Crab, Coconut and Noodle Salad with a Sweet Chilli Dressing Recipe

I really wanted to be reminded of Asia so I went for this salad with Fresh coconut and crab. You could use fresh crab meat but I went for the cheaper option and it worked so well. This salad is delicious in every mouthful. Creaminess from the coconut, sweetness from the crabmeat, crunch from the…

Beef and Carrot Stew with an Asian Twist Recipe

As the weather got a little chillier we thought we would have a stew but I fancied a lighter flavour and saw a Vietnamese stew recipe and thought it was a great idea. It worked really well and the Asian flavours added such a nice flavour. We used heirloom carrots and had it as a…

Cauliflower, Gnocchi and Blue Cheese Bake Recipe

Sometimes I really fancy a vegetarian dinner and cauliflower bake is one of my favourites. It is so comforting. I really like Romanesco cauliflower I think it has an earlier flavour and doesn’t go too watery when boiled either so it works really well in this recipe. To make it more of a dinner we…

Roasted Miso Squash, Papaya and Noddle Salad Recipe

I am really into miso and I think it works really well with squash and brings out the sweetness. I also love some fruit in an Asian salad like papaya or mango. This salad had lovely flavours and all the must have’s sweet, spicy, salty and sour. It worked great in my lunchbox too. Ingredients…

Ham, Pea, Mint and Pasta Salad with a Mustard Dressing Recipe

Got some leftover ham that needs using up? This recipe is delicious. I think the combination of ham, pasta, peas and mint work so well and really have a comforting nostalgic flavour. It is comfort food at it’s best and is really simple which sometimes is a good thing. I had mine in my lunchbox…

Homemade Wild Garlic Chicken Kiev Recipe

I love this time of year when you can go and forage wild garlic. I have already made muffins, hummus and pesto and I fancied pushing myself a bit further by having a go at homemade kiev’s. I was so chuffed with the result, the chicken was so moist and tender and the wild garlic…

Freezable Wild Garlic Butter Recipe

This butter is so versatile and a great way to use wild garlic. You can use it to make chicken kiev or add a slice on top of a steak or fish to add lot’s of flavour, it would be great in mash potato too. I was worried about getting the shape right but thankfully…

Honey, Mustard and Marmalade Roast Ham Recipe

This was the first time I had made my own marmalade ham and it will be my go to recipe now. It was so delicious it was sticky and sweet with delicious mustard notes. The meat was so tender and the caramalisation on the outside is really addictive. The ham only lasted 2 days and…