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 [...]

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 [...]

Jamie’s South East Asian Chicken Curry with Fluffy Rice

Now I am slightly biased, I would eat anything Jamie Oliver put in front of me. I have nearly all his books, dvd's, eaten in his restaurants and had a cooking classes at his recipease store. I can honestly say he is the reason I started cooking and growing. His Jamie at home book is [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Spicy Sausage Chilli with Homemade Tortilla Chips

If you want something to warm you on the cold nights look no further. This was going to be one of the meals that I didn't post, then I tasted it. The chilli uses sausage meat which automatically gives more flavour than mince alone. Cumin and smoked paprika add the warmth to the tomato base. [...]