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 →
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 #10 Poached chicken and fusilli pasta with basil pesto,sundried tomatoes and courgettes.
This is a firm favourite in our house that we all mop up , it's pasta which we all know most kids will eat and with the basil pesto and sun-dried tomato ingredients it's adult enough for everyone around the table to be satisfied. I think the real trick here is to poach the... Continue Reading →
Monday’s meals #9 My special spaghetti bolognese
Life being generally very busy at the moment and the fact that we are eating out and about or having quick dinners has meant I haven't been online much as of late. Tonight's meal is probably already a household staple in your own home but those who I have shared my own take of Spaghetti... Continue Reading →
Monday Meals #6. Surf and turf salad with a sticky red onion chutney and rustic bap.
With the fine weather it is hard to get in the mood for cooking dinner but this one is literally finger licking good and takes no time at all. You can make the chutney beforehand and have it as a fridge staple , meaning dinner can be on the table in a little over ten... Continue Reading →
Mondays meals #4. Spanish chicken,prawn and bean casserole.
This is a batch cook dinner favourite of mine and outside of the prawns you can freeze everything and just stiryfry up the prawns fresh to add in for the next mealtime. This does take a little longer to cook, but because its a batch recipie I think it's worth the time. I like to poach... Continue Reading →
Cookies for breakfast
Ok so I may have indulged in a little white lie this evening as myself and my two sous chefs baked cookies just before bedtime. For these cookies are to be consumed in the morning for breakfast and whilst I will hold my hands up and admit that sometimes a Rich tea biccie may have... Continue Reading →