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

King prawn spaghetti with roast tomato, garlic and chilli sauce.

Last nights challenge was to NOT get takeaway food but try and make something equally satisfying with no fat in it! I think I succeeded and invented a new sauce for my repertoire that will be used over and over again! 

King prawn spaghetti with roast tomato, garlic and chilli sauce.

Last nights challenge was to NOT get takeaway food but try and make something equally satisfying with no fat in it! I think I succeeded and invented a new sauce for my repertoire that will be used over and over again! 

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,

Tattu Manchester

Since this place opened I have been wanting to check it out but have never got round to it.. and I knew I would need quite a bit of cash for it! This weekend I finally made it but I

Tattu Manchester

Since this place opened I have been wanting to check it out but have never got round to it.. and I knew I would need quite a bit of cash for it! This weekend I finally made it but I

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

“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