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Christmas Nut Roast

Christmas Nut Roast

Vitamix challenged me to make a main course fit for Christmas Day using my blender and, no, it couldn’t be soup! Scroll down just how easy it is to make nut roast in a Vitamix. Christmas dinner One of the most stressful meals you will ever…

Spiced Pumpkin Soup

Spiced Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin spice isn’t just for lattes! Check out this recipe for a sweet but savoury Spiced Pumpkin Soup, perfect for the cold autumn months. In the last few days there has been a real change in our little corner of the London suburbs. The leaves…

Killer Mexican Mac and Cheese

Killer Mexican Mac and Cheese

This Killer Mexican Mac and Cheese is fully loaded with all of your favourite Tex-Mex flavours. Find out how to make it below. Mac and Cheese but MEXICAN! Nailed it! Seriously. I’ve proper nailed this one. There’s no doubt that the American’s are king of…

BBQ Portobello Mushroom and Black Bean Burgers

BBQ Portobello Mushroom and Black Bean Burgers

These BBQ Portobello Mushroom and Black Bean Burgers are, rich, full of flavour and chunky! Whether you’re a long-term veggie or looking for #MeatlessMonday inspiration you will love these meaty burgers! What’s in a veggie burger? In my experience there are two types of veggie…

Girolles on Toast with Streaky Bacon – Shake Up Your Wake Up

Girolles on Toast with Streaky Bacon – Shake Up Your Wake Up

Shake Up Your Wake Up this Breakfast Week with my recipe for Girolles on Toast with Streaky Bacon. The week (24th – 30th January) is National Breakfast Week in the UK and tomorrow signals the start of the annual Shake Up Your Wake Up Campaign.…

Simple Slow Cooker Caramelised Onions

Simple Slow Cooker Caramelised Onions

One of the things that annoys me most when reading recipes is the suggestion that onions can be caramelised in 15 minutes or less. Now…if you go back over some of my historic recipes I’m sure I’ve made this faux pas myself. But, I was…

Portobello Mushroom and Lentil Salad with Lemon Dressing

Portobello Mushroom and Lentil Salad with Lemon Dressing

Mushroom and Lentil Salad a sophisticated salad full of refined flavours, delicious served as a side dish or as a vegetarian main course. This weekend I went back to my home-town to celebrate the christening of my eldest cousin’s baby boy. His name is Alikae…

How to make the Perfect Pickled Onions in time for Christmas

How to make the Perfect Pickled Onions in time for Christmas

Pickled onions are so simple to make at home and taste way better than those you can buy in the supermarkets. Scroll down for my full proof recipe. A Christmas classic Pickles are always present on our Christmas buffet table. Just the sight of a…

Winter Pearl Barley and Butternut Squash Risotto (v)

Winter Pearl Barley and Butternut Squash Risotto (v)

This pearly barley and butternut squash risotto is the perfect midweek meal for when its cold and grey outside. Scroll down for the recipe. A winter warmer A couple of weeks ago I was rifling through our kitchen cupboards in a fit of hunger. I…

Lentil Lasagne

Lentil Lasagne

Last week I re-blogged my Aubergine and Pesto Bake. After a tough 6 months I’m looking back on my past and trying to improve myself and I’ve decided to reflect this in the blog. Today I’m returning to my recipe for Lentil Lasagne. The recipe…