The Classic Coq Au Vin Recipe

Sorry I haven’t posted for a while I have had a yucky bug :(. Sometimes you do just fancy a classic dinner and they are really comforting. Even though this is simple it has a real depth of flavour. I used Paul’s homemade wine for this dish and it worked a treat. He had a…

Blue Cheese and Roasted Tomato Lentil Salad Recipe

For some reason soft blue cheese goes really well with earthy lentils and sweet tomatoes. When you have a mouthful it really gives you a burst of flavours. I roasted the tomatoes to make them even juicier and sweet and it worked a treat. The creaminess of the cheese makes this salad taste really comforting….

Individual Pork Fillet Wellington’s Recipe

I had some pork fillet and decided to give this a go as beef fillet is so expensive. I wasn’t disappointed it tasted so yummy and was a fraction of the cost. It was a pork feast with the parma ham too. Who doesn’t like crispy pasty filled with delicious flavours. It would make a…

Loaded Potato Salad with Griddled Sweetcorn Recipe

Who doesn’t like a potato salad? The more in it the better for me and it is a great way to use up left over potatoes. This is filling and has really comforting flavours in it.  Crispy bacon lovely roasted sweetcorn and sweet tomatoes. I never know whether the American’s or Germans invented it, but…

Curried Hake on Spiced Lentils Recipe

I love hake it is such a meaty fish and takes on flavours really well. It is a substainable fish too which is really good. This is a lightly spiced dish and it is really healthy and tasty to eat. I never get bored of lentils and I really enjoy jazzing them up with different…

Marinated Feta Recipe

So the final part of my middle eastern meze is this marinated feta recipe. This dish was a stunner it was so tasty with the maneesh bread. You could also dip the bread in the leftover oil to finish. I definitely licked my fingers clean. It has all the delicious flavours you would expect salty,…

Smokey Roasted Aubergine Dip Recipe

If you saw my previous post I had made the middle eastern bread. All it needed now was some dips to go with it. I love the flavour of roasted aubergine, I have tried baba ganoush before, this dip is a bit more simple in flavour but it goes so well with freshly baked light…

Middle Eastern Maneesh Bread Recipe

So I can make basic bread recipes but I am no expert. My husband bought me Paul Hollywood’s bread book on kindle and I thought I would have a go at different one and try to challenge myself. This turned out so well, it was well risen, airy inside and soft in the middle. The…

Sweet and Spicy Homemade Chicken Katsu Curry Recipe

In a well-known chain of asian restaurants I always order the vegetable version of this and wanted to try it home. OMG this was so much better. I combined 3 recipes I found online taking all the best bits to create this beautiful version. It is sweet from the carrots and onion, tangy from the…

Baked Stuffed Tomatoes with a Parmesan Crumb Recipe

I have wanted to try baked tomatoes for ages. I did stuffed peppers a while back and they turned out good. As the summer is starting to wind down I really wanted to have a go. In my local grocers they had some large tomatoes in stock, perfect I thought. The chorizo works so well…