Traditional Baked Venison Biryani Recipe

I have wanted to make our own biryani for ages. I always hate the non authentic vegetable curry on the side biryani dishes you get from indian restaurants. This cooks for hours and uses the traditional pastry lid to bake in the oven. You get beautiful layers of rice and curry. I saw venison being…

Meatless Meze Recipes – Spicy Chickpea Falafel’s

We have been having lovely weather in the UK at the moment, so if it’s sunny and over 20 degree’s Paulie and I hit the beach. Last time I used up some leftover turkey and made some delicious Picnic Perfect Left Over Turkey or Chicken, Pancetta, Mushroom and Leek Puff Pastry Parcels Recipe. I am…

Whole Duck Braised in Orange Juice and Star Anise Recipe

We absolutely love this Rick Stein recipe, the duck comes out so tender and you get a gorgeous fragrant sweet and sour sauce. We serve ours with rice so we can soak up all those wonderful flavour’s. The kitchen smell’s gorgeous as this cooks too, it reminds me a little of Bali. This dish also…

Saturday Night Cocktail? Gin Fizz Recipe

So Paulie and I love a cocktail when in London or on holiday. When we were in St Lucia we had a gin cocktail in Beau Vallon and we replicated it at home one Saturday night so I thought I would share it and start a cocktail section on my blog. This is so refreshing…

Juicy Ginger Beer Glazed Gammon Recipe

This was truly the best ham I ever eaten. It was so moist and the sticky glaze was delicious. I don’t like ingredients in coca cola but understand it’s tenderising quality so I wanted to find a more natural alternative and came across rosalilium’s recipe which used ginger beer. I love Ginger so thought what…

Crunchy Roasted Garam Masala Chickpeas Recipe

I have been wanting to try and make these for ages and after reading mixed reviews on crunchiness and how to cook them I hadn’t got round to deciding which way I should go. Luckily another food bloggers recipe, which was a comparison to bake with or without oil had an outcome that it didn’t…

Pancetta, Mushroom and Thyme Mustardy Cheese Muffin’s Recipe

These are so easy to make and taste delicious. They can be frozen in batches and are great with a side salad for brunch or with the nice weather coming next week they would be ideal for picnic’s. Each bite gives you a different filling flavour, cheesy back note’s with a subtle finish of mustard,…