Black Bean Salsa with Ham and Parmesan Corn on the Cob

I love Mexican bean salads, it’s a good way to use up spring onion tops and any herbs you have. I have tried to just grill corn on cob but it’s never tender enough so I use chef mic to tenderise them first. I recently watched a food myth programme and they tested steaming veg,…

Cod and Lentils with a Red Wine Sauce

P and I had a long weekend in Winchester, it was a foodie weekend due to the restaurants we visited. Our first stop was hugh’s river cottage restaurant which served lovely food and the decor was beautiful. The next night we went to rick steins restaurant I had a shellfish platter and P had monkfish…

Honey and Thyme Baked Feta Cheese Salad with Beetroot Salsa

Feta is a healthy option for a salad, I really fancied doing something different with it and thought I would have a go of baking it. I love the new texture the feta has, it’s warm, fluffy and slightly gooey but still holds it shape. The honey works so well I’ve had it in a…

Tuna and Chickpea Salad with an Olive and Caper Dressing

Tuna is a great store cupboard ingredient to knock up a salad, most of the ingredients came out of my cupboard which means it’s great to knock up if you forgot to plan your lunch. The dressing is salty and works well with the tuna. I cut through this with the lemon juice and zest….

Fragrantly Spiced Lamb and Sweet Potato Curry

This curry is full of flavour and is really comforting, the smells you get from the kitchen are so yummy and make it really satisfying to eat. It has a lovely spice flavour and a hint of heat but it doesn’t blow your head off. Lamb takes on spices really well and the potato makes…

Curried Crayfish Rice Salad Recipe

Sorry I haven’t posted for a while we had a bank holiday here in the UK and shock horror the weather was amazing (for once!). With all the health benefits of turmeric I am trying to get it into our diet where I can. This rice salad worked a treat. It is full of flavour…