This is my recipe for the delicious Italian classic. Rich and filling with a generous glass of red wine thrown in. Mmmm... I have yet to meet a person who doesn't enjoy a big bowl of spaghetti Bolognese, ideally covered in copious amounts of cheese. The ingredient list may look lengthy but almost everything is… Continue reading Bolognese
Spoons and Burgers.
As you can probably guess from how well spaced out and whiney my posts have been recently, I've been feeling a tad rubbish and drained of all needed resources (and shits) to get a whole lot done. Having a crappy body and mind is equal to crappy everything else in life; sadly! An easier way… Continue reading Spoons and Burgers.
Honey and Mustard Roast Gammon Joint.
This makes a delicious main for any occasion. I usually make this on a lazy sunday or over christmas with; roast potatoes, a selection of vegetables and some homemade yorkshire puddings. The left overs are great in sandwiches and soups so you can easily get two or more meals from one chunk of meat. Ingredients:… Continue reading Honey and Mustard Roast Gammon Joint.
Courgettes in a Tomato and Red Wine Sauce.
This is a nice, simple side dish that goes well with most meats and fish. I decided to have it as a side to my peri peri chicken and some pasta. It was very tasty with a slight amount of spice from the Chipotle coming through. This side dish can easily be frozen when cooled… Continue reading Courgettes in a Tomato and Red Wine Sauce.
5 Minute Spicy Houmous, Tomato and Goats Cheese Pasta.
Full disclosure: I am tired and really, really, REALLY could not be bothered cooking this evening. I have already prepped tomorrow nights Spaghetti Bolognase but for some reason my initial plan of cottage pie for tonight seemed like way too much effort to even contemplate. I had a quick rummage in my fridge and found… Continue reading 5 Minute Spicy Houmous, Tomato and Goats Cheese Pasta.
Red Wine and Balsamic Steak with an Easy Mushroom Sauce.
A fast and easy way to cook a delicious steak.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Spinach Curry
An easy and incredibly healthy chicken curry.
Birthday Steak and Beer Pie, Topped with a meat feast Pizza.
Not sure what possessed me to do this other than as the ultimate birthday treat for my wonderful partner. He is one of those weirdos that doesn't really like cake, so I decided that I would create him the savory equivalent. As usual I decided to let my creative heart take over my more rational… Continue reading Birthday Steak and Beer Pie, Topped with a meat feast Pizza.
BBQ Roast Chicken with Three Sides.
So after a week where life hasn't allowed me much time to indulge my blogging hobby, I have decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and have a BBQ. It went well so I will share my new-found culinary discoveries with you all. I hope you enjoy them as much as we have. The… Continue reading BBQ Roast Chicken with Three Sides.
Lazy Tomato, Basil and Mushroom Sauce.
Today has been way too busy to properly prepare and organise a full on home cooked meal so I raided the cupboards and fridge and threw together a sauce. Simple, delicious and ridiculously cheap! This could easily be doubled (or trebled) and the left overs frozen to make another meal even easier! Added bonus? You… Continue reading Lazy Tomato, Basil and Mushroom Sauce.
60 second Microwave Poached egg.
Oh dear, oh dear I mentioned the word microwave in a cookery/lifestyle blog..... But never fear because this a useful little cookery hack which will come in handy time and time again. The difference in taste and texture is negliable when compared to 'the real thing.' Plus poached egg on whole grain toast is a… Continue reading 60 second Microwave Poached egg.
Deep Dish Chicken and Bacon Pie
A delightful chicken and bacon pie. Easy to make, filling and perfect for a cold, rainy day.