Category Archives: Weekday Suppers

The perfect recipes for those busy days when you get home from work and can’t be bothered to spend hours in the kitchen.

Chinese Salmon and Crispy Kale

Sweet and salty, crispy seaweed stylee kale and succulent, pink, salmon with just a hint of the orient. A Chinese whisper if you will..

Chinese Salmon & Crispy Kale I've always loved the Crispy Seaweed that you get at the Chinese.  I think … Continue Reading ››

Crispy Baked Chicken with Sweet Potato Fries

That satisfying crunch, through the crispy, golden breadcrumb coating, into succulent bites of chicken...

This recipe is a slightly more grown-up, much tastier and healthier version of the kids classic, chicken nuggets and chips.  It's for those days when you yearn for childish food. You want something simple and comforting. Something that … Continue Reading ››

Autumn Cottage Pie

This Cottage Pie has all the colours and tastes of autumn. A filling of minced beef, squash, herbs and just a heady touch of cinnamon. All with a bronzed crown of cheesey sweet potato...

You know that saying about how dogs start to look like their owners? Well, have you ever … Continue Reading ››

Chicken & Vegetable Broth

Get your glow back with a bowlful of this Chicken & Vegetable Broth. Bitefuls of carrot and swede, the occasional satisfying pop of a pea, chicken that's fallen from the bone and glistening pearl barley... 

You know that feeling when you've been out in the sunshine all day and you feel … Continue Reading ››

Recipe: Creamy Coconut Butternut Squash Curry

A creamy coconut curry sauce fighting for saucepan space with chunks of butternut squash and fresh, seasonal veg...

Comfort food conundrum

When life gets tough, it's all too tempting to turn to comfort food to see you through.  The problem is, comfort food doesn't tend to be particularly healthy food, so although … Continue Reading ››

Sun Dried Tomato & Black Olive Crusted Lamb Chops

A golden breadcrumb coating, flecked with black olive and sun dried tomato, crunching through to lamb, cooked to just pink perfection...

Black Olive & Sun Dried Tomato Crusted Lamb Chops Lamb; at its most flavourful after feasting on the lush grass of summer. … Continue Reading ››

Recipe: Tandoori Chicken Burgers

...all the great flavours of tandoori chicken, with a minty raita - but in burger form!

I started to write this post right at the start of BBQ season, and have only just got around to finishing it! Sadly, the time for BBQ's is nearly at an end for … Continue Reading ››

Recipe: Feijoada

Long week? Feeling stressed about those deadlines? Can't get a moment's peace because the kids keep arguing?

In that case, come with me.  Kick off your shoes and slip on your sandals.  Loosen your tie and grab your favourite holiday play list (which I hope has at least a few Gypsy … Continue Reading ››

World Hunger Day Recipe: Sausage & Tomato Pie

Did you know that May 28th is World Hunger Day?

I didn't either, until I was recently asked to contribute a recipe as part of a World Hunger Day campaign called 'Come Dine Below the Line' which is being run by The Hunger Project and MyVoucherCodes. The idea … Continue Reading ››