Category: Main Meals

Classic Apple and Blackberry Crumble

Classic Apple and Blackberry Crumble

Crumbles are one of my favourite desserts. To be honest, I love pretty much anything that you can have with lashings of custard. I love summer, but this year I’m really looking forward to comforting food and stodgy puddings like this Classic Apple and Blackberry […]

Leftover Roast Beef Stroganoff

Leftover Roast Beef Stroganoff

The Sunday Roast I don’t know about you, but I love a Sunday roast. We occasionally have a midweek roast, but it’s rare, and when we do it’s much simpler. But, we have a Sunday roast most weeks. Meat, roast potatoes, roast veggies, mash, stuffing, […]

Roasted Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

Roasted Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

There’s very little that grosses me out like the inside of a pumpkin. I don’t mind the seeds, but that weird stringy stuff is horrible. It feels like I don’t even know what. I’m also slightly confused about whether or not I should eat it?! […]

Apple and Caramel Crumble

Apple and Caramel Crumble

Stodgy Puddings Apple crumble has got to be one of my favourite puddings. I talk all the time about how much I love big stodgy puddings with lashings of custard. I honestly don’t think there’s much better. I usually happily eat things like this all […]

Simple Sausage Pasta Bake

Simple Sausage Pasta Bake

Sausages are probably one of my favourite foods. Honestly, a cheap and cheerful sausage and egg sandwich, sausage pasta, a big German sausage from the Christmas market, all of it. They’re easy to cook, go with everything, they’re cheap, and you can do plenty with […]

Gorgeous Lamb Kleftiko

Gorgeous Lamb Kleftiko

Lamb Kleftiko is indulgent, tasty, filling, and quite simply fantastic. I’ve been to Greece a few times and it’s always been my favourite thing to eat. A big roast joint of lamb is, I guess, pretty warming and wintery. But, Greek food always reminds me […]

Easy One Pot Chicken and Apricot Tagine

Easy One Pot Chicken and Apricot Tagine

So, a tagine is called a tagine, because it’s cooked in a tagine. This isn’t. I haven’t got one. Husband won’t let me have one because he says it will sit in the back of a cupboard and I’ll still make tagines in my cast […]

Easy No Bake Lemon Cheesecake

Easy No Bake Lemon Cheesecake

Cheesecake is one of my great loves. As are lemons. Well, not lemons, no one actually likes lemons. But, lemons as an ingredients or addition (hi gin and tonic!) A few weeks ago, I made an absolutely gorgeous rich chocolate cheesecake. It was the best […]

Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya

Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya

Jambalaya means jumbled up. I think. Please don’t shout at me if that isn’t quite right! It’s exactly my kind of cooking. A bit like a paella or a risotto, everything is just thrown together with some rice and all cooked in the same pan. […]

Healthy Turkey Cottage Pie

Healthy Turkey Cottage Pie

I love really filling, comforting meals. Preferably absolutely packed with carbs and covered in cheese! But, I’m also trying to tone up a bit and get back into my skinny jeans. I can’t give up cake. And I don’t want to count calories or diet, […]