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.

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.

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is a family favourite. Everyone loves it. It’s easy to cook, freezes well, makes tasty leftovers, and the kids actually eat it- what’s not to love?!

Homestyle Garlic bread 

This simple recipe for garlic bread is better than anything store bought and there is the added bonus that you can make it with your bread of choice. It’s a great way to bring stale bread back to life too.

Garlic Pizza Bread

Just a few simple toppings minus the sauce so that the flavours can really shine.

Pizza Dough

The perfect pizza dough recipe for cooking homemade pizzas.

Napoli sauce based pizzas

Pepperoni.      Prawn & Rocket.     Traditional.     Margherita.            Ham & Pineapple.    Greek.