Category Archives: Recipes

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

Salted caramel pannacotta with popcorn ice cream

Topped off my dinner party this weekend with this little beauty – It didn’t go exactly to plan as I was making it.. I burnt the first caramel so it tasted bitter, I followed the recipe from my Olive magazine

Salted caramel pannacotta with popcorn ice cream

Topped off my dinner party this weekend with this little beauty – It didn’t go exactly to plan as I was making it.. I burnt the first caramel so it tasted bitter, I followed the recipe from my Olive magazine

Wagyu Mac

It’s that time again – Aldi bring back the wagyu burgers and people start buying in bulk so that they are all gone within a day! I had to stop myself at 4 packets as it looked a bit greedy!

Wagyu Mac

It’s that time again – Aldi bring back the wagyu burgers and people start buying in bulk so that they are all gone within a day! I had to stop myself at 4 packets as it looked a bit greedy!

Ham Hock terrine with pea soup and a quails egg

This was a long process which also included a trial run for my xmas day starter, thankfully the only course I was in charge of this year! I found a recipe for ham hock terrine in Delicious magazine which I

Ham Hock terrine with pea soup and a quails egg

This was a long process which also included a trial run for my xmas day starter, thankfully the only course I was in charge of this year! I found a recipe for ham hock terrine in Delicious magazine which I

Beef Wellington

I made a beef Wellington for a meal on Christmas eve, crikey that piece of meat was expensive!! But it is one of the most luxurious meals I can think of after all. I served mine with mashed potato, a

Beef Wellington

I made a beef Wellington for a meal on Christmas eve, crikey that piece of meat was expensive!! But it is one of the most luxurious meals I can think of after all. I served mine with mashed potato, a

Roasted vegetables with giant wholewheat cous cous and feta

Started my healthy month with this dish to try and get some goodness back into my body after a crazy December full of food, booze and gigs! You can make variations of this, add more veg, take ones away just

Roasted vegetables with giant wholewheat cous cous and feta

Started my healthy month with this dish to try and get some goodness back into my body after a crazy December full of food, booze and gigs! You can make variations of this, add more veg, take ones away just

Lamb Stuffed Aubergines

It’s been a while, I’m sorry, It was pointed out to me yesterday by Carole that I have not wrote anything for a while.. but December has kept me very busy with gigs and boozing! This Saturday morning however, the

Lamb Stuffed Aubergines

It’s been a while, I’m sorry, It was pointed out to me yesterday by Carole that I have not wrote anything for a while.. but December has kept me very busy with gigs and boozing! This Saturday morning however, the

Pork and sage tagliatelle with roasted squash, mushroom and walnuts

Not the best looking dish as I wasn’t expecting this to go on the blog.. I will change the photo next time I make it because there definitely will be a next time! Inspired by a big bunch of sage

Pork and sage tagliatelle with roasted squash, mushroom and walnuts

Not the best looking dish as I wasn’t expecting this to go on the blog.. I will change the photo next time I make it because there definitely will be a next time! Inspired by a big bunch of sage

Pea Soup!

My first attempt at pea soup last night and I was really impressed with the taste and how easy it was. Made a big batch so I can freeze a few portions. Ingredients. Serves 4 big bowls. 1 tbsp olive

Pea Soup!

My first attempt at pea soup last night and I was really impressed with the taste and how easy it was. Made a big batch so I can freeze a few portions. Ingredients. Serves 4 big bowls. 1 tbsp olive

Donner Kebab Meat!

I love good food but I also love dirty food! Donner meat, spam, pork scratchings.. if it tastes good I like it – no food snobbery with me. I do like a dirty donner kebab now and then and I don’t

Donner Kebab Meat!

I love good food but I also love dirty food! Donner meat, spam, pork scratchings.. if it tastes good I like it – no food snobbery with me. I do like a dirty donner kebab now and then and I don’t

Butternut Squash with ginger, chilli tomatoes and lime yoghurt

I got a free 40 page recipe booklet in my copy of “Good Food” this week which is a taster of a new cookbook called NOPI by Yotam Ottolenghi. I had a look through and there is a lot of stuff

Butternut Squash with ginger, chilli tomatoes and lime yoghurt

I got a free 40 page recipe booklet in my copy of “Good Food” this week which is a taster of a new cookbook called NOPI by Yotam Ottolenghi. I had a look through and there is a lot of stuff

Cumin and coriander koftas with onion and coriander rice

I wanted to make one of my fave dishes for tea tonight – a popular recipe on my blog – Lamb with cumin and coriander. I got out all my ingredients, prepared my spice mix went and got the lamb

Cumin and coriander koftas with onion and coriander rice

I wanted to make one of my fave dishes for tea tonight – a popular recipe on my blog – Lamb with cumin and coriander. I got out all my ingredients, prepared my spice mix went and got the lamb