The evenings are always busy in our household – people are always coming in late from work, school or training, or rushing out in the evening. One of the ways that I save time is by doubling up on recipes and freezing portions for later use. My meatballs are loosely based on a recipe in Nigella Lawson’s […]
As I mentioned in my Polish Inspired Lemon Cookies post, I love Eastern European food. It’s an interest I’ve had since I started visiting Slovakia 4 years ago. So when I saw a Pierogi stand at the Good Food Summer Show last weekend, I was definitely interested to find out more. But these were Pierogi unlike […]
When life gets hectic, as it so often does, I need to have family dinners on hand which will fit into our evenings without too much fuss. This recipe for Turkey Chilli with Sweetcorn ticks a lot of boxes for me. It’s quick and easy to make, can be made ahead of time (and also freezes […]
Chicken and Cannellini soup is ideal for using up any leftovers you might have from your Sunday roast chicken dinner. Most of the ingredients are the sort of thing you have in your store cupboard, and it is quick to cook – ideal for a Monday night dinner. It is also perfect at this time of year when […]
OK, I know this is about as inauthentic as Italian recipes can get. And considering how inauthentic my risotto can be, that is really saying something. Spaghetti Bolognese was one of the first things I learned to cook as a teenager. Back in those days, I used to just chop and fry an onion, add some […]
Don’t be put off by the mention of anchovies in the title of this recipe – this dish isn’t fishy at all! This is my standard roast lamb recipe – it takes a few minutes to prepare but then you just throw it in the oven and wait for gorgeous, garlicky roast lamb for dinner.