Monthly Archives: February 2015

Spicy Sausage Pasta

I knew I would be late home tonight, so needed something for dinner that was quick, easy and tasty.  This one definitely ticks all those boxes.  In fact, it’s so quick that the sauce will be ready by the time your pasta has cooked. Spicy Sausage Pasta Print Recipe A delicious, quick, creamy spicy sausage pasta. CourseMain Dish, Quick Dinners ... Read More »

Thursday Recipes

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the recipes I’m posting here. So far I’ve been keeping it very simple, in the hope of encouraging any of you beginner cooks out there to make meals from scratch instead of reaching for a jar. Homemade is less expensive and healthier (especially regarding the sugar content), plus it doesn’t have that slightly ... Read More »

Slow Cooked Lamb Curry

Welcome to my regular Thursday recipe.  If I had to pick one type of food that was my favourite to cook and eat, even if it’s not the most photogenic, I’d probably go for Indian.  Yes, I love doing elaborate dinner parties, but not every week, and lately I’ve been really into Thai but there’s something really satisfying about a ... Read More »

Leek & Celeriac Soup

We were out for dinner with friends on Saturday, at the always wonderful Wedgwood the Restaurant and one of my friends ordered the leek starter.  We all commented that we loved leeks but didn’t eat them often for some reason.  With this conversation in my head, I thought leek would be an ideal ingredient for my new soup maker’s inaugural outing.  I ... Read More »

Product Review – Morphy Richards Soup Maker

I had a department store gift card which expired today.  I had sort of forgotten about it over Christmas, but suddenly remembered at the weekend and didn’t have a clue what to buy with it.  I neither needed nor wanted more clothes, shoes, makeup, perfume etc, so opted for them old fallback – something for the kitchen.  We have plenty of ... Read More »

Homemade Burgers

Sometimes you just really fancy a nice juicy burger for dinner, but I don’t like to buy pre-made ones, as I really like to know what I’m eating, and ensure there are no hidden fats or fillers.  This burger recipe is quick, doesn’t need any equipment, other than a burger press, should you wish to use one (in an ideal ... Read More »

Seville Orange Marmalade

Two of my favourite things are the stunningly beautiful city of Seville and the cute little marmalade sandwich nibbling bear, Paddington. To celebrate my upcoming trip, Paddington’s first foray onto the silver screen, and the relaunch of my site, I’m going to share an extra recipe this week. Gorgeously bitter Seville oranges are only available in January and February, so ... Read More »

Welcome to My New Home

Hello, new visitors and old; welcome to introductory post for, my new home on the Web.  I decided it was time for a change, and what better time than a new year to implement all the new things – look, start, Wed address, direction, and focus. I’m going to be posting a recipe every Thursday, with the aim to up this ... Read More »