Herby Pork Meatballs in Ale Gravy Recipe

I got some pork mince and fancied something different to pasta and meatballs. So I got searching lots of recipes and came across this one on supergoldenbakes.com. I found making the meatballs quite theraputic whilst listening to the radio. They went so well with the creamy mash potato and the herbs running through them makes…

Left Over Ham and Cheese Baked Croquette’s Recipe

As you will see from my previous post I baked a lovely gammon joint and had some left over and I found this yummy recipe from kitchensanctuary.com. These croquettes were delicious, fa better than any I have had in Tapas restaurants. The cheese is gooey and the ham adds some texture all finished off with…

Ginger, Honey and Marmalade Baked Gammon Recipe

This ham was so delicious and the meat was so tender. The ginger beer really tenderises the meat a bit like coca cola ham. The glaze is so yummy and I love the bits of orange zest you get now and then. I made 2 salad’s and some ham croquettes for the both of us,…

Pancetta, Feta and Mint Bean Salad with Pickled Red Onion Recipe

If you saw my previous post you would of seen I pickled some red onion’s. I used them in this salad and they worked so well. There is so much produce around this time of year, especially lots of different types of beans. I am growing some broad beans but didn’t have enough for this…

Pickled Red Onion Recipe – Perfect in Salads

These sweet lightly pickled onions add so much flavour to salads. They also add a lovely sharpness to dishes that need a little oomph of flavour. They are really easy to make, ready to eat within and 24 hours and keep in the store cupboard for at least a month. They are quite moorish once…

Lightly Spiced Healthy Hake Curry Recipe

  This curry was really tasty and light, perfect for some spice in the summer. I can’t believe it comes in at just 152 kcal per portion perfect for the 5:2 diet. Hake is such a good fish to use in curry as it really holds it shape and takes on flavour a bit like…

Whole Wheat Pasta Salad with Halloumi, Lemon and Herbs Recipe

So I haven’t posted for a while due to the lovely weather we have been having in the UK. Halloumi is something we eat a lot of particularly in the summer and I wanted to try something different other than frying it as slice’s or cubes. I was on the great british chef site and…

Healthy Beef and Pepper Stir Fry Recipe

Sometimes you have had a long day at work and it is hot outside so the last thing you want to be doing is spending time slaving over the stove. One of our go to recipes on days like this is a stir fry. I love how you can use whatever is lying around in…

Sausage, Bean, Pepper and Tomato Casserole Recipe

This is perfect for this cooler weather we have been having. I think the peppers and beans lighten it up a bit rather than root vegetables. I also love a one pot dinner mid-week as it makes life and washing up so much easier. You can use any flavoured sausage and the cooking chorizo really…

Za’atar Courgettes and Tomato’s Feta Salad Recipe

This salad is so summery as courgettes and tomatoes are bang in season at the moment. I really like the flavour of Za’tar it is a middle eastern blend of spices including sumac, sesame seeds, oregano, thyme, marjoram and salt. It and herbs to  adds a really nice flavour to meat and vegetables and you…