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Christmas Dinner Party Main Course: Caramelised Onion Tartlets with Roast Chicken

Christmas Dinner Party Main Course: Caramelised Onion Tartlets with Roast Chicken

It’s that time of year again – the cork is permanently out of the sherry bottle, the old biscuit tin of mince pies is at varying stages of full and the string around the edge of the sitting room is overflowing with Christmas cards. As […]

CHILI AND GARLIC ROASTED BROCCOLI

CHILI AND GARLIC ROASTED BROCCOLI

This chili and garlic roasted broccoli recipe is for those days when you are fully committed to being healthy. You’re avoiding alcohol and sugar, you’re exercising regularly and you want something light, nourishing and tasty so you can binge on chocolate later to help you […]

QUICK MEAL: Chili and Spinach Noodles

QUICK MEAL: Chili and Spinach Noodles

For anyone who’s been out on the lash and had one too many libations, these chili spinach noodles are the perfect hangover breakfast. They take minutes to whip up, require zero brain activity to prepare, and will nicely soak up any excess booze. I recently […]

PUMPKIN RAVIOLI W/ BACON BITS

PUMPKIN RAVIOLI W/ BACON BITS

Pumpkin and ricotta is the ultimate ravioli filling combination. The delicious creaminess from the cheese and the sweet, slightly bitter roasted flesh of the butternut pumpkin is quite the delight. Top with crispy bacon pieces and you have a winning dish. This being leftoversfortwo, however, […]

SCRAMBLED EGGS

SCRAMBLED EGGS

GULP! I think I can safely say this is the one dish I learnt entirely from my mother. Yes, it’s quite true. For someone who rarely ate a scrambled egg when I was growing up and for whom cooking is not a beloved pastime, she […]

Tuna Pasta Bake Recipe – An Easy Midweek Meal

Tuna Pasta Bake Recipe – An Easy Midweek Meal

This tuna pasta bake is one of my favourite go-to meals when I don’t want to have to think too hard about cooking. Midweek meals are often a stumbling block when you’re trying to eat conservatively. You get home from work, you’re tired and hungry […]

RECIPE: Chicken and Sweetcorn Chowder

RECIPE: Chicken and Sweetcorn Chowder

When I think of chowder I imagine the cold New England coastline and old village harbours nestling in its clefts. I think of grey seas, pebbled shores and weatherboard seafood shacks with oily fisherman at their counters, inhaling big bowls of hot soup. This historical stretch of North […]

Crispy Zucchini fritters with Peas and Mint

Crispy Zucchini fritters with Peas and Mint

Zucchini fritters are one of my favourite breakfast items. If they’re on the menu, I’m ordering them! All too often, though, I’m disappointed. So many times I have been presented with an oil slick, crispy to the point of burnt, or a gluggy floury pattie […]

RECIPE: Eggplant Pilaf w/ Saffron Rice

RECIPE: Eggplant Pilaf w/ Saffron Rice

Eaten throughout the Middle East and into Asia, pilaf is a dish of rice and either meat, fish or vegetables, cooked together in stock or water. It’s exact origins are unclear with variations of the word existing in Turkish (pilav), Hindi (pulao), and Greek (pilafi) […]

LAMB WRAPS – No Cooking Required

LAMB WRAPS – No Cooking Required

I’ve said it before, but one of the easiest way to use up leftovers while keeping the week interesting is to think about how different cuisines use the ingredients you’ve got in the fridge. lamb wraps After having a Greek-style roast lamb for our main […]