Roasted Cod & Potatoes

Having already spent a fortune on our holiday in Crete, we decided it would be a good idea to cook in our villa for a couple of evenings! The 'Supermarkets' had a pretty good supply but still fairly limited so we had to work with what we could find! This dish was made up of... Continue Reading →

Chorizo & Prawn Pasta

This is an absolute favourite in our flat and a total go to when we don't know what to cook! Only requires 7 ingredients and takes no more than 30 minutes! Ingredients Tagliatelle (approx 100g pp) Chorizo 125, chopped into small chunks Prawns 150g (cooked or raw) 1 garlic clove, grated 1 lime, zest and... Continue Reading →

September: Restaurants

It's time for the usual monthly round up of where I have eaten in this last month! As it happens, I have't actually eaten out much this month! Most unlike me I know, but hopefully this inspires some of you anyway! Pizza Express Various Locations I'll be honest, I'm not usually a Pizza Express fan,... Continue Reading →

Crete: A Food Review

The first thing I will say about the Cretans is they LOVE cheese. It’s in almost everything and forms most of the menu’s! One restaurant we ate at the owner took the mic at how much we ordered cheese… and yet none of us could bring ourselves to tell her… that’s mostly because every starter […]

Alice’s Fish Pie

Sorry it's been a while since my last post - hopefully this delight makes up for it! I love love love fish pie, but I am not a fan of fish pie mix you can buy in supermarkets, I much prefer a pie with just salmon or cod. I created this recipe for my housemates... Continue Reading →

Baked Aubergines

My love for Diana Henry will become more apparent as this blog continues... Last Friday I cooked dinner for my mum for her birthday and she too is a Ms Henry fan so I thought it was only fitting to use one of her recipes from her 'Cook Simple' recipe book. I made this as... Continue Reading →

Classic Salmon

This dish genuinely is the most simple thing ever. My housemate and I love this for when we want something relatively healthy and inexpensive, but don't know what to cook. It always feels really fresh and the beauty is that there are just a few ingredients and you can also add in any leftovers from... Continue Reading →

Side Dish: Truffle Parmesan Fries

These are the MOST in indulgent fries ever but so so good. I did use frozen thin cut fries this particular pic, but you can make your own 100% and I have described the method below! Ingredients 2-3 large baking potatoes/Frozen chips Parmesan Truffle Oil Method Peel the potatoes and cut into thin chip like... Continue Reading →

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