Category Archives: Recipes

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

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

Chilli and Chicken Ramen

I have been eating a lot of soup recently to try and keep the pounds off but quite frankly – ITS BORING!! It doesn’t even feel like eating so I had a think about how I could make it more

Chilli and Chicken Ramen

I have been eating a lot of soup recently to try and keep the pounds off but quite frankly – ITS BORING!! It doesn’t even feel like eating so I had a think about how I could make it more

Leftover Turkey Curry!

  If like me you were left with a full half a turkey crown after xmas day and have been eating turkey sandwiches all week then use the rest up with this tasty curry recipe! It was a bit of

Leftover Turkey Curry!

  If like me you were left with a full half a turkey crown after xmas day and have been eating turkey sandwiches all week then use the rest up with this tasty curry recipe! It was a bit of

Chinese Style Beef with Green Peppers and Pepper and Honey sauce.

I am back! Don’t get much time for blogging and cooking over the summer as I try not to spend too much time at home at the weekends but now its getting dark and cold my kitchen is beckoning! I

Chinese Style Beef with Green Peppers and Pepper and Honey sauce.

I am back! Don’t get much time for blogging and cooking over the summer as I try not to spend too much time at home at the weekends but now its getting dark and cold my kitchen is beckoning! I

Vegetarian Stuffed Aubergines

I have been eating a lot of bulgar wheat lately, I find it soaks up flavours really well and it’s a lot more beneficial for you than a lot of other grains. It is high in protein, low in carbs,

Vegetarian Stuffed Aubergines

I have been eating a lot of bulgar wheat lately, I find it soaks up flavours really well and it’s a lot more beneficial for you than a lot of other grains. It is high in protein, low in carbs,