Ingredients Prawns Mussels Squid rings Smoked pancetta 6 nests of tagliatelle (2 adults 2 kids and enough for second helpings ) 1 lemon zest and juice of 3 garlic cloves minced 1 teaspoon of onion powder 1 teaspoon of sea salt 2 teaspoons of cracked black pepper 1 shallot Half a jar of sundried tomatoes... Continue Reading →
Balsamic and red wine oven slow cooked lamb shanks
Ingredients One lamb shank per person - cooked six to these ingredients one large onion fresh springs of Rosemary fresh sprigs of Thyme Baby carrots Four crushed garlic cloves Chicken stock 2 litres One bouquet garni 1 tablespoon of onion powder 200ml balsamic vinegar 200ml Red wine vinegar Half a bottle of red wine -... Continue Reading →
Beef Bourguignon with Crispy baby potatoes
What I love about my beef bourguignon is the fact that it tastes better as the days goes on. You can batch cook and freeze this or have it on day one and three like we tend to do here. Serve with baby potatoes or roasted sweet potato wedges on the first day and rice... Continue Reading →
Who doesn't love Paella, it immediately reminds me of sunny Spanish days or indeed rainy days like today in Ireland during the Covid 29 lockdown. We were due to fly to Majorca yesterday but thar wasn't meant to be so instead I decided to bring a little Spain to our dinner table. It's a dish... Continue Reading →
Braised honey & mustard gammon steaks with corgette and rice
Ingredients Gammon steaks Wholegrain mustard Garlic granules Tin of Pineapple (we will use the juice so ensure you retain it) Corgette Chicken stock I served with my egg rice which you can find the recipe for on here - this would be lovely with baby potatoes too! Method On a griddle pan braise your pineapple... Continue Reading →
Asian style pork belly and egg fried rice
IngredientsPork belly or pork belly stripsHoneyGarlic granulesChinese five spiceWholegrain mustard To make it slightly more asian bbq tasting add smoked paprika,Worcestershire sauce and tomato puree to the above .Basmatic rice 1 cup (serves 2 adults 2 kids) 2 EggsChicken stock mixed with 1.5 cups cold waterMethodPreheat fan oven to 180Generously cover your meat with the... Continue Reading →
Monday’s meals #16. Lemon pepper Prawn ,crab and courgette pasta
It's been awhile since I shared some meal inspiration and with the beautiful weather we are having I was craving fresh fish and wanted to put a twist on another recipe of mine, lemon pasta,after picking up a lemon pepper herb mix in Tiger. So based around it I made a gorgeous, quick and really... Continue Reading →
Monday’s meals #15. Salt and Chilli prawns.
For my Irish readers I hope you have enjoyed your St.Patrick's day and the bank holiday weekend. We had our bacon ribs with cabbage and spuds and all plates were licked clean. If you have never had a bacon rib then you really are missing out, my mother made these weekly when I was growing... Continue Reading →
Monday’s meals #13 Seafood paella with homemade garlic tortilla wraps.
This dish brings back so many memories for me of my Mam and it is the first time I have cooked it since she passed away a few months ago, so whilst I was teary as I cooked, it also brought back so many lovely memories from my childhood right through to present day of... Continue Reading →