Kale Caesar Salad

Hey everyone! I feel like I need to do a short ‘welcome back’ message – it’s been a while since I last posted and a lot has changed in a year. New job working in the food and drink business, new house plus a whole heap of renovating and now, a little one on the…

Crispy salt and pepper tofu with garlic, chilli and spring onion

I understand that tofu is not everyone’s cup of tea. If you’ve had it before and hated it, vowing to never try that slippery, bland, weird textured piece of I don’t even know what again, then please, please try this dish and it will completely change your mind!!! If there is ever an example of…

Chicken tikka saag topped with almonds and pickled red onions

My favourite curry in the whole world is chicken tikka saag. It’s fresh but also rich in flavour and also has a little kick whilst being creamy – perfect. Making your own curry is also highly satisfying; don’t get me wrong, I love going for a curry after a few drinks but when at home,…

Chinese crispy, sticky lemon chicken

Hello lemon chicken! The utterly delicious, Chinese restaurant classic! Also my husbands absolute favourite 🙂 You really need to make this! Don’t pick up the phone and order it in, this is so so much fresher in flavour! It’s also healthier and 100% better in taste! If you’re anything like me, I like to prep…

Crispy trout fillet with a warm potato salad and watercress

I don’t know about you but I’m craving some lighter food after a long, dark winter of stews and soups; come on spring!! Salad type veggies aren’t exactly in season right know (rock hard tomatoes, no thanks!) so this dish involves some standard fridge staples that you can easily knock together,  that you can also…

Spicy crispy chilli beef and ginger noodles

Crispy chilli beef is a takeaway favourite. What’s not to love? Crispy, chewy and succulent beef in a spicy and sweet sticky chilli sauce, gorgeous! So you’d expect you can’t really have this more than your takeaway treat? Wrong! ‘Treat’ yourself to these absolutely delicious noodles, that are LIGHTER, using lean cuts of beef, only…

Mexican mashed potatoes with sweetcorn and garlic

Hola Mexican mashed potatoes! OK so you can’t make mash look great in a pic (sorry!) but if the taste is amazing, who cares! Try this ‘Mexican’ style mash of potatoes with sweetcorn, loadsa garlic and a good splash of cream 😉 It’s the perfect side dish to accompany your favourite Cajun chicken – or…

Sausage cassoulet with chargrilled garlic toasts

This is a cracker of a dish! So easy, comforting and packed with nutritious veggies and pulses! You can easily make this dish in advance to serve up when needed but can also be knocked up in no time, as using ready cooked beans makes this super quick and easy. Pack this with any vegetables…

Crostini

It’s nearly new years eve! The last blow out of the holidays, so make it a good one! If you’re hosting a party then impress your guests with this delicious crostini recipe. Crostini is great as a sharing starter, canape or part of the buffet as all you need is delicious bread and some different…

The best prawn cocktail

Christmas is almost here!!! I am unbelievably excited for my favourite time of year.  And there is nothing more I love to eat at Christmas then this retro classic and absolutely delicious starter for Christmas lunch! So I know everyone thinks that they can make a plain old prawn cocktail, well you think you do…