen garden peas 3 to 4 stalks celery, sliced 75g butter 1 onion, chopped 5 […]

butternut squash cut in half on a wooden surface

Pearl Barley & Squash “Risotto” Samuele Carrelli 6 portions 20 minPrep Time 40 minCook Time 1 hrTotal Time Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients 75g butter 1 onion, finely chopped 800g-1kg butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed, diced 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 liter vegetable stock (made from a stock cube) 250g pearl barley, […]