King Prawn Stir Fry

So I’ve finally stopped playing the new Taylor Swift song on repeat long enough to write a new post!!! I’ve recently rediscovered my love for king prawns, and I can’t get enough. I usually only get raw prawns but Tesco didn’t have any at the weekend, so I had to get cooked, but actually worked…

Chicken Satay

Hi everyone, I LOVE CHICKEN SATAY!!! Phew, i’m so glad I got that out there! I’ve been holding this recipe back for a few weeks, but this is one of my favourite recipes to cook and eat. This is based on a Jamie Oliver recipe from his 30 minute meals book, but I have tweaked…

Chicken and Spinach Coconut Curry

This a mild and creamy curry, you can add more spice if you like it, I would say this is perfect for entertaining, as it suits everyone’s taste buds. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 400g shallots, finely sliced 3 garlic cloves, finely sliced 1 tbsp finely chopped, peeled ginger 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp tumeric…

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…