Fresh Crab and Asparagus Risotto

As I originally come from Torquay I have always liked crab as we had the famous brixham crab. Luckily up here in the southeast they have really good fish and shellfish so I’m still enjoying it. I’m funny with food as I go off an ingredient have a break and then like it again, asparagus…

Easy Leftover Roast Lamb Ragu and Pasta

Lamb is the only meat I don’t like cold in a leftover salad and as it isn’t the cheapest meat in the world it is satisfying to get another meal out of it. This recipe is simple but really tasty as I used spices and herbs on the slow roasted lamb. Perfect for Monday or…

Sweet and Spicy Homemade Chicken Katsu Curry Recipe

In a well-known chain of asian restaurants I always order the vegetable version of this and wanted to try it home. OMG this was so much better. I combined 3 recipes I found online taking all the best bits to create this beautiful version. It is sweet from the carrots and onion, tangy from the…

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…

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…

Fillet Steak and Stilton Pasty Recipe

So it’s national baking week so what could be better than a juicy tender flavoursome pasty? I made this more luxurious by using fillet steak and stilton rather than skirt steak and vegetables. It really did pay off the meat was so tender and it was deliciously juicy in the middle as the pastry kept…

Leftover Roast Chicken Asian Noodle Soup Recipe

Having roast chicken tonight? Save the carcass and leftover meat. There is something really satisfying about using up leftovers and having a free meal. Asian chicken noodle soup has so many healing properties you get different properties from the ingredients in this dish. You have chicken bones, ginger, garlic and spinach which are all superfoods…

Monkfish on Spiced Beans with a Chorizo Crumb Recipe

I love monkfish it is so meaty and sweet. I wish is was still as cheap as use to be when used for scampi in the olden days. We do a lovely recipe which is lemon and pepper monkfish medallions (recipe here) but we thought we would try something more wintery this time. This dish…