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Mamas Lasagna Recipe

Mamas Lasagna Recipe

Every now and then a recipe comes along that you just have to print and keep, bookmark or do whatever you need to so that you do not lose it and this old fashioned Lasagna recipe is one of those easy recipes. Don't be put off by the number of ingredients, you will...

Christmas recipes

Christmas recipes

I have had so many requests for Christmas recipes again this year that I thought I would re-post the whole lot in one entry. Some of my best memories are around the table at Christmas time with the table groaning under all the delicious things to eat. It is so worth...

Cheesecake with a chocolate crust

Cheesecake with a chocolate crust

Baked cheesecakes have been irresistible to me since I first had a slice in New York 24 years ago and this recipe, which has a chocolate biscuit base and creamy texture that includes condensed milk is just what the doctor ordered when you need a distraction. What you...

Summer time chicken salad

Summer time chicken salad

This is a great little salad that will have your family and friends going back again and again. It’s been so hot lately, I thought I’d do a salad with some fruit and to follow on, a few of those yummy truffles on some ice cream. (Valentines day is just around the corner as well) It’s really foolproof and fantastically fresh and delicious.

Sticky Pork Ribs

Sticky Pork Ribs

Ribs are an absolute favourite of mine. To me nothing compares to ribs that have great flavour and tender enough to fall off the bone when you bite down. These ribs have all the elements that make a great rib. It is sticky, chewy, sweet and sour with a hint of the...

Slow-Cooked Beef Short Ribs

Slow-Cooked Beef Short Ribs

Beef short ribs are the ideal replacement for lamb shanks. Not only are they so tasty they are also quite affordable. Don’t be put off by the sinew and fat in the cut; they disappear when cooked in the wine and stock. The end result being a tender mouth watering dish...

Mushroom and cheese sauce

Mushroom and cheese sauce

This is one of my favourite recipes for the simple fact that it tastes really yummy and it takes no less than 10 minutes to make.    As working woman we don’t always have much time to prepare big gourmet meals for our families.  With this recipe you can put a...

Chicken Leek and Ham pie

Chicken Leek and Ham pie

I made these pies along with the Greek Lamb shanks and Lemon Flans for a dinner party of 23 people the other night and it went down a real treat. You can prepare the filling the night before and then just cover with the pastry and pop it in the oven half an hour...

Black Cherry Tiramisu

Black Cherry Tiramisu

This is a non alcoholic Tiramisu that worked so well the friends and family were groaning at the table, taking "just one more little piece". It really is very simple and the only thing you need to be a little careful with is not turning the egg yolks into scrambled...