Leon’s (not too) spicy chicken cous cous

Leon’s (not too) spicy chicken cous cous One of the most delicious meals ever! this has been cooked in our house more than any other- and that’s saying something! LEON (NOT TOO) SPICY CHICKEN COUS COUS I have got lots of firm favourites from it. I urge you to try this (not too) spicy chicken … Read more

Close up shot of slow cooker chicken tikka masala in an oval casserole dish.

Slow cooker chicken tikka masala

Slow cooker chicken tikka masala Satisfyingly creamy and saucy chicken tikka masala, unbelievably easy to do in the slow cooker. Image credit : Chris Terry TICK-TOCK TIKKA MASALA I don’t think you can beat a steaming bowl of creamy, fragrant slow cooker chicken tikka masala, and being able to just put it in the slow-cooker … Read more

A close up overhead picture of chicken and chorizo paella in a pan with a small bowl of lemon on the side.

Chicken and chorizo paella

CHICKEN AND CHORIZO PAELLA Authentic tasting but easy to do paella – super lean but tastes lovely! Photo credit – Chris Terry ZESTY CHICKEN AND CHORIZO PAELLA This chicken and chorizo paella is a real treat, for me I think because it tastes like ‘holiday food’ it evokes happy, sunny feelings even on a miserable … Read more

Easy sweet and sour chicken

Easy sweet and sour chicken A delicous sweet and sour chicken​ EASY SWEET AND SOUR CHICKEN I’ve looked at lots of sweet and sour recipes, and as I always like the easy route I couldn’t really find any that just seemed quick and easy to do, so I came up with this one. I wanted … Read more

Enchilada bake

Enchilada bake A delicious mexican-inspired bake. ENCHILADA BAKE This was my solution for not eating loads of wraps when I have fajitas or enchiladas! it’s layered up like a lasagne, using loads of yummy Mexican layers! In this one I used my homemade refried beans (recipe here) and salsa (recipe here), but you can use the Old El Paso refried … Read more

South-African Bunny Chow

South-African Bunny Chow A zingy chicken curry served in a bun- perfect comfort food! SOUTH-AFRICAN BUNNY CHOW Anyone who is a regular visitor to my Facebook page will know that I am a huge Nando’s fan! It’s my perfect comfort food, and we’ll often have this Homemade Nando’s as a weekend treat! When Nando’s got in touch with me … Read more

Pomegranate and orange glazed ham

Pomegranate and orange glazed ham A deliciously glazed ham- perfect for picnics, lunches salads and sandwiches POMEGRANATE AND ORANGE GLAZED HAM Right on my doorstep is The Old English Pig company– they breed beautiful free-range, traditional Old English pigs, and their sausages are honestly the best I have ever tasted (and they are working on a … Read more

Wild garlic and pumpkin seed pesto

Wild garlic and pumpkin seed pesto A delicious pesto using wild garlic WILD GARLIC AND PUMPKIN SEED PESTO Ever since I moved back to Devon I have made an annual event of going up to the woods near where my parents live and picking some wild garlic to make pesto. At this time of year … Read more

One pot chilli mac 'n' cheese - Beef mince coked with cheese and pasta in a blue oven dish sat on a blue tea towel.

One-pot chilli mac ‘n’ cheese

One-pot chilli mac ‘n’ cheese The ultimate comfort food mash-up! Chilli mac ‘n’ cheese recipe I live for a one-pot wonder and this one-pot chilli mac ‘n’ cheese ticks all the boxes! I love cooking, but I also love finding ways to simplify meals and make them easy and hassle-free to make without compromising on … Read more

Beef stroganoff

Healthier beef stroganoff

Beef stroganoff Juicy beef strips cooked in a rich creamy smoky and sweet sauce with button mushrooms all in one pot Beef stroganoff recipe This healthier beef stroganoff is hard to beat. It’s all made in one pot and can be prepped and cooked in under an hour. To start, a base is made with … Read more

Caramelised onion hummus

Caramelised onion hummus A tasty and low-fat hummus, perfect for dipping! CARAMELISED ONION HUMMUS I’m making up for lost time with hummus, I had never even tried it until about 4 years ago- it just looked like something I wouldn’t like! I sampled some out of politeness at a friend’s house a few years ago, … Read more