Fall-apart slow-cooker beef brisket and ale casserole

Fall-apart slow-cooker beef brisket and ale casserole A whole beef brisket slowly cooked in ale until it is melt-in-the-mouth tender- the ultimate comfort food! FALL-APART SLOW-COOKER BEEF BRISKET AND ALE CASSEROLE Sometimes nothing hits the spot like a beef casserole, and as it’s such a crowd-pleaser it’s great to cook for the whole family, or … Read more

Simple carrot soup

Simple carrot soup A simple, easy, and tasty carrot soup that you can whip up in 25 minutes SIMPLE CARROT SOUP This easy carrot soup recipe is perfect to make when you are low on ingredients but fancy a quick and nutritious meal! Carrots have such a lovely sweet flavour, that with just a couple … Read more

Butter chicken

butter chicken Rich, creamy, fragrant and delicious butter chicken! HEALTHY (ISH) BUTTER CHICKEN Butter chicken is one of the nation’s favourites, and for good reason! I know that you CAN make something that LOOKS like butter chicken and has a very lean sauce using fat-free yoghurt or something similar, but for me, butter chicken is … Read more

Spaghetti all’Amatriciana

Spaghetti all’Amatriciana An easy, but thoroughly delicious, rich pasta dish SPAGHETTI ALL’AMATRICIANA I just love Italy- the food, the places, the people- it’s a dream destination for me. We travelled to Umbria a couple of years ago at the end of the summer holidays- we didn’t have a big budget so we found the cheapest … Read more

Healthy Beef Madras

Healthy Beef Madras A rich and spicy beef madras with tender meat and a thick, satisfying sauce HEALTHY BEEF MADRAS I was always a fussy eater as a kid- I wouldn’t touch any fruit and would only tolerate certain vegetables. when I was about 12, my Mum made a discovery, which was that I would … Read more

Vegan lentil bolognese

Vegan lentil bolognese A tasty tasty way to enjoy bolognese without meat- a rich lentil ragu VEGAN LENTIL BOLOGNESE I’ve been trying to find ways to get more legumes into our diet, and I have been dying to try out a lentil ragu recipe after seeing the idea on Pinterest! I used puy lentils, although … Read more

Fluffy American style pancakes

Fluffy American style pancakes A delicious, fluffy pancake that is also healthy and lean! FLUFFY AMERICAN STYLE PANCAKES One of my most popular pancake recipes is my Blueberry and cinnamon pancakes, I think because they are really lovely and fluffy, with a gorgeous texture. This is a similar recipe, but using a little vanilla just to … Read more