Quick Chicken And Sweetcorn Risotto

Quick mid-week risotto

Cooking a proper risotto takes time, care and only a few ingredients. This is not one of those proper risottos as it is done from start to finish rather quickly and is loaded with dairy products and other needless ingredients; it tastes delicious and is delightful to make all the same. This is a recipe […]

Wagamama, Croydon

Seafood noodle dish with greens

There are a number of restaurants that people always pull a face at when I say I have never gone to it before; Wagamama was always one of them. For a long time Nandos was another (even then I have only gone to Nandos once and it was when I was a vegetarian and therefore […]

Random Food I Have Eaten Recently

Egg noodles, beef strips and vegetables

There have been numerous times recently, in fact there are many weeks, where I either eat food from a generic chain that is not really worth doing a whole post on or my partner happens to have cooked the majority/all of the dish and therefore I cannot provide an accurate recipe. However, I love talking […]

Aisha’s Chicken Dippers

Purchasing food shopping online can sometimes be a bit risky because, despite what supermarkets claim, there is always that chance of ending up with a bashed up set of bananas or nearly gone off broccoli. It can also allow you to play the game of “will we get all our own food, be missing a […]

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 […]

Orange And Tomato Chicken With Sesame Chips

Boxes of chicken legs and thighs are such a great thing to pick up and have in the freezer as back up. They tend to be so versatile in how they can be cooked, what sauce can go with them and  what you put with them and they are generally on the cheap side for […]

Rustico, Wakefield

It was a surprisingly cold evening last Wednesday as I headed from my mum’s place where I was staying on the bus to Wakefield. Being so used to London with the pollution and numerous high-rise buildings trapping the heat in it came to a shock to the system as I stopped at a quiet bus […]