Lunchbox: Ratatouille

We had a real thing with delicious warming lunches and this was no exception. In my old job we didn't have a microwave so soups, stews & curries were out of the question! Now I'm lucky enough to have one, so it has really opened up the possibilities of lunchbox options! I used this Jamie... Continue Reading →

Sun-dried Tomato Pasta

This pasta was honestly one of the best pasta's I've ever eaten (sorry to brag!) and now you can enjoy it as well! My housemates both thought it was amazing and even the boyfriend is an ultimate meat eater, he was presently surprised!  It was quick and easy and worth every minute! Ingredients - Serves... Continue Reading →

Side Dish: Guacamole

The SIMPLIST, EASIEST and most delicious guacamole one could make. No fancy additions, no crazy ingredients. Just avocados mashed together. Ingredients 2 avocados, mashed 1/2 red onion, finely chopped or 2 spring onions, finely chopped 1 tbsp coriander, finely chopped 1/2 lime, zest and choice Optional: A few chilli flakes   Method Stir. it. all.... Continue Reading →

Goats Cheese Salad

Despite the fact that summertime is over, salads still have their place in the winter and I love making up salads... in fact the following is a direct quote from my sister 😛 : You are so good at salads This one is no exception and was light and delicious. If you are a veggie,... Continue Reading →

Lunchbox: Thai Green Curry

Now the weather is getting colder and winter is coming, it's great to have some warming packed lunches! This Thai green curry is so crazy  simple to make - delicious for an easy lunchbox! Ingredients 1kg New Potatoes, halved 2 x Aubergine, cubed 150g Mangetout 4 x Red onion, finely sliced 2 x white onion,... Continue Reading →

Fancy Special Pasta

You guys know how much I love some pasta. My favourite 'special pasta' can be found here as an earlier recipe. This recipe is like.. the grown up version of that, the fancy version if you will! Still just as easy, just a little extra ;). Ingredients - Serves 2 100g Pancetta, chopped 125g Shittake... Continue Reading →

August: Restaurants

It's been a whole year since my first restaurant post and I still love rounding up each month with all my fave places I ate in! It is the time of the month again. September is officially here and boy has Autumn come so quickly! I've never seen such a quick turn around in the... Continue Reading →

Chicken Pasta

This really is such a simple pasta. It's very easy with pasta to choose a chicken breast and fry in the pan and I do this regularly, but chicken thighs have so much more flavour and cooking them in the oven makes them much tastier and less dry! Also the addition of the skin on... Continue Reading →

Pork Chop with Creamy Mushrooms

I used to make this all the time at university. It's not the healthiest of dinners but it is incredibly tasty! Ingredients 2 x Pork chops 150g Mushrooms 150ml double cream 1 Onion, finely sliced 150g Mozzarella, sliced Serve with: some roasted new potatoes   Method Drizzle the pork chops with some olive oil and... Continue Reading →

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