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 ūüėČ ¬†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 ūüėČ ¬†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

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,600 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 3,600 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it

10 minute Puttanesca with King Prawns

A tasty quick and simple mid week tea that has left a lovely taste in my mouth! You can also have this without the prawns for a nice vegetarian dish. This is a variation of a recipe I read in

10 minute Puttanesca with King Prawns

A tasty quick and simple mid week tea that has left a lovely taste in my mouth! You can also have this without the prawns for a nice vegetarian dish. This is a variation of a recipe I read in

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

Beets & Beans – Festival Fodder

Last weekend I went to the Ramsbottom festival and found a lovely little Vegetarian and Vegan food stall which I think I need to mention. I went back a few times over the weekend and but didn’t get chance to

Beets & Beans – Festival Fodder

Last weekend I went to the Ramsbottom festival and found a lovely little Vegetarian and Vegan food stall which I think I need to mention. I went back a few times over the weekend and but didn’t get chance to

Sausage and Fennel Lasagne

A twist on a beef lasagne that is simple but tasty and a good meal to prepare in advance or even make a few of to freeze. You can do this with or without the vegetables, I added them to

Sausage and Fennel Lasagne

A twist on a beef lasagne that is simple but tasty and a good meal to prepare in advance or even make a few of to freeze. You can do this with or without the vegetables, I added them to