Slow cooked red wine beef cheeks

You’ll amaze yourself with this recipe for slow cooked red wine beef cheeks. They are absolutely delicious. Cooked in a slow cooker means you can prepare in advance making it a great recipe for entertaining or as an out of this word mid week meal.

Traditional Tomato & Basil Bruschetta

This simple topping for toasted bread sings of lazy summer afternoons. Traditional tomato and basil bruschetta is always a hit at any gathering or works wonderfully as a topping for grilled meat.

Slow Cooked Thai Beef Massaman Curry

A good Thai beef massaman curry is the epitome of comfort food. It’s the perfect balance of heat, creamy coconut, a bit of chilli zing and tender slow cooked beef.  A perfect curry for all year round.

Tasty Greek Spanakopita

A freshly baked batch of Greek Spanakopita is as comforting to eat as it is therapeutic to make.

Fiery Hot Beef Vindaloo

As soon as the nights begin to get cool at the change of season I begin thinking about this curry. Packed with chilli, loads of pepper and fragrant spices it’s a must try for curry lovers. 

Spinach and Cheese Curry

A vegetarian curry that is guaranteed to please everyone. Great on its own or as a side to a traditional spicy beef or lamb curry.

Red Cabbage & Apple Coleslaw- Mexican Side

This Mexican red cabbage & apple coleslaw is deliciously refreshing accompaniment to Mexican meals or grilled meat. The apple sweetens the coleslaw and olive oil instead of heavy mayonnaise makes it light and fresh.

Mexican Taco Mince

Mexican Taco seasoning can be full of preservatives and other nasty additives. This recipe gives you Mexican mince made from scratch that’s so full of flavour you will never bother with a packet again. Mexican is a favourite for all ages. You’ll make this recipe again and again. It freezes and reheats perfectly too- bonus!

Greek Slow Cooked Pork Belly with Lemony Leeks

This slow cooked pork belly recipe was inspired by a dish at one of our favourite Greek restaurants. It definitely fits the ‘special occasion’ category in our home and it is perfect for dinner parties. The lemony leeks perfectly offset the richness of the pork and the results are divine. The preparation is well worth it.

Traditional Butter Chicken with Paleo Option

Butter Chicken is a favourite Indian dish for young and old. This recipe has variations so that you can make it paleo style, dairy free and if you omit the almond meal it can be nut free too. It’s so good you won’t want to bother with take away again.

Basil Pesto recipe- with dairy free variation

Fresh basil pesto is delicious and it has such a variety of uses. I love to raid my mum’s garden when it is in season and make up a huge batch to freeze in small portions to use in the coming months. Check out the end of the post for my favourite uses for basil pesto.