Keema Goat Mince Lettuce Wraps

I really wanted to try goat and thought mince would be a good introduction. It really took on the spices well and is so lean a bit like venison. This was so delicious and the lettuce leaves made it feel light and fresh. I have a couple of go to stir fried mince recipes from…

Tomato baked Gnocchi with Parsley and Sun Dried Tomato Breadcrumbs

Sometimes it’s so nice to have comforting and familiar flavours. That’s exactly what this does it makes you want to curl up even though it’s summer. I love the contrast of all the different textures of the humble tomato, tinned and fresh in the sauce then dried in the breadcrumbs. Then you’ve got the added…

Hot Smoked Salmon on Wild Rice and Peas

This is such a simple salad but delicious I cooked the rice in stock so it didn’t need a dressing I have found such a good technique which is foolproof for cooking the rice which stops it sticking together. Ingredients 1 fillet hot smoked salmon, skin removed 1 cup wild rice 1 1/2 cup chicken…

Healthier Chinese Lemon Chicken

I am trying to keep things healthy as I’m not moving around as much as I’m working from home. I didn’t miss the breadcrumbs at all in this recipe in fact it tasted better. My hubby doesn’t like eggs that much but I can get them down him in egg fried rice, I think it…

Florentine Style Baked Cod

This is quite an old school recipe but I had it in Egypt of all places and I forgot how nice it was. I used cod in my recipe but any meaty fish will be fine. I put a spin on it by using parsley sauce, I made a batch as I had a bag…

Leftover Lamb Tagine with Harrisa, Olives and Chickpeas

So for Easter we cooked a shoulder of lamb and as there is only two of us two fur babies we had a lot leftovers. In the past I’ve made leftover lamb hotpot and Ragu so fancied a change and I’m in love with sweet paprika at the moment and I also had some bags…

Parma Ham Chicken on a Leek, Broccoli, Calvo Nero and Pea Broth

I love autumn and winter greens. I can’t wait for Brussels sprouts to come into season. I tend to have odds and sods leftover of greens from other recipes so this dish uses them up perfectly. You can put any greens that you have knocking about into this recipe. It is so comforting to eat…

Light Leftover Beef Goulash

This is such a good way to use up leftover beef as the sauce keeps the beef nice and moist. It’s also really easy to make as it is just a one pot. I love the flavour of the mushrooms and sour cream instead of heavy cream. Ingredients 2 banana shallots, peeled and diced finely…

Summer Squash and Lentil One Pot Curry

I love dished that you can just throw everything in a pot and it looks after itself. The base recipe I used for this was lightly spiced so I cranked it up to our taste and added in garam masala. Summer squashes are a lot more softer so easy to work with. I bulked it…