Falafel

When I was at University in the late 90s it felt like you could get Falafel pretty much everywhere you went. Though on reflection that may have been b

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Hunter’s Chicken

I have to admit that "Hunter's Chicken" was always something that passed me by on a restaurant or pub menu. Part of this would have come from confu

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Barbecue Sauce

Barbecue Sauce can be such a hit or miss condiment in my opinion. It's easy to pick up at the supermarket and there's a lot of choice out there. A

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Asian Salmon Kebabs

I think everyone has a fairly generic 'Asian-style' marinade tucked away somewhere in their repertoire. It's no surprise as the base mixture of ginger

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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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