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Tag: recipes

January – The month of restraint

healthy chicken, broccoli and spinach pasta

A bit late with this but, Happy New Year! I hope everyone thoroughly enjoyed the festive period. I am jubilant to be back fully in the kitchen recipe testing, filming, editing & writing. I have a few exciting new projects in the pipe line for 2020. Details on which will be coming shortly. We are …

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One pan chicken with Braised Rice & Peas

Roast chicken thighs with braised rice and peas

A simple meal with delicious and cosy flavours. This one pan recipe is a great kitchen de-stresser, it just requires a little work at the beginning then pop it into the oven to do the rest. The rice is easily fluffed up with a fork and the peas and leaks give a mellow sweet flavour. …

Chocolate Banana Cake (Vegan Recipe)

vegan chocolate banana cake

The cake is light, fluffy and moist and so tender. The frosting is a doddle to make and is very easy to work with it makes icing a cake almost easy.

Toad in the Hole with Onion Gravy

toad in the hole with onion gravy

Cosy & Comforting Toad in the Hole with a shortcut stress free onion gravy.

Guacamole Eggs – One of my favourite breakfasts

chorizo and guacamole breakfast eggs

It consists of soft oozy poached egg on a bed of creamy smashed avocado with a confetti of warm chorizo sprinkled over and drizzled with a chilli butter sauce.

Chicken, Broccoli & Spinach Pasta

healthy chicken, broccoli and spinach pasta

This is the sort of meal I want after a good gym session. Easy & Quick. It is loosely based on a pesto but contains no fat, instead using the starchy water the pasta has cooked in to combine and blitz into a sauce. I do often sprinkle some toasted pine nuts or flaked almonds …

Autumnal Cake

Autumnal Cake

The nights are drawing in, cold dark evenings and we are firmly in the season of the pumpkin. My Autumnal cake started life out as a warmly spiced pumpkin cake but did require a lot of work. Thankfully however, I discovered cans of pumpkin puree, unfortunately though this has become increasing more difficult to come …

Fish Tacos

I absolutely love doing the sort of food that involves lots having plates and bowls dotted over the table filled with picky things, when I have friends over. It is relaxing and cosy and always helps when you have a crowd, if you’re not sure about what your guests like and don’t like this helps …

The Best Chocolate Brownies

These are the best most chocolaty, gooey and fudgy brownies They are no more difficult to make than that of those that come from a box but have a much superior taste. Brownies

Lidl Food Magazine

I am very pleased to be featured in Journal.ie Lidl Food Magazine. You can check the it out here. I share five of my favourite recipes that are quick and easy to make.