Caramelised Halloumi with Minted Freekeh Pilaf and Roasted Red Pepper

Apart from in Cyprus where it originated the UK has apparently exceeded all other european countries in its consumption of Halloumi cheese. It's not hard to understand why. This is my second favourite cheese behind the mighty cheddar. Actually joint second with Feta, I do love a bit of Feta... and mozzarella you can't beat [...]

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Grilled Chicken With Saffron Spiced Freekeh and Zahtar Dressing

This dish received a lot of hype before I cooked it, it looks and sounds like it was going to be packed with flavour. However, it wasn't the case. I really enjoyed it and would happily recommend it. My wife and brother on the other hand were left underwhelmed. By the time I plated this up I [...]

Bacon Chilli and Butternut Squash Risotto

This risotto is light, fresh and so tasty I nearly didn't share it with my wife. (her portion may have been slightly smaller than mine.. no more than a couple of tablespoons..three max.. and a few extra bits of squash.. whats four tablespoons when you love someone) So once you have chopped your onion, garlic,parsley, [...]

Jamie’s Grilled Steak with Herby Brown Rice

Steak that melts in your mouth matched with roasted red pepper, feta cheese and pistachio's, need I say more. As I grow older and with the more steak I eat I am finding that I need to cook it less and less. Even since I started the blog, at the beginning I would have said [...]