Fish Friday – Thai Coconut Mussel Broth Recipe

If you want a very quick tasty dinner this is the answer. This dinner takes under 10 minutes including the prep time. I love how you get a hit of ginger, garlic and herbs in every other mouthful. The mussels were Cornish from our fishmonger and cost all of £4 and were so much plumper…

Homemade Gnocchi – Pesto and Fresh Herbs Recipe – Freezable

Left over potatoes? Make gnocchi it is really simple and tastes so much better than the supermarket variety. The best thing is you can freeze them down in portions and cook them from frozen, mine made 6 boxes so that is 6 meals from one bag of spud’s!  You can have them with sauce, meat…

West Country Chicken Casserole Recipe

This is a perfect autumn dish as it is a light casserole. As I’m Devonian I love cider and it is great in one pot’s to create a light sauce, in the winter we tend to use red wine and beef for a more heartier option. I always think one pot dinner’s are really comforting…

Pork Chops in a Sage, Mustard and Maple Syrup Sauce Recipe

I always think pork chops are one of those comfort dinners. My sage plant is in really good condition and I have barely used any of it all summer. As the nights are getting colder and darker it is the perfect setting to make more comforting dinner’s which means I can use sage, don’t be…

Fish Friday – Haddock in a Lemon and Caper Sauce Recipe

We tend to like our fish dishes simple so you can really taste the lovely flesh. It is also such a quick, easy, tasty dinner. Milk always works well with haddock for some reason they seem to go hand in hand whether your using it for tenderising or poaching the fish in it. There are…

Skinny Whole Wheat Carrot Cake Traybake Recipe

We had some carrots left over so I thought I would make a carrot cake. As it is mid-week I didn’t want a fattening version so I tweaked a recipe to my preferred ingredients and the result was a delicious moist and creamy carrot cake you wouldn’t know there was no butter or full fat…