Potato Salad

I’ve been having rather a lot of barbecues lately and unless you’ve been living in a hole, you probably have too. Even in between the summer showers there have been plenty of opportunities to light up the coals. The classic British barbecue always comes with a classic selection of sides and there’s often a potato…

Prawn Salad with Dill & Paprika Lunchbox

Cooked prawns are a brilliant ingredient for quick salads and lunches, a great source of protein and really good for you. I’ve done a Sweet Chilli Prawn lunchbox on the blog before so I wanted to keep this one different. Rather than relying on a sauce for the main flavour, this time I’ve gone for…

Cous Cous with Mozzarella & Mediterranean Veg Lunchbox

So if, like me, you’ve been getting a bit sick of my lunch boxes being salad after salad, here’s a delightfully refreshing change. Sometimes (particularly in this cold, wet, vile British weather) you just want something a bit more substantial for your lunch. I’ve found that cous cous can be a little bit of a…

Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushrooms absolutely have to be up there near the top of my list of favourite foods. I love a mushroom risotto and mushrooms with pasta especially, but a nice big stuffed portobello mushroom makes a really nice side dish for a great variety of meals. Blue cheese goes perfectly with mushrooms and I’ve used a…

Traditional Fish Pie

Fish pie is one of my favourite dinners, I make it regularly and in so many different variations but when I decided to share it on the blog I thought I’d go down the traditional route as it’s simple, tasty and can’t be beaten. Everyone loves simple hearty home cooking done properly and this version…