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

“Nopi” Dinner party

  I decided to set myself a challenge last week, I was cooking for 2 friends on Saturday evening so decided to try something a bit more sophisticated as it is much easier to do good quality food for a

“Nopi” Dinner party

  I decided to set myself a challenge last week, I was cooking for 2 friends on Saturday evening so decided to try something a bit more sophisticated as it is much easier to do good quality food for a

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

The Restaurant, Ribby Hall, January 2016

After a very impressive meal at Ribby hall in January 2015, we decided to go back this year with even more people… I wondered if it would be as good as the first time as expectations were high after the

The Restaurant, Ribby Hall, January 2016

After a very impressive meal at Ribby hall in January 2015, we decided to go back this year with even more people… I wondered if it would be as good as the first time as expectations were high after the

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!

Simon Wood – Review

On Friday evening I felt very lucky to attend the first Simon Wood event at Oldham event centre a great night for both me and the husband as I love Masterchef and he loves Oldham Athletic. From being greeted at

Simon Wood – Review

On Friday evening I felt very lucky to attend the first Simon Wood event at Oldham event centre a great night for both me and the husband as I love Masterchef and he loves Oldham Athletic. From being greeted at

Dine with Simon Wood

I am very lucky to have a Friday night lined up with Simon Wood – the Masterchef champion 2015! Well not personally – he is just doing the cooking 😉  Along with Shelina, Simon is my fave Masterchef winner and

Dine with Simon Wood

I am very lucky to have a Friday night lined up with Simon Wood – the Masterchef champion 2015! Well not personally – he is just doing the cooking 😉  Along with Shelina, Simon is my fave Masterchef winner and

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

Happy New year!

Its that time again and for the next month my blog is probably going to be full of vegetables and quinoa.. as usual I have the festive half stone to shift. For Christmas this year I got a new camera

Happy New year!

Its that time again and for the next month my blog is probably going to be full of vegetables and quinoa.. as usual I have the festive half stone to shift. For Christmas this year I got a new camera