Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Salad (BLT)

I do like a BLT sandwich so I decided to make it as a salad destructed. I also used the method where you toss the croutons in the juices of the tomatoes. This salad tastes so great and it’s full of yummy flavours Ingredients 1 slice of sourdough, roughly torn 1 tbsp olive oil 2…

Whipped Marmite Butter

This is the best thing ever if you like marmite. I tried 5is in a restaurant and had to recreate it. Because it’s whipped it is so light and fluffy with the added bonus of marmite. Ingredients 50g lightly salted butter 2 tbsp marmite Directions Let the butter get to room temperature so it’s softened….

Sweet and Sour King Prawns with Egg Fried Rice

Due to lock down I have been making fake away’s. I love sweet and sour prawns but I like the Cantonese style which has a light coating rather than a thick batter. I did follow a recipe for the sauce but it was too sweet so I had to scrap that one and made my…

Delicious Treacle Tart

I had some bread left over and decided to have a go at treacle tart. It was delicious and a nice change from bread and butter pudding. It set beautifully and wasn’t too sugary. I found it quite easy to make you just have to remember to let it cool and set before slicing. I…

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…