Mint Aero Cheesecake

We hosted Christmas this year and I have to say that it went very well. We had Michael's parents, my parents and my Nan with us for Christmas Day, wh

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Chunky Fish Cakes

It took me a long time to realise that I quite enjoy eating fish. When I was younger it was pretty much the first thing I'd rule out on a restaurant m

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Vegan Peppermint Creams

Talk about a throwback to childhood! Almost everyone I know made Peppermint Creams when they were at school. I guess that's because they require very

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Frosty Lane

I think this might be the third Rocky Road recipe I've published now. Do I have a problem? As you may have guessed this is my slightly more festive v

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Shortbread Bites

Christmas is looming, which means it’s now time for me to start revisiting a few festive favourites that are always well-received at this time of ye

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Beef Stroganoff

You can always tell when the seasons are changing as the food I cook quickly follows suit. It might still be sunny and almost approaching "warm" durin

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S’mores Brownies

For me S'mores are even more American than apple pie. I know I'm misusing the idiom a little bit here but you just don't see them anything like as muc

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Lighter Dauphinoise Potatoes

There are few side dishes that feel as indulgent as Dauphinoise Potatoes, let's face it. They tick pretty much every box. A crisp golden crust? Check.

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Salsa Verde

How often have you been on holiday and found that your dinner is accompanied by the most amazing sauce? This Salsa Verde is absolutely one of those! 

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Maple & Pecan Flapjacks

Sunday afternoons are just made for baking, even when you don't know what you're going to end up with. Indeed, these flapjacks were very much a last m

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Monkfish and Prawn Curry

I've deliberately avoiding giving this delicately spiced Monkfish and Prawn Curry a geographic moniker. It's partly for the inevitable fear that I'll

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Toad in the Hole

I've heard it said in the past that everything tastes better when it’s covered in batter. In many ways that's not too far from the truth... Fish

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Yasai Cha Han

I admit that I’ve been very rude about Tofu in the past, so posting a recipe where it's a main ingredient may seem a little odd. The jury is still o

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Meatball Pasta Bake

If there's one thing I know that my husband, family or friends will say about me it's that I have a flair for the dramatic in life. Indeed, for many

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Viennese Whirls

I love baking but find that I mostly stick to what I know (i.e. cakes) and rarely venture into the world of biscuits. Part of me worries that there's

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Firecracker Prawns

Two spicy meals in the space of a couple of weeks? Lucky me! Once again, Michael was away with work which meant that I could go crazy with the chilli

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Slow-Cooked Venison Ragù

You may have noticed that I've got a bit of comfort food obsession of late, but then again you can hardly blame me at this time of the year. We may ha

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Lemongrass Chicken

This dish has had quite a long gestation in my repertoire... It all started many years ago - and I mean many years - when I was out for dinner with f

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