Spaghetti Bolognese

Beef mince bolognese rests on spaghetti with a sprinkling of cheese and a side salad

For me spaghetti bolognese is such a simple meal to cook and a real comfort food to eat as well. But because it is so incredibly easy to cook it can end up being on the menu a little too often and become samey so I try to give it a little twist or add […]

Bacon Hash With Baked Egg

This is one of those recipes that came about through a mixture of my laziness to go to the shop to purchase more food until a delivery came and also my love of simple comforting food. Corned beef works perfectly okay with potatoes and all the fabulous ingredients that go into it so why would […]

ASDA Baker’s Selection Crumpets

Amongst the empties from August I discussed the Warburtons giant crumpets and how they were great to have at lunch time and put them with cheese or eggs but how they seemed a little less breakfast time suitable. Instead I discussed how it worked out a lot better value for money to just get smaller […]

Cooking A Chicken And Using Leftovers

Chicken is such a simple and easy thing to cook. You can just pop it in the oven at the recommended heat, set the timer and do nothing for a few hours. If you are doing a whole chicken you probably want to add a little margarine to the skin and perhaps a few bits […]

A Sunday Roast

A few weeks ago I decided it was time to be brave and get back in the kitchen properly. Whilst I have large amounts of time on my hands, I lack the patience and calm required for cooking a several part meal. With the weather clearly turning towards autumn it also gave me a chance […]

Vegetable risotto with cheese bake

A simple vegetable risotto with a breadcrumbed cheese bake (to make up for not having any cheese to put in the risotto).

An Update And A Return

I feel like I have let you all down. I disappeared without a trace for months on end and honestly have no good reason for it at all. I have gone to restaurants, tried out new recipes and discovered a collection of new brands, flavours and ingredients. A stand out is a South African pub […]