This lasagne recipe is delicious and well worth the wait. Although time-consuming, it’s relatively easy, and it makes enough for six adults with a salad. Recently I asked both my daughters to choose a recipe they wanted to perfect before leaving home. Admittedly, it’s a little early to be thinking about that, seeing as they…
Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni
Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni is my eldest daughter’s favourite meal. Being a classic Italian dish, the flavour comes from simple ingredients put together with love and care . This recipe is relatively easy to make however there are multiple steps which makes it a good one to do on a lazy afternoon. Finished product pic yet to…
Pumpkin and Ricotta Ravioli with Burnt Butter Sauce
Pumpkin and ricotta ravioli with burnt butter sauce could potentially go down as my most favourite meal ever. I pretty much feel like the greatest human on the planet every time I pull this recipe off. It’s delicious. Admittedly you need a pasta machine but I’d buy one just to make this recipe. It’s relatively easy…
Winning Flavour Combos that’ll Rock your Kitchen Socks
A list of my five top flavour families that will become your new go-to for cooking. Simply mix and match flavours with your choice of meat, vegetables or salad and you can be confidently creative.
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.
Feta & Sweet Potato Bruschetta
This feta and roasted sweet potato bruschetta mix is delicious as a topping on crunchy bread or perfect as a tasty accompaniment for grilled meats.
Caramelised onion is a favourite for cheese platters, salads, toasties and a myriad of other things. Homemade Christmas gifts are always a nice surprise, caramelised onion works well given in a cute little jar.
Traditional tiramisu has to be one of the most irresistible coffee desserts. It’s an excellent option for dinner parties or Christmas as it’s best assembled a day or so ahead to allow the flavours to infuse. This leaves you nothing to do on the day except enjoy.
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 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?!
Rocket, pear, parmesan & walnut salad
This recipe for rocket, pear, paremesa & walnut salad is one of my favourite salads in summer. Equally as good with parmesan or blue cheese.