Dinner

Creamy Sausage Pasta with Flat Mushrooms

Creamy Sausage Pasta with Flat Mushrooms

This creamy sausage pasta comes together in just twenty minutes. A great family friendly meal. This recipe uses one of my favourite cheats, cream cheese. Whether you choose the light or full fat version, it’s basically a cheese sauce in a box. So long as […]

15 Minute Spiced Tomato Poached Eggs

15 Minute Spiced Tomato Poached Eggs

This spiced tomato poached eggs recipe would be great for breakfast, lunch or tea (or any time in between). Poached eggs for dinner! It is said that variety is the spice of life, and in this house we like to vary our proteins. We have […]

Quick Vegetable Couscous

Quick Vegetable Couscous

Vegetable couscous abounds in the supermarket in lots of flavours – try making your own nutritious version, using up veggies from the fridge. Those packets of instant vegetable couscous are tempting, aren’t they? Here’s my take – a flavourful bowl of couscous full of flavour […]

One Pot Tuna Pasta with a Creamy Sauce

One Pot Tuna Pasta with a Creamy Sauce

This one pot tuna pasta is ready in under half an hour – perfect for busy weeknights. Making a white sauce with a roux is so last century! I know, I know, there is a place for them I’m sure. The fat will add an […]

Spanish Style Chickpeas and Chorizo

Spanish Style Chickpeas and Chorizo

This smoky spanish style chickpeas and chorizo skillet is ready in just 30 minutes. We bought a packet of shredded cooking chorizo for a quick weekend lunch a couple of weeks ago, and it happened to be a  double packet. I planned to use the […]

Microwave Pasta Sauce – Mushroom and Salami

Microwave Pasta Sauce – Mushroom and Salami

A really easy microwave pasta sauce that takes only a little more time than the pasta. It’s so tempting to just use a jar of sauce, isn’t it? Yes, they’re full of sugar and salt, but you know the flavour will be well balanced. You […]

Cheesy Baked Chicken Chunks

Cheesy Baked Chicken Chunks

Cheesy baked chicken is an easy way to cook moist, flavoursome chicken.     I love poached chicken, don’t you? Falling apart tender in only 20 minutes, just thicken up the poaching liquid with some cornflour paste and you’re done.   What, no cornflour?   […]

Vegetable Omelette – an Easy Weeknight Recipe

Vegetable Omelette – an Easy Weeknight Recipe

A really simple vegetable omelette with all the nutrition of home cooked food.   Myself and the toddler went on an adventure at the weekend. My husband was working, so we got on the train and went to the zoo. Trains, animals and ice cream […]

Simple Baked Cajun Salmon with Wedges

Simple Baked Cajun Salmon with Wedges

Simple Cajun Salmon – an easy weeknight treat. What are your Friday night dinners like? Do you just throw some fish fingers and chips in the oven? I must admit we sometimes do that, and my toddler does love that sort of food. If you feel […]

Easy Spiced Sausage and Squash Bake

Easy Spiced Sausage and Squash Bake

An easy autumnal celebration of sausage and squash. We recently started getting our vegetables delivered from a local greengrocers. They have such a great variety of seasonal produce! I was unable to resist one vegetable in particular – the assorted seasonal squashes. Butternut squash, whilst […]



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