Baked Southern Chicken Salad with Bloody Mary Dressing Recipe

So as the lovely summer tomatoes come to an end I wanted to make something different with them. I saw the idea for a bloody mary dressing in a waitrose magazine earlier in the year and I thought it would work perfectly in a southern style salad and it did. The dressing is sharp, sweet…

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…