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Pasta with Scallops and Chorizo

  A super simple supper dish which came about by chance (seeing a pack of ready to use scallops and chorizo in Tesco!). A stunning combination of sweet scallops and spicy chorizo. Ingredients (serves 4): 1 onion, finely chopped 1

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One Pot Creamy Mushroom Pasta

I saw this on Pinterest and thought “what a fantastic idea”! I’m always on the lookout for shortcuts in the kitchen and this saves on both time and washing up! The original recipe is from Foodie Place, but I’ve adapted

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Chicken Wrapped In Bacon

Chicken wrapped in Bacon is a tried and tested combination which appears regularly on our dinner table! It’s foolproof and you can vary the recipe to suit whatever’s in your fridge. Ingredients: (Serves 4) 4 chicken breasts Mozzarella, cream cheese,

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Caroline’s Colourful Chicken Curry

In our house, Friday night is curry night, sometimes made with fish, other times with lentils but most often with chicken! I also like to throw in as many vegetables as possible to make it super healthy whilst still being

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Spicy Tuna Pasta

This recipe came about as a result of having “nothing” in the fridge and kids coming for tea. A quick rummage in the store cupboard and the fridge came up with: a tin of tuna, a tin of tomatoes, pasta,

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Vegetarian Moussaka

We are always being told that we eat too much meat and we should try to have a few vegetarian meals a week. A vegetable curry or pasta dish can fit the bill once a week, but they can leave

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Easy Chicken and Mushroom Pie

You can buy a Chicken and Mushroom Pie from the Supermarket and put it in the oven, but I guarantee it won’t taste as good as this! This is so easy to make (who makes their own puff pastry these

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Boulangère Potatoes

Boulangère Potatoes is a versatile dish which is easy to make and, once prepared, you can put it in the oven and forget about it. The name of this tasty recipe comes from the bread ovens in France which were

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Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon is a superb, rich dish, well suited to a Sunday lunch or dinner party. Ideally, you would make this the day before and allow the flavours to develop. Something wonderful happens to the beef when it is left

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Sticky Salmon and Chinese Fried Rice

This is adapted from a recipe by Annabel Karmel, taken from “100 Family Meals”. I must admit this book has become a bit of a cookbook “bible” for me, the recipes are excellent; healthy, tasty, easy to cook and most

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