Author Archives: gorgefood

Chocolate Orange Cake

This is the nicest cake that I have made but I don’t make it too often as it takes a bit more time than others. Well worth it in the end though! Ingredients Serves 8 200g Butter (room temperature) 400g

Chocolate Orange Cake

This is the nicest cake that I have made but I don’t make it too often as it takes a bit more time than others. Well worth it in the end though! Ingredients Serves 8 200g Butter (room temperature) 400g

Singapore noodles with cauliflower and King Prawn

A healthy and quick mid week tea. Not technically one of mine but something I will definitely make again with different ingredients! Original recipe was found on BBC food but they use chicken alongside the prawns. You could always do

Singapore noodles with cauliflower and King Prawn

A healthy and quick mid week tea. Not technically one of mine but something I will definitely make again with different ingredients! Original recipe was found on BBC food but they use chicken alongside the prawns. You could always do

Pannetone Pudding with Chocolate

If like me you get Panettone because it is considered Christmasy but have no idea what to do with it then this is the recipe for you!!! Although maybe not if you are on the January health kick. One of

Pannetone Pudding with Chocolate

If like me you get Panettone because it is considered Christmasy but have no idea what to do with it then this is the recipe for you!!! Although maybe not if you are on the January health kick. One of

Chicken Tikka Masala

  Had a trial run tonight for a NYE curry, thought I better do a mild one too so I don’t blow grandmas head off! Lots of contradicting recipes out there but this is what I used and it was

Chicken Tikka Masala

  Had a trial run tonight for a NYE curry, thought I better do a mild one too so I don’t blow grandmas head off! Lots of contradicting recipes out there but this is what I used and it was

Fondant Swede and Celeriac Gratin

If you thought swede was bland and boring.. think again! This recipe is adapted from a Yotam Ottolenghi recipe in the Nopi cookbook – yes him again!  I have cooked this 3 or 4 times now and have put my

Fondant Swede and Celeriac Gratin

If you thought swede was bland and boring.. think again! This recipe is adapted from a Yotam Ottolenghi recipe in the Nopi cookbook – yes him again!  I have cooked this 3 or 4 times now and have put my

Baileys and Amaretto Tiramisu

  I have made this dessert for a family Xmas party but its not been eaten yet so the jury is still out on this one! I saw this in one of my magazines and thought I would give it

Baileys and Amaretto Tiramisu

  I have made this dessert for a family Xmas party but its not been eaten yet so the jury is still out on this one! I saw this in one of my magazines and thought I would give it

Sticky Toffee Pudding.

Yes a real one.. not a sponge pudding that has been called a Sticky toffe pudding! That is a major gripe of mine in pubs/restaurants, maybe I should start asking what it is made with before I order as 8

Sticky Toffee Pudding.

Yes a real one.. not a sponge pudding that has been called a Sticky toffe pudding! That is a major gripe of mine in pubs/restaurants, maybe I should start asking what it is made with before I order as 8

Pulled Lamb Shoulder

  This was in my cooking mag this week and jumped straight out as I love all the ingredients involved! Luckily I have more time on my hands at the moment so can get to try more things! Give yourself

Pulled Lamb Shoulder

  This was in my cooking mag this week and jumped straight out as I love all the ingredients involved! Luckily I have more time on my hands at the moment so can get to try more things! Give yourself

Cheesy Garlic Mushroom Soup with toasted Brioche Bread.

  I needed a light lunch today as I am going out for a big fat curry with the girls tonight and there is not much room ‘mushroom’  in my belly at the moment! ( 8 months into cooking a

Cheesy Garlic Mushroom Soup with toasted Brioche Bread.

  I needed a light lunch today as I am going out for a big fat curry with the girls tonight and there is not much room ‘mushroom’  in my belly at the moment! ( 8 months into cooking a

Fennel and Herb Meatballs.

A nice and tasty midweek tea that doesn’t need much too much effort. Inspired and tweaked from a recipe in Olive magazine. I am aware that I have quite a few meatball recipes already on the blog but I really

Fennel and Herb Meatballs.

A nice and tasty midweek tea that doesn’t need much too much effort. Inspired and tweaked from a recipe in Olive magazine. I am aware that I have quite a few meatball recipes already on the blog but I really

Kale and Cashew nut dip

This is a pretty simple dip that can be served with crackers, pittas or flatbreads and is a meal in itself. Also pretty good for you as it contains nuts and kale. Ingredients 100g Cashew nuts – unsalted 50g shredded

Kale and Cashew nut dip

This is a pretty simple dip that can be served with crackers, pittas or flatbreads and is a meal in itself. Also pretty good for you as it contains nuts and kale. Ingredients 100g Cashew nuts – unsalted 50g shredded

Chicken and Chorizo bake with Red Peppers and Sweet Potato.

I have made this a couple of times now from one of Jamie Oliver’s books but have tweaked it to make it better 😉 It needed more chorizo for a start! It’s a easy but tasty midweek tea and can

Chicken and Chorizo bake with Red Peppers and Sweet Potato.

I have made this a couple of times now from one of Jamie Oliver’s books but have tweaked it to make it better 😉 It needed more chorizo for a start! It’s a easy but tasty midweek tea and can

Slow roasted Tuscan Pork

Vegetarian followers look away now. A change from the spicy stuff this week and plenty more of this to come… I have a freezer full of pig, a quarter of a pig to be precise!! Back in September we visited

Slow roasted Tuscan Pork

Vegetarian followers look away now. A change from the spicy stuff this week and plenty more of this to come… I have a freezer full of pig, a quarter of a pig to be precise!! Back in September we visited

Baked Tarka Daal – Cauliflower, Split peas and Chapatti

I was at the library the other day getting kids books and realised that they have loads of cook books in there! As I am running out of room in my house I thought I would get a few out

Baked Tarka Daal – Cauliflower, Split peas and Chapatti

I was at the library the other day getting kids books and realised that they have loads of cook books in there! As I am running out of room in my house I thought I would get a few out

Chicken Shawarma Kebab with salad and sauce!

  I love junk food and love a good kebab but you can easily make your own and not feel as guilty! I made a batch of these on New Years Eve and people have been asking for the recipe

Chicken Shawarma Kebab with salad and sauce!

  I love junk food and love a good kebab but you can easily make your own and not feel as guilty! I made a batch of these on New Years Eve and people have been asking for the recipe