Chicken Cashew Nut

Chicken Cashew Nut

Most of us who love Chinese or Asian style food will have ordered chicken cashew nut many times. We really love this chicken cashew nut recipe, it has a great amount of sauce and the chicken is really moist inside from being covered in corn flour (maizena) before...

Spicy one pot eggs and tomato breakfast

Spicy one pot eggs and tomato breakfast

We have been eating late breakfasts as part of an intermittent fasting exercise during lockdown, for fear of really packing on the pounds. Brunch is a big meal which means we havn't eaten for about 16 hours. We most often have a traditional style breakfast/brunch...

Roast stuffed butternut

Roast stuffed butternut

This recipe was an experiment which really turned out incredibly well. I felt like a different type of vegetable dish after a 2 weeks of lockdown. We had been making stir fries, saute veggies and the always present well baked potato, and however delicious those things...

2 very easy Pasta sauces in 10 minutes

2 very easy Pasta sauces in 10 minutes

I came across a bag of frozen chicken ravioli from Mafiosi in the Bluebird shopping centre (an amazing little family run Italian restaurant and deli) and wanted to make something simple and bit special, so I decided to make 2 quick and easy pasta sauces so that we...

Tashas Hyde Park Creamy bacon and Mushrooms on Toast

Tashas Hyde Park Creamy bacon and Mushrooms on Toast

Before lockdown we would go to Tasha's in Hyde Park on the weekends to have their creamy mushrooms and bacon on toast, served with poched eggs. It is such an incredibly tasty meal, we just cannot get enough of it. I didn't know until recently that each Tashas has one...

Chicken, leek and mushroom pie

Chicken, leek and mushroom pie

I made this chicken pie the other night and it is becoming a favourite. It really is very simple, takes about 20-30 mins of preperation and 30 mins in the oven. Don't be tempted to leave out the cream or ask what to substitute it with, it makes a huge difference and...

Slow cooker fall off the bone leg of lamb

Slow cooker fall off the bone leg of lamb

Since discovering the joys of a slow cooker I have made a few things but none are as easy and delicious as this fall off the bone slow cooker leg of lamb recipe. It is moist, comes off the bone with tongs and tastes incredible. We are huge potato eaters in our house...

Oxtail with red wine recipe

Oxtail with red wine recipe

This was a really amazing recipe which is really simple to make. You do need to keep an eye on it to make sure that there is enough liquid to slowly braise the oxtail and make it fall off the bone tender. I am that bloke who buys great oxtail whenever I see it at a...