chicken & squash curry, inspiration for busy families

Inspiration to cook comes from a variety of places. I was inspired to come up with this dish after a couple of our followers cooked one of our recipes, they are both busy parents who like an all in one dish. I set myself the challenge of coming up with an all in one chicken dish,…

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smoked chilli beef, short days, slow cooked dinners

January is traditionally a time when people make their resolutions and promise that this year they will loose weight and get fit. However amidst all the New Years health kicks and diets, I find that I still have a desire for comfort food. Its January, its cold outside, it gets dark early and I want a warming…

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chorizo & butter bean stew, perfect to feed a cold & starve a fever

It’s January, the Christmas hustle is over, the house is bare and the cold weather outside is leaving me feeling slightly at odds as I suffer through yet another winter cold. The old saying “feed a cold, starve a fever” comes to mind! My thoughts are on something warming and for me that means soup…

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one pot lemon roast chicken, quick family favorite

  As anyone who knows me will testify, I love my garden and can get lost in it for hours, quite often forgetting the need to feed my family. That is when I fall back on this very last minute, all in, one pot meal. Use any joint of chicken you want and feel free…

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