Victoria Blashford-Snell

Victoria Blashford-Snell
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Victoria's great passion is cooking for parties large and small. This is apparent from the titles of some of her books and the joyful spirit of her recipes.


Victoria Blashford-Snell
Victoria's Featured Recipe
Baked Zucchini with Parmesan

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Victoria Blashford-Snell is the coauthor of several cookbooks, including Hors d'Oeuvres with Eric Treuille; The Illustrated Kitchen Bible with Brigitte Hafner; Favourite Recipes from Books 1, 2 and 3 with Selina Snow; Diva Cooking with Jennifer Joyce and Georgia Glyn; Canapes with Eric Treuille; and One Year at Books for Cooks with Ursula Ferrigno and Selina Snow.


Victoria trained at Le Cordon Bleu and runs a catering company in London. She is also a regular cooking teacher and demonstrator in Italy, Somerset, UK, and at London's Books for Cooks.


Victoria lives in Great Britain.


Latest Recipes

Sticky Lemon Cake

While the instructions call for an 8-inch round cake pan, you may find that an 8x3 pan works better for the amount of batter in this cake. Light and refreshing, the Sticky Lemon Cake will be the perfect dessert to serve on a hot summer's day. What you'll love even more about this recipe is that it includes many ingredients that you may already have on hand in the kitchen. When it comes to cake recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this one! Plus, this cake uses the classic technique of moistening the cake with simple syrup! It's a quick and easy way to make your desserts even richer.

(11 Votes)

Baked Porgy

Fish often gets overlooked as an option for easy weeknight dinners, but this Baked Porgy recipe is a delicious alternative to chicken or ground beef. The light and flaky texture of the fish guarantees that the meal will leave you satisfied, but not stuffed to the gills. Lemony flavors mix with the bell peppers and potatoes to create an all-in-one meal that the whole family will enjoy. This delicious fish recipe is one that you will want to make again and again.

(0 Votes)

Baked Zucchini with Parmesan

Baked Zucchini with Parmesan is a cheesy and flavorful side dish recipe that anyone will enjoy making. This is one of the easiest vegetable side dish recipes you will ever make because it can be made in only 20 minutes with five ingredients. Halved zucchini are seasoned with olive oil, salt, and pepper before getting topped with a scrumptious combination of Parmesan cheese and minced garlic. The zucchini are then baked until golden brown and tender.

(6 Votes)

Chickpeas with Spinach

This Chickpeas with Spinach recipe is a great dish for vegetarian meals. Chickpeas are a great source of protein and this lightly spiced vegetarian recipe is sure to become a fast favorite at family gatherings. The bread crumbles help to make it filling enough to enjoy as a main dish, but it would also work well as a side dish or appetizer. While some Spanish recipes contain heavy flavors that might be too intense for a picky eater, this chickpea recipe is light and savory it would make for a meal that pleases kids and adults alike.

(0 Votes)

Spaghetti Frutti di Mare

The beauty of this pasta is variety. Use whatever fresh seafood you like.

(0 Votes)

Avocado Mousse with Lime

This creamy textured mousse can be served as a starter or a light lunch.

(1 Votes)

Tuna and Pasta Bake

Every cook should have a recipe for this quick one-dish meal, which is ideal at the end of a busy day. Good with hot garlic bread and a g...

(0 Votes)

Chicken Schnitzels

A quick dish that is suitable for a family supper or dinner party. Good with sauteed potatoes and green beans. Leftovers are good eaten c...

(0 Votes)

Raspberry Charlotte

This gorgeous Raspberry Charlotte isn't like your typical dessert recipes. Featuring a decadent raspberry mousse and lightly sweetened ladyfingers, this raspberry dessert tastes as good as it looks. Fresh raspberries on top dress it up and add a tart, tangy element. Unlike cakes or other baked desserts, this one is light and fresh, making it perfect for the warmer months! If you're looking for dessert ideas that are well outside the box, you've got to make this pretty mousse recipe you'll wow them all with its flavor as well as its looks.

(2 Votes)

Irish Stew

There are many versions of this dish, all of which are based on lamb and potatoes. This one is a hearty casserole. Good with a fresh gree...

(0 Votes)
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