Puff Pastry Pizza

Puff pastry, tomato, mushroom, olive and cheese pizza

Pizza is up there as one of the foods of the gods, nearly up there with mac n cheese but not quite, but sometimes I find that store purchased or takeaway pizza leaves me feeling a little deflated and heavy stomached. Having said that the pizza is always worth that feeling afterwards because helloooo comforting […]

Simple Cheesy Nachos

Cheese and carbs; forever my biggest weakness. If it is not mac ‘n’ cheese then it is lasagna or some other delightful combination. Today it just happens to be some super simple but delightfully tasty cheesy nachos that also come in at a super cheap price point with minimal effort required making it a winner […]

Spinach And Kale Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Looking at my images of this mac ‘n’ cheese I realise I am an incredibly messy cook that managed to splatter stuff everywhere and cause spinach leaves to go rogue. Perhaps I can also blame it on the phone camera, something I am hoping to eliminate from my endless blog issues sooner rather than later, […]

Vegan Banana Bread

banana and date vegan bread cake

The topic of banana bread has not come up here for over a year, after making a sugar free banana bread, and given I have now got another recipe that I adore that produces delicious results in a few super simple steps figured it was as good a time as any to return to it. Not […]

Pork And Mushroom Pie From Leftovers

Pork and mushroom pie, broccoli and mash

Generally roasting a bit of meat is the east bit of cooking for me. You just need to make sure the oven is at the right temperature and any herbs, spices, liquids or fillings have been added added to the meat before cooking it and allowing it to rest for a while before serving. Finding […]

Chicken and Smoked Sausage Chowder

Bowl of meaty chowder

It must have been years since I last made a chowder, probably back when my partner still lived with his undergraduate university pals, but my partner distinctly liked it and was attracted towards one in a recipe book recently. The liking of chowder is something that I can perfectly understand as it is a very […]

Chicken And Sweetcorn Risotto

A fancier chicken and sweetcorn risotto compared to the past

People often ask me what my favourite dish is to cook or if I have a speciality and whilst I am not a trained chef and some of my techniques are a bit dubious risotto has to be up there and over the years I have been cooking there has been a marked improvement. Risotto […]