Baked Camembert

This is perfect for a romantic night in for 2, or for a starter for a dinner party. Try to buy the best camembert you can, preferably one that’s pungent! Ingredients Camembert 1 garlic clove, cut into small slithers 1 tsp chopped rosemary 1 tsp olive oil Salt and pepper Method Pre-heat your oven to…

Pea And Goats Cheese Risotto

  I’ve been meaning to post this recipe for a while now, I always forget how easy this is to make, and how delicious it is. The mix of creamy goats cheese and fresh peas is amazing. I think this is a Jamie Oliver recipe from his website, which I am obsessed with. If I…

Chorizo and Red Wine Risotto

Hi Everyone, I hope you are all enjoying these daily blog posts throughout August? I found this recipe on Jamie Oliver’s website, this would be perfect for a cold winters night. I made a few adjustments from the original, if you’ve been reading my blog for a while you will know I never stick to…

Cocktail Hour

Happy Saturday Everyone, As the Mr used to work in a cocktail bar, he loves to make random drinks of a weekend. Last night was no exception, so I left him in the kitchen to mix together a few concoctions. He made a short drink for himself and a long drink for me, they are…

Sausage Ragu

Happy Friday everyone, So, this is my go to, last minute, dinner party dish. It’s so quick and easy to make. Ingredients 1 White onion 3 cloves of garlic 6 good quality sausages, 2 tsp fennel seeds Beef stock cube 1 tbsp tomato puree Splash of red wine 500g passatta Method Start by finely chopping…

Raspberry And Cinnamon Torte

Happy Thursday everyone, We are so close to the weekend I can smell it, I’m planning on doing some recipe research this weekend, so over the next couple of weeks I should have some brand spanking new stuff!!! This is my go to easy dessert, my Mum (shout out to Jan) has been making this…

The Best Gravy

When you have a husband who comes from a family where they put gravy on everything and practically drinks the stuff, you have to learn how to make a good gravy. I usually only make gravy when doing a roast and using the meat juices, but I recently needed to make a quick gravy so…

Honey and Sea Salt Ice Cream

I’ve always loved the idea of making my own ice cream, but frankly I can’t justify spending over £300 on an ice cream maker, and I don’t have a big enough freezer to use the ones where you put the bowl in the freezer. So I was destined to having to buy ice cream but…

King Prawn and Garlic Linguine

I first tried this dish about 15 years ago when I was on a family holiday in Florida. We went to a pizza place near where we were staying, and I saw this on the menu. They gave us the most enormous serving, it could have probably fed 3 people! This is such a quick…

Watermelon And Feta Salad

Usually i’m not on for mixing sweet and savoury things together, I find it weird. Like pineapple on pizza WTF!!! Anyway, I’ve seen this on multiple Instagram and Pinterest pictures, and thought it looked so summery and pretty, so decided to make it… and do you know what… it’s really good. Perfect for a hot…

Beef Massaman Curry

This fall-apart beef dish is the curry you’ve been missing in your life. No exaggeration, it’s so rich and warming, and frankly my life is better for trying this dish!!! I made this on the hob but you could easily do this in a slow cooker or in the oven, and make the paste ahead of…

Prosecco Ice Lollies

There’s only one thing better than a cold glass of prosecco… and that’s a glass of prosecco in ice lolly form! This is a great adult summer treat, perfect for warm summer evenings sat outside, and they look so pretty, I nearly didn’t want to eat mine… nearly! Ingredients Summer fruits, chopped Prosecco Ice lolly…