Chicken and Mushroom Pie

I got an end of summer cold the other week and as I was starting to recover I really fancied autumnal comfort food and in particular pie. I actually couldn't recall the last time I had a pie. I certainly have never made one before but I thought why not make a pie. I decided... Continue Reading →

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French Style Roast Chicken

I love pretty much anything French and there is nothing I like more than a lazy sunday, where I simply roast a chicken whilst having a nice glass of chilled white wine and watch some romantic french film. You can't beat a well roasted chicken. To make this dish you will need: 1 medium-sized chicken... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Fudge Tart

I've got to admit I can be a bit of cheat sometimes with cooking, purely because I don't always have the time to make everything from scratch. So, when I made this tart I cheated and bought the shortcrust pastry base. If you have the time and don't want to be a cheater you can... Continue Reading →

Chicken Noodle Pho

So I only recently found out that Pho is pronounced "Fuh". For those also not in the know Pho is a fragrant Vietnamese noodle soup, usually made with beef or chicken. I love this dish. I tend to have it when I want something fresh, healthy and full of flavour. It's probably wrong of me... Continue Reading →

Prawn Pil-Pil

I absolutely love this Spanish dish and it's so easy to make. I first had this dish as a child on a family holiday in Nerja, Spain and loved it. It screams Spanish coastal town to me. Since then I tried to find the recipe to make it myself. The version below is my adaptation of... Continue Reading →

Chimichurri sauce

I just can't have my steak without this Argentine condiment.  Chimichurri is a pesto-like sauce. You can use it to accompany steak and other meats. To make the sauce you will need: 2 garlic cloves bunch of parsley - roughly chopped 1/2 teaspoons of dried oregano 1 shallot - chopped 1/2 teaspoon of chilli flakes... Continue Reading →

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