Category: Course

Potato Salad with Candied Bacon bits

Potato and Candied Bacon salad

When all things spoke the potato said, ‘set me warm, dig me warm, eat me warm, that’s all i want.’ I couldn’t agree more with this age-old Irish proverb! Who doesn’t love a great dish that comes from the most humblest of origins: the potato.

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Spicy Mulled Wine

Spicy Mulled Wine

Growing up I though that mulled wine was just plain and simply very wrong. Then I moved to the UK ten years ago and I discovered that I was the one in the wrong!

Quail Scotch Eggs

Quail's Scotch Egg

I cannot stand an over-boiled egg! The moment you bite into a blue-boiled egg the struggle begins…

Smokey Barbecue Chicken and Potato Bake

Meat and potatoes.  That is what life is all about.  Meat and potatoes.  If you chuck in some cheese then life would be perfect!

Green Thai Chicken Curry

Thai Green Curry

Homemade curries just fill the house with an amazing aroma.

B-A-N-A-N-A… bread

Banana Bread

Every time I watch Despicable Me I have to chuckle when Dave yells: ‘B-A-N-A-N-A!’
To me there it only means one thing…  Let’s bake!

The best steak sandwich ever!

Steak sandwich

Who doesn’t love a good steak?  Put the steak in-between two pieces of (homemade) bread, add some bits and bops and you have yourself the best steak sandwich ever!

Freshly baked bread

Is there anything more comforting than having the rich smell of freshly baked bread waft through the house?

Homemade Tomato Sauce for Pizza

Homemade pizza with homemade tomato pizza sauce

No pizza is complete without a little red sauce to pave the way to a culinary taste explosion – here is my version…

Homemade pizza dough

Homemade pizza

Can you smell it yet?  That rich bready smell that wafts through the air as scorching heat gradually transforms it into a crisp golden hue of forbidden deliciousness…

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