Griddled sesame prawns and courgette in a sticky oyster sauce

I cook this in the griddle pan as I love the texture of the courgette and prawn in this dish but its as easy to cook in a wok or pan.¬†IngredientsPrawnsSesame seedsSesame oilGarlic oilchinese five spicegarlic powderonion powdersoy sauce 3 tablespoonsginger choppedoyster sauce 3 tablespoonsfish sauce 1 tablespooncourgettesasparagustenderstem brocollionionHalf a lemons juice MethodPart steam your... Continue Reading →

Garlic chicken with pancetta in a creamy leek and mushroom sauce.

Ingredients chicken thighs - I use 800grams¬† cornflour -enough to coat the chicken lightly garlic powder two tablespoons smoked pancetta -one packgarlic oilgarlic cloves gratedleekspunnet of mushroomsOne tub of creme fraicheOne chicken stock pot mixed with 800ml of hot waterwholegrain mustard 2 tablespoonsMixed Mediterranean herbs 1 tablespoonsonion powder 1 tablespoonWhite wine vinegar 2 tablespoons  ... Continue Reading →

Sweet and smoky slow cooked bbq ribs

So a long time ago I fell out of love with my slow cooker but after todays delicious slow cooked ribs with homemade bbq sauce I may be encouraged to play around with it again. I always loved the appeal of one however when cooking I love the tasting and smells during the cooking process... Continue Reading →

Beef Wellington

This is my take on beef wellington, I don't add a pancake to the layers as some recipes call for and you can make this more special by having a nice fillet cut of beef and some white wine in your duxulle mix or use a normal cut of beef like I did in this... Continue Reading →

Sweet and smoky meatballs with spaghetti

Firstly I cook these in the airfryer, I find this way keeps the meatballs far more  juicier than the oven, that being said they will taste really good if you don't have one once you keep to the cooking time and don't allow them to dry out.Ingredients Meatballs:One pack of lean steak mince - less... Continue Reading →

Creamy crab and prawn tail risotto

Well I can only say this dish is an absolute beauty which can be tailored for a mid week dinner or pushed to the next level for a dinner party special and all in all takes approximately forty minutes to cook so looks impressive compared to the ease of cooking. I know some see risotto... Continue Reading →

Sundried tomato and Chorizo stuffed chicken thighs with mediterranean tagliatelle

Ingredients Chicken thighs ( two per adult ,one per child) Sunndried tomatos half a jar Oil from the tomatoes jar Sundried tomato pesto Chorizo slices ( I used Supervalu's own range ) Tagliatelle pasta One chicken stock pot One courgette One red pepper Garlic granules Paprika Mixed mediterranean herbs tinfoil Method Roll out your skinless... Continue Reading →

Chicken and Brocolli in oyster sauce and noodles

This is the closest I get to this dish which I love in a Chinese restaurant but it's a slightly healthier version with wholewheat noodles but still just as delicious, it also works really well with beef. IngredientsSkinless and boneless chicken thigh fillets (I use the aldi ones, they really keep the chicken juicy)( just... Continue Reading →

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