Bangladeshi Lamb Biryani

An amazingly tasty and super easy Biryani. A few tweaks by the team at HelloFresh and it's now super easy. I loved this dish there, was so much flavour. I am sure using chunks of lamb rather than lamb mince would be more traditional and change the whole makeup of the dish. The mince though [...]

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Thai Spiced Stargazer

This is a great meal, the stargazer is a fantastically flavourful fish. If you can't find it you could substitute it for monk fish. The other flavours are strong so you need a fish that can handle its own on the plate. In the wild the stargazer is an amazing fish that can be venomous [...]

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 [...]

Chicken Pesto Salad

Normally you can attribute the success of a dish to a particular ingredient. This however lets every ingredient share the stage. You can leave out one or more of the ingredients but each one adds its own voice to the choir.Using my last salad post as a base, (Check it out HERE) make it a full [...]

Sun Dried Tomato, Beetroot and Feta Salad

Bored of lettuce, tomato and cucumber salads? Me too. Try this. Beetroot, its the vegetable equivalent to Marmite. And like Marmite, I absolutely love it. Couple that with one of the best flavours in the world, sun dried tomatoes, and you have an amazing salad. Spinach and rocket make the bed, on top of that [...]

Chorizo, Tomato and Egg 

So I have been away for a while. The reason being we have lapsed into some old habits. Eating habits. Long story short I am now on a health kick. I need to lose a good couple of stone, at least. So, now I am eating good, healthy, fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. [...]

Minted Lamb and Feta Burgers With a Crunchy Salad

Normally when I want a burger I want cheddar cheese, blue cheese, bacon, black pudding, burger sauce, mayo, ketchup, mustard, cooked onion, raw onion, onion rings,  lettuce, rocket and any other accompaniment you could think of, not all at once obviously although I wouldn't say no to trying that. So when I looked at this recipe I wasn't expecting much. A [...]