Category Archives: Recipes

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,

Lamb and aubergine bulgar wheat pilaf

I needed something that was easy to transport for a pre gig meal in a campervan this week so decided to adapt something I saw in my food magazine.. I have not actually eaten it yet but I had a

Lamb and aubergine bulgar wheat pilaf

I needed something that was easy to transport for a pre gig meal in a campervan this week so decided to adapt something I saw in my food magazine.. I have not actually eaten it yet but I had a

Kung Pao Cauliflower

Since starting my blog another benefit I have discovered is seeing other people’s food blogs too! There are a few I follow regulary and this recipe stuck out immediately and I have been wanting to try it for a while.

Kung Pao Cauliflower

Since starting my blog another benefit I have discovered is seeing other people’s food blogs too! There are a few I follow regulary and this recipe stuck out immediately and I have been wanting to try it for a while.

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

I told you this blog wouldn’t be just for swanky food – here is another comfort food for you! If you get this kind of thing from KFC you get a whole piece with the skin on and a bone

Buttermilk Fried Chicken

I told you this blog wouldn’t be just for swanky food – here is another comfort food for you! If you get this kind of thing from KFC you get a whole piece with the skin on and a bone

King Prawn Yakisoba

  A dish I always order at Wagamama although I think theirs is with chicken. You could add chicken instead of prawn to this though or both if you are feeling generous! This is an easy 15 minute tea and

King Prawn Yakisoba

  A dish I always order at Wagamama although I think theirs is with chicken. You could add chicken instead of prawn to this though or both if you are feeling generous! This is an easy 15 minute tea and

Chicken meatballs with preserved lemon and harissa relish – Yotam Ottolenghi

  I saw 10 minutes of a cooking programme last week as I was flicking through a sea of rubbish channels and saw this little beauty being made.. 3 days later it was in my belly! This is not my

Chicken meatballs with preserved lemon and harissa relish – Yotam Ottolenghi

  I saw 10 minutes of a cooking programme last week as I was flicking through a sea of rubbish channels and saw this little beauty being made.. 3 days later it was in my belly! This is not my

Beef Cheek Stew!

I am not usually squeamish about touching raw meat but I must admit this did feel a bit wrong, maybe just because its not a meat I have used before. I have always wanted to give this a go though

Beef Cheek Stew!

I am not usually squeamish about touching raw meat but I must admit this did feel a bit wrong, maybe just because its not a meat I have used before. I have always wanted to give this a go though

South Indian Chicken Curry

This is a pretty simple and effective curry that anyone could make! When I first started trying to make a curry I used to use way too many spices by just chucking them all in, then I found a really

South Indian Chicken Curry

This is a pretty simple and effective curry that anyone could make! When I first started trying to make a curry I used to use way too many spices by just chucking them all in, then I found a really