Chicken with mushrooms, garlic, pancetta and white wine

A great tip to creating a showstopping  dish is to use small amounts of strong flavoured ingredients. Garlic, pancetta, and white wine is a match made in absolute heaven and creates THE most delicious sauce. This dish is both easy on the wallet and on the taste buds. Using chicken thighs not only adds plenty…

Baked saucy chocolate pudding

It’s now officially autumn and even better, it’s October! One of my favourite months of the year. Evenings are drawing in and what better to snuggle up with on the sofa than a hot, cosy pudding! Especially when it’s packed with chocolate. I can’t bake – it’s a well known fact with most people I…

Easy, homemade salt and pepper chips

Want to make a takeaway staple at home? Try these SUPER easy but oh so tasty salt and pepper chips and I promise, you will never order them from a takeaway again! I use frozen oven chips (yes, really!) to make this dish less faffy and easy to do on a Saturday night, so you’re…

Creamy Tomato and Pancetta Chicken

This is a bit of a wintry dish for July! But the fresh, zingy and bright flavours of tomato give a real lift to a usual chicken ‘stew’. It’s a bit of a 70’s dish, but that doesn’t mean it’s bad! I love chicken and chicken in a tasty sauce is even better. Try serving…

Prawn, Pea and Asparagus Summer Risotto

This is a light, flavoursome and easy to cook dish, perfect for a hot summers day. The fresh summer vegetables, including peas, asparagus and rocket give a sweet and light taste to the rice, making for a perfectly balanced dish. Try this dish! It’s so easy, but ok, it is a little laborious as you…

Baked asparagus wrapped in prosciutto with Hollandaise sauce

This super, super tasty dish is impressive but so easy to make. Perfect for a dinner party canape, a starter or for finger food – try this and I promise you will make it again and again! Hollandaise sauce is notoriously difficult to make, but follow this easy step-by-step method and you’ll be able to…

Classic Turkey Meatloaf

Meatloaf is a tad old fashioned, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t super tasty. A good old fashioned, home cooked meal, this really does hit the comfort food spot. This is elevated from a normal meatloaf as it uses turkey mince rather than beef, making it lighter and less greasy. It’s also packed with flavour,…