Simple Tex-Mex Chilli

Ideal for all these rainy days we seem to be having this summer. Where has the summer gone? It’s July for fuck’s sake. Not bloody April! Anyway,  with Tuesday being a mix of sun and rain, and having to use a package of minced beef from the fridge, I decided to cook a pot of … Continue reading Simple Tex-Mex Chilli

Orchard Roast Lamb

An absofuckinglutely brilliant way of roasting lamb. This way of cooking lamb has long been in my Mum’s repertoire, and it is gradually becoming part of mine. Mum saw this being cooked on a television show years agop, I see from her notes that it was from a show that has a vicar. Very cryptic … Continue reading Orchard Roast Lamb

Best Ever Bolognese

A healthier version of an Italian classic. Sorry for the flurry of sweet treats on here over the past few months, especially since I’m on a weight loss regime. I shall try to keep these to a minimum these days. Anyway, back to business. One of the first things I did on joining Slimming World … Continue reading Best Ever Bolognese

Easy Midweek Paella

A great storecupboard supper that’s ideal for the winter months. Although, having said that, I have made this in the summer and I enjoyed it then too. This is one of those recipes that is easily adaptable to whatever you got in the fridge. I once made this using skinned Cumberland pork sausages, sliced chorizo … Continue reading Easy Midweek Paella

Sausage Ragu

Oh how I loathe the term “signature dish”, it makes me cringe and want to give up cooking. But then I wouldn’t  be a food blogger anymore, would I?  Anyway here is my, cringe, signature dish. A bloody tasty sauce for any type of short pasta, penne (tubes) or conchiglie (shells) work best, all those … Continue reading Sausage Ragu