Asparagus & Pistachio Risotto
Asparagus & Pistachio Risotto
My wife is a pistachio fiend. If I leave a bowl on the side and turn my back, the bowl will be empty by the time I turn back around. It seemed only...
Avocado & Asparagus Miso Salad
Avocado & Asparagus Miso Salad
A good dressing can absolutely transform any salad to greatness. It is the fundimental flavour maker and can often be the binder to disjointed...
Banana Choc Chip Muffins
Banana Choc Chip Muffins
There seems to have been a huge resurgence in production of banana bread during covid-19 lockdown. While banana bread is delicious, its dangerously...
Butternut Squash & Hazelnut Salad
Butternut Squash & Hazelnut Salad
It's the first day of October as I write. Some of the leaves are just starting to fall off the trees on the streets near our house. The air is...
Chicken Livers on Toast
Chicken Livers on Toast
Offal is often overlooked and therefore is exceptionally good value especially as its packed full of nutrients. Without a doubt, my favourite offal...
Chimichurri
Chimichurri
Chimichurri, while iconic and synonimous with Argentina and Argentine steak houses, has no set formula. It is a table sauce which is made uniquely...
Crab Mac 'n' Cheese
Crab Mac 'n' Cheese
Everyone loves a comfoting, carb filled pasta dish from time to time. My wife, a lover of tomatoes, and I often dine on divine Italian concoctions...
Easy 5-Minute Hummus
Easy 5-Minute Hummus
An absolute staple and sold in vast quantities in supermarkets globally, but it is also incredibly easy to make yourself in no time at all. When...
Homemade Marinara Sauce
Homemade Marinara Sauce
This simple and delicious marinara sauce is a great staple. You can use this in a multitude of other recipes or just have it on a humble bowl of...
Homemade Toffee Popcorn
Homemade Toffee Popcorn
It’s movie night and you want a quick snack. Popcorn is such a cheap and easy nibble to knock up. Personally I’m more keen on savoury options, but...
Italian Style Meatballs
Italian Style Meatballs
My take on a timeless classic. Italian style meatballs are a truly heartwarming dish. One of those warming dishes that bring warmth even on a cold...
Lemon Meringue Ice Cream
Lemon Meringue Ice Cream
A summery twist of one of my all time favourite deserts: Lemon Meringue Pie. The tart sour lemon curd combined with sweet and crispy meringue is...
Mum's Lemon Meringue Pie
Mum's Lemon Meringue Pie
I always loved it when my late grandfather was due for dinner. My mother would, more often than not, whip up his (and my) favourite...
Mum's Traditional Sticky Toffee Pudding
Mum's Traditional Sticky Toffee Pudding
My wife absolutely adores sticky toffee pudding and will always seek it out on every menu when we dine out. Although absolutely delicious,...
Perfect Meringues
Perfect Meringues
The Italians choose to use a hot sugar syrup, while the French stick to cold sugar; this recipe is half way between the two. By heating the...
Pistachio & Cardamom Ice Cream
Pistachio & Cardamom Ice Cream
A good curry night is hard to beat. After lots of spicy food, dessert isn't always what's on the mind, however a smooth and pallet cleansing sweet...
Sticky Toffee Pudding Ice Cream
Sticky Toffee Pudding Ice Cream
Freshly steamed sticky toffee pudding brings warmth on many a winter night, yet my wife's passion for sticky toffee pudding  seems to be...
Strawberry & Basil Ice Cream with Balsamic Strawberries
Strawberry & Basil Ice Cream with Balsamic Strawberries
A hint of basil produces a wonderful grownup twist to a classic strawberry ice cream, and the addition of balsamic strawberries to garnish...
Thai Green Curry Paste
Thai Green Curry Paste
The wonderful aromas of a Thai curry perfume the air as it bubbles away in a pot on the stove transporting you away to faraway lands. If you ask me:...
Ultimate Chocolate Ice Cream
Ultimate Chocolate Ice Cream
How can just 5 simple ingredients combine to become this heavenly? Centuries ago they may have thought this to be magical, but since the birth of...
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