Healthy Crown Prince Squash and Red Lentil Curry

I love squash and the crown prince has lovely orange flesh and is deliciously sweet. It really holds its shape and texture in this curry. It is tasty, filling and healthy. Ingredients (serves 2) 1/2 crown prince squash, whole if small. Peeled center removed and cut into 5cm chunks 2 shallots, peeled and finely diced…

Spice and Herb Potted Wild Rabbit – Christmas Prep

So I have potted my rabbit ready to mature for Christmas. Mine made 4 jars so I ate one after a few days which tasted so delicious on toast. I have 2 jars in the fridge maturing for Christmas and gave the final jar to my parents. I first tried potted rabbit in London at…

Chicken, Leek, Spinach and Mushroom Gnocchi Bake

I love these sort of recipes for during the week. I found it quite hard to fine a recipe without using cream to keep it low fat but I used a recipe from the body coach to guide me. The result is a comforting delicious dinner. I used what I had in the fridge which…

Juicy Cod on Lentils with a Red Wine Sauce

I have seen fish with a red wine sauce and lentils when we’ve been holiday in France. I don’t think you can get more french than lentils and wine so I thought I would give it ago myself. Cod works so well in the dish as it is chunky and meaty. This dish is so…

Twice Cooked Sticky and Tender Chinese Pork Belly

What’s not to like about this recipe, soft tender pork meat it’s caramelised crispy fat bits and a delicious sauce that the rice can soak up. I’m not keen on the chewy skin on pork belly in Chinese recipes as it isn’t cooked like crispy crackling. Removing it still leaves a fat layer that you…

Ham, Black Eyed Bean and Marinated Tomato Salad

As the autumn is in full swing the tomatoes this time of year aren’t at their best so marinating them really maximises their sweetness and it doubles up as a dressing. Pulses are so good for you and now you can buy them in tins they are really easy to drain and chuck into salads….

Sweet Potato and Parsnip Soup with Sage Grissini

So soup season has come back around. I really like soup as you can chuck in whatever you have left in the fridge. I had a couple of parsnips left over that were starting to go soft so I chucked them in too. I added in some curry powder and turmeric to stop it being…