Beef and Carrot Stew with an Asian Twist Recipe

As the weather got a little chillier we thought we would have a stew but I fancied a lighter flavour and saw a Vietnamese stew recipe and thought it was a great idea. It worked really well and the Asian flavours added such a nice flavour. We used heirloom carrots and had it as a…

Quick and Easy Sausage and Canellini Bean Casserole Recipe

I love a good sausage (no pun’s please!) They make a cheap quick tasty dinner for mid-week. Having cannellini beans reminds me of baked beans and sausage for breakfast but better.  This casserole is so tasty sometimes simple is best and this is one of those occasions, comfort food at its best. Ingredients (serves 4)…

Pot Roast Beef Brisket with a Caramilised Onion Gravy Recipe

This melted in our mouth’s. This dinner was tasty, the onion gravy added a lovely sweetness and the smells from the kitchen were divine. This is ideal if you fancy a cheaper dinner that has all the traits of a yummy beef roast. Recipe adapted from BBC Food. Ingredients (serves 2 use 1kg for 4)…

One Pot Sausage and Lentil Stew Recipe

So Paulie went on a sausage making course and came home with his handiwork. He made french and english sausages as well as salami. I am going to make our own chorizo and will post the recipe once I have done it. To make a change from sausage and mash we thought we would go…

Comforting Chicken, Tarragon and Sweet Shallot Casserole Recipe

  One good thing about this time of year are one pots. I love a casserole, they usually include lots of vegetables which all add their own flavour and texture. This recipe was loosely based on chicken chasseur but we used cider instead of wine. I love the french style of cooking it usually involves…

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…