Allotment Veg, Sausage & Feta Tray Bake

It’s that time of the year (July) where allotment keepers really start to reap the rewards of all the hard graft – sometimes, and dare I moan, too many rewards! If like me you have a habit of planting far too many squash and courgette plants you’ll soon learn to incorporate them into every meal……

Breakfast Baked Eggs

Eggs are an obvious and pretty good choice for breakfast, but once you’ve fried, poached, scrambled and boiled they can get quite boring! Ideal for a leisurely breakfast or brunch, these smokey bakes eggs will really hit the spot. Serve with your favourite toasted crusty bread dipped into a lovely runny yolk! Because you are…

Prosecco, Prawn & Chorizo Risotto

Having eaten a rather bland risotto in a so called Italian restaurant many years ago – i’ll add it was the first time I had tried one! –  I was so disappointed that I NEVER cooked it, chose it or recommended it. I just didn’t get it. Truth is, I still find risottos rather bland…

The “Pizza” Omelette

Yes…you read it right! Stay with me.. its not as crazy as you think! In short this is a cross between an omelette, Spanish tortilla and a frittata. Besides being very easy, quick and cheap to make the best thing about this is you can make it with pretty much whatever you have in your…

Skillet Pork Loin Steaks with Rich Brandy Sauce

This pretty dish is not only tasty but cheap to make! Impress your family and guests without breaking the bank! I really like pork, I’ve said it before I’ll say it again…it really is pretty much as versatile as chicken and often cheaper. You could try this using chops, a tender loin, rib steaks or…

Skillet Chicken Potato Pot Pie

OK its not a true pie, nor even a true pot pie – but when you’re wheat free and/or being health conscious pastry – of any sorts is a no no … plus you’d probably serve your “pie” with potatoes anyway…right?   This one pot, skillet cooked pie alternative is a tasty, hearty, creamy and…

Spanish Chicken Bake

So let me paint you a mental picture, one I am sure you can sympathise with… Its been a tough, long and frankly awful day, you fancy something hearty, full of flavour, satisfying and most importantly quick to prepare and even quicker to clean up!  This one pot bake is the ideal solution whether cooking…

Tuna Pasta Bake for Grown Ups

OK so I know what you’re thinking…tuna pasta bake? Admittedly in my younger years as a student I loved this stuff! In a sachet or in a jar, I didn’t care I just fancied it!  This dish is super satisfying and sometimes you know only a pasta bake is going to hit the spot!  As…