Banana, Coconut and Lime Pancakes

It’s Pancake Day in two days! Have you thought about what pancakes you are going to make? Sweet or savoury? I love English pancakes, they are thin, soft and ready for any filling you want. I believe there are some foods in life that just make you happy, and pancakes are one of them. I…

Sunday Slow Cooked Lamb Stew

Everyone loves a lazy Sunday, or at least a Sunday when you are not slaving away in the kitchen all day long. To me its a day to catch up on everything that I don’t get to do during the week and to find time to take a long walk by the canal, bake a…

Poached eggs, Smashed Avocado and Sour Dough Toast

Weekends are about lazy mornings and great food in my eyes. After a busy week at work, I long to make something comforting that requires a bit more time on a Saturday or Sunday morning. This is not exactly a recipe as you might have seen this everywhere but I had to share it with…

Chicken and Mushroom Roulade wrapped in Parma Ham

I know what you are thinking, ‘that sounds posh!’ But it really isn’t. It’s a great dish to make on the weekend and impress your friends and it can be prepared in advance. I just made this recipe based on what was in my fridge, and you can do the same. Chicken is so versatile…

Healthy Thai Salmon Fishcakes

It’s January and we are all trying to eat a bit lighter after an indulgent December. No more mince pies, cheese boards and pork pies! However there is nothing to say that food has to be boring in January. It’s not all lettuce and boiled eggs. I made Thai salmon fishcakes for dinner and served…

The secret to super smooth Hummus!

Yes that’s right. I have the secret! Although it’s not quite a secret, as it’s all over the internet but I recently discovered a small but vital tip to smooth hummus. I often eat really smooth hummus in Turkish or Lebanese restaurants and cannot get enough of it. I love this creamy dip that goes…

Blueberries…a tasty topping!

We all know that blueberries are super healthy for us, but I have to admit I don’t eat them enough. They can be a bit expensive but I do think are worth it. I bought some recently and they are like tiny bullets of sweetness. Delicious! Of course, the baker in me wanted to cover…

How to make creamy tomato soup…without the cream!

If you want that comforting bowl of creamy tomato soup but don’t like the idea of adding lugs of cream and throwing the calories through the roof, then I have a little tip for you…bread! I love roasted tomato soup and its a great simple dinner or lunch. I place some tomatoes, red onions and…

Herbs! Glorious herbs!

So I have recently started growing my own herbs in the garden (and when I say this I mean my mother in law is looking after them for me. I can’t even look after dried flowers) and I’ve been using them in my cooking more and more. I never realised just how much of a…