Chilli Con Carne

This recipe would make a great meal for anyone at phase 2 of the SBD. TIP: If your little one doesn’t like the taste of minced beef as does mine try adding a little ketchup to their portion it sweetens the meat slightly so madam or monsieur fussy may actually eat it. Here’s what I…

Quick Prawn Stir Fried Rice

Having spent a fabulously fun day out and about I didn’t give cooking much of a thought (very naughty I know!) and once I finally popped the fridge door open to my horror I didn’t have much in there – so it was time to improvise and get creative. So here’s what I did with…

Slow cook Pork & Spinach Curry

I must admit I am not much of a Pork fan, and this is probably one of a few dishes that I cook using pork. Personally I love a hot and spicy curry, and the best way to get a nice spice is to add the chillies early on in the cooking process, Ideally right…

Carrot, Cumin and Daal Soup

Daal is an important everyday food for many Indians, Bangladeshis, Pakistanis and Sri Lankans, it is basically a preparation of pulse, ie lentils, peas and beans, cooked as a thick stew or soup, regularly eaten with chapatis, rice or naan bread. Usually to make a traditional “Daal” A thorka is done which distinguishes the lentils…

Easy Meatballs in Garlic Tomato sauce with Spaghetti

This is probably the easiest & foolproof meatball recipe that I have tried..and the results are great too.. The meatballs are succulent and full of flavour and are a perfect match with this garlicky tomato sauce. This will make about 30 meatballs – if that is too much for what you need right now, why…

Chicken & vegetable puff pie

This is a totally yummy chicken pie that you could prep and keep in the fridge for a day or 2 until its needed. Pack it out with any of your favourite veg or keep it as simple as a chicken and mushroom pie! Here’s what I used: 1 Tbsp sunflower oil 600g chicken breast…