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Chicken with tomato, chorizo and spinach

Chicken with tomato, chorizo and spinach

After a crazy day at work, I was stressed, tense and all I wanted to do was get home, get in my PJs and do absolutely nothing, so the last thing I wanted to do was cook. So, I came up with this quick recipe […]

Colourful Chocolate Slab with Raspberry and Ginger

Colourful Chocolate Slab with Raspberry and Ginger

OK, so this isn’t really cooking, but what it does do is give you the opportunity to have a bit of fun, with a tasty end result that makes a nice little treat at a dinner party or a cheesecake decoration. It’s quite straight forward […]

Duck Tikka with Flatbreads

Duck Tikka with Flatbreads

This tasty recipe is perfect for a snack or lunch on the go. There are a fair few spices that go into this but what comes out is so bold and bright and the flavours that come from the spices work perfectly with the the […]

Pork Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Pork Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Pork meatballs are exactly what you need to rid yourself of stresses making little balls of meat that you’ll go on to demolish with some tasty pasta. There are so many innuendos which I’m avoiding with this one, but basically it’s delicious, easy and fun […]

Easy Apricot Chicken with Feta Salad

Easy Apricot Chicken with Feta Salad

I wanted to create an easier alternative to feta and apricot stuffed chicken, without compromising on the taste. I came up with this quick and easy apricot chicken recipe that will give you a fresh and tasty dish, while keeping it healthy and clean – […]

Pulled Pork in Apple Cider and BBQ Sauce

Pulled Pork in Apple Cider and BBQ Sauce

This pulled pork was a little one off that turned out to be an absolute gem! Although the prep isn’t too difficult, it takes a while to cook, and the longer you cook it the more tender it is. Give this a go as a […]

Chicken Satay Skewers with Rice

Chicken Satay Skewers with Rice

I tried this recipe for chicken satay skewers tonight as a “recipe test” utilising a peanut sauce from here, but having posted on Instagram I had a few requests for the recipe so I thought I’d post it up here for people to reference. The […]

Chicken Gyoza with a Peanut Dip

Chicken Gyoza with a Peanut Dip

I love this chicken gyoza recipe because it offers two things: Really tasty and impressive looking food, yet a really simple method to put them together. I serve these with a peanut/satay style dip but there are so many different taste combinations you can do […]

Fish Finger Sandwich, Potato Wedges and Tartar Sauce

Fish Finger Sandwich, Potato Wedges and Tartar Sauce

After a burger, I think a stacked sandwich is one of my favourite dinners, because you can really get stuck in with your hands and get a little messy. This recipe takes the fish finger sandwich to the extreme, loaded with lovely flaky fish in […]

Spiced Honey and Soy Chicken with Rice

Spiced Honey and Soy Chicken with Rice

This was a little test of mine to bring together a mixture of flavours that would hopefully make my mouth water – and that it did! I’m all about adding powerful spices for that extra oomph of flavour and this recipe didn’t disappoint. For this […]