I’ve always been a bit unsure of quinoa. I’ve had times when quinoa recipes have been amazing and others a complete fail. This one always cooks perfectly however, so we rely on it in our home when we fancy a really filling, but healthy dish or as a side when friends come over. I usually […]

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Nothing takes me back to childhood like a leek and potato soup. My mum used to make this regularly. It has such a comfort food feel for me that to be honest I love to wrap myself in a blanket on the sofa with it.  We prefer to blend it, but it is equally good […]

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Sometimes, we all just want a classic pasta dish. Comfort food at it’s best and it’s so easy to make your own sauce at home rather than buy a jar. It tends to work out cheaper because it makes such a big batch you can freeze a portion for a night you don’t fancy or […]

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I don’t eat meat but the boys do and this is one of their favourite’s. We don’t have it too often as it’s deep fried, but when we do they hang around the kitchen not able to wait a spare second.  As a meat free alternative, I like to make the same spice mix but […]

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