Category: Recipes

Recipes, Soup recipes

Smoked haddock and butternut soup

I’ve been going through the highly satisfying process of emptying my freezer! I love rummaging through it, seeing what my options are for dinner and coming up with a recipe using what I have. Today I found this amazing smoked haddock which came in a box of fish that I won from www.delishfish.co.uk. I’ve also […]

Meat recipes, Recipes, Soup recipes

Tasty tom yum-style broth

One of my favourite ways to cook is to take a look at what I have in the house and design a recipe around it. This was an easy one. I had this fantastic new Tom Yum paste from the Tesco Ingredient range, so decided to make a soup using it. I added it to […]

Big Cheese of the month, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Big Cheese of the month: Stilton

Continuing my series through the world of cheese and with recipes to try, here’s Big Cheese of the month number two: Stilton. Stilton is really the King of English cheeses. It’s named after a village in Cambridgeshire but can only be produced in the counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire. There are only six dairies […]

Recipes, Uncategorized

My recipe for traditional South African Bobotie

Bobotie is a traditional South African dish made of lamb mince mixed with spices and fruit and a creamy egg topping. It’s a great combination of flavours and textures and really easy to make. There are plenty of different ways to make it, this is the one I’ve perfected to my taste. Experiment with spices […]

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Recipes using yummy avocados

I love avocados. Where I grew up in Zimbabwe we had a massive avo tree in our garden, where the fruit literally dropped off in season. I ate mashed avo on toast every morning for breakfast for weeks! I still treat myself to this favourite of breakfasts when we’re on Spain on holiday, a real […]

Fish recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

My three fish pie

I’ve been trying to make the perfect fish pie for years now and think I’ve finally done it! Previous results were too dry, too liquid, too bland, you name it – none of them good, at last I’ve cracked it. This recipe is also very easy as you don’t cook any of the pie’s filling […]