Lemon Pepper Chicken Kebabs

In my opinion barbecues should be about so much more than burgers and sausages... It's not that I don't like them but when I have friends or family a

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Nasi Goreng

  Nasi Goreng Nasi Goreng translates as "fried rice" and with this dish that's exactly what you get - helped along the way with ch

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Dublin Mudslide Pavlova

One of the phrases I hear on a relatively regular basis from my husband is “you never make that for me” – generally deployed in response to me r

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Rocky Road

We’ve got a lot of busy, social weekends coming up as we head into Christmas and I think it’s always nice to bring along a little gift or treat fo

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Blondies

I can’t remember when I had my first Blondies but I’m pretty sure that, like most people, I was somewhat of a skeptic. I mean, why would you make

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Autumnal Chicken

I’m clearly one of those people who is affected by the changing of the seasons – especially at the end of summer after the clocks change and the n

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Basil and Red Pepper Beef

This is very much inspired by Thai Basil Beef (a.k.a. Pad Gra Prow) but is not something that I would ever want to claim as being even remotely authen

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Baked Coconut Prawns

I’m a creature of habit. Whenever I travel to the USA if there’s a Bubba Gump restaurant nearby there’s a very strong chance I’ll end up in it

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Turkey Saltimbocca

Sometimes simplicity is king when it comes to cooking. I do try and stick to that approach where I can, but many of my recipes look positively complex

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Simple Cherry Compote

For something that’s so easy to make, a Cherry Compote is an amazingly versatile thing to have around the kitchen. You can use it in baking as a fil

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Triple Chocolate Brownies

I like to write a little introduction to most of my recipes, but in this case I think I’ll let the food do the talking – therefore, I present to y

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Dorset Apple Cake

I was born and raised in Dorset and have often wondered what the link is between the county and its eponymous apple cake. I’m sure plenty of apples

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Cherry Bakewell Cake

I love a Cherry Bakewell and in days past I could sit down with half a dozen of them along with a cup of tea and run out of cakes before I’d emptied

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Vegan Rocky Road

I love a bit of Rocky Road – indeed I’ve posted a recipe for a more traditional version of it on the blog before – but this a variation on the t

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Honeycomb

There are some recipes that feel like they’re part science experiment and part magic – for me Honeycomb is definitely one of them.  It seems a li

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Lemon Ginger Drizzle Cake

One of my favourite childhood memories has to be that of baking at the weekend with my either my Mum or my Nan (well, that and making pompoms from a b

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Lazy Garlic Chicken

Sometimes you get to the end of the week wanting a bit of a treat for dinner, but you either don’t have the right things in the cupboard or just don

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Honey Balsamic Salmon

Simple doesn’t always mean boring, does it? After all, when you have good tasty ingredients the last thing you want to be doing is burying them unde

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