Beef Meatball Goulash With Rice

Originating from medieval Hungary, Goulash is a deep, rich, belter of a dish. Back in the 9th century goulash was eaten by Hungarian shepherds. They would take cooked, seasoned meat and dry it in the sun to preserve it. Then they would store it in bags made from sheep stomachs. When they wanted to eat [...]

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Caribbean Spicy Sausages

Just try and stop your mouth watering. Look at the colours, vibrant, fresh and what it all boils down to, damn tasty. Take a good old English tradition and turn it on its head. This dish did it perfectly. Spicy sausages with roasted vegetables samothered in mango chutney and jerk seasoning revive this often dull and [...]

Jamie’s Traybaked Chicken with Smoky Peppers, Onions and Tomatoes

Before making this I thought it was missing something, potatoes, couscous, anything. There didn't seem to be enough food for a dinner. I'm wrong again. It was satisfying, fresh and super tasty.  Maybe I have conditioned myself that the bigger the plate of food the better, or the more satisfying. In my head your [...]

Lamb and Chickpea Curry

In previous posts when I said you only need a few ingredients to make a great meal you know, keep it simple.. scrap that, because this little beauty took my opinion, chewed it up and spat it back in my face. I will go as far to say this is in my top three meals [...]

Chicken Fajitas with Pickled Chilli and Zesty Sour Cream

Tender chicken, soft red peppers and onion, zesty sour cream green chilli and cheddar cheeser. A wholemeal wrap Contains the goodness. This had so much going for it, in the end though we both agreed the fajita packs you can get that has everything in are actually better. The only thing I can think of [...]

Pan Seared Sea Bass with New Potatoes and Cucumber-Dill Relish

Soft creamy potatoes, succulent flaky fish with a crispy skin. Fresh crisp lettuce and a zingy relish to bring the dish to life. You want a midweek, healthy, easy, quick dinner, then look no further. Chop and boil potatoes, done. Pan fry fish until skin is crispy and flesh is white, done. Toss lettuce leaves [...]