Pasta is one of those things that seems to divide the nation, most people either love it or they find it utterly bland and boring. I'm here today to challenge those in the latter category because when I've spoken to people who find pasta bland and boring, it's usually as a result of being exposed … Continue reading Let’s talk about pasta!
Hello, hello! This one isn't so much me sharing my tips as asking for them, as I've branched out into a whole new world. We all have to learn at some point but so often, we see perfect recipes online and have no idea why ours turn out differently. So here's where I'm at... Have … Continue reading Experiment: Rose Panna Cotta with Rhuarb
Now I don't want you to think I'm a packet addict but I have once again tried out a packet mix that I found in the supermarket. With hindsight, had I checked the ingredients and what I needed to add to the packet, I would have seen that this is essentially a packet of flour … Continue reading Delicious, Gluten Free, Cheesy Dough Balls
The other day, in my usual food-is-always-on-my-mind way, I got to thinking that I hadn't created or eaten anything with sausage meat in a while. (No naughty jokes please!) I did a bit of Googling and I found that lots of people use Italian sausage, etc. to stuff peppers and decided that I could do … Continue reading Recipe: Sausage Stuffed Peppers
Hello and thank you if you are a returning reader. I've had some lovely words of encouragement thus far, so I'll keep on posting food-related bits and bobs in the hope that they're useful to someone! Today, I'll share with you the recipe I used for a cottage pie I knocked up the other day. … Continue reading Recipe: Cottage Pie (Healthy)
You've probably encountered dal (dahl) in your local Indian restaurant but you might not have thought about making it yourself. Well, I'm here to tell you that I think it's an incredibly cost-effective, healthy dish that you can knock up pretty easily so I think you should give it a try. What you'll need: Lentils … Continue reading Cheap, Healthy, Quick: Dal Recipe
Now before I get started on this, I would like to give full credit to Madeleine Shaw as this one is not my recipe but me attempting to make something healthy to feed my parents, based on her recipe. This was my first bash at this and I have to say, it was dead easy … Continue reading The Second Sterling Effort: Turkey Meatballs with Noodles
I thought I'd start with an easy one, and one that went remarkably well - just so you feel like I might have something useful to say at some point! Now I don't know about you but I find water much more palatable when it has a flavour but I've noticed that the usual squashes, … Continue reading My First Adventure: Rhubarb Cordial