Mushroom & Lentil Lasagne

Throughout my years as a blogger, my most constant and best source of inspiration has been other bloggers. As much as I love my cookbooks, my food magazines and my Saturday morning cooking shows, I love to see what other people are making in their own homes as part of their own busy, real lives….

Minty Coleslaw with a Kick

Coleslaw is a bit of a controversial subject in my house. I hated coleslaw a child. I knew nothing other than the standard supermarket tubs and it just looked like weird creamy slop that I didn’t want to eat. It wasn’t until later in life when I tried slightly less unappetising looking coleslaw that I…

Mustard Chicken Pasta

I’d like to introduce you to one of my new favourite midweek meals, mustard chicken pasta. I’m a bit fed up of my usual go-to pasta dinner, pesto plus any veggies and cooked meats or fish I have in the fridge. It’s a great quick and easy dinner and seriously scrummy but I am definitely…

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…

Creamy Salmon Pasta

 This dish is a really good staple for a healthy mid week dinner. It’s really quick and easy to do and makes a great dinner for one as well as being easy to multiply to make enough for the whole family, it’s a great dish for kids. This dish is creamy, light and healthy whilst…

Bean & Potato Salad Lunchbox

So I’ve finally gotten over my seafood phase and we’ve just got a pure veggie lunchbox this week. This was actually leftover from dinner the night before, where I’d had a selection of salads, dips and some smoked mackerel. I probably would have put some of the mackerel in with this lunch but we’d used…

Fish Stew with Salmon and Smoked Mackerel

This recipe came about entirely by accident when I wanted to make fish pie one evening. I had 2 salmon fillets in the fridge that needed using up and a couple of smoked mackerel fillets.. but then I realised I didn’t have any large potatoes for mashing and the shops were closed so I had…