Courgetti with spinach Pesto and Mushrooms

This recipe was inspired by a pasta salad I had recently from Aldi, it included spinach in the pesto recipe so I thought I’d give it a go and make my own. The idea was to have it for lunch and I wanted to make it a little lighter so I went for courgetti insteadContinue reading “Courgetti with spinach Pesto and Mushrooms”

Strawberry Cheesecake

Another one I made for father’s day. Cant go wrong with a no bake strawberry and vanilla cheesecake – yum! If you’re not a baker or a regular in the kitchen, this is perfect for you. Minimal effort, maximum effect. Mood: In need of something sweet and feel good (Strawberries are a good mood food!)Continue reading “Strawberry Cheesecake”

Easy Apple Pie

My dad loves apple pie and custard, so for Father’s Day I just had to make him his favourite! I remember back in school in cooking class, apple pie was always one dish they’d make! Really took me back but I added a secret ingredient.. maple syrup! Yum! Mood: in need of a comforting andContinue reading “Easy Apple Pie”

Creamy Prawn Linguine

Super quick and easy linguine when you don’t have much time! It’s the end of the week and we’re due to go shopping so I reached into the fridge for whatever we had left… Threw this together and it went down a treat! Mood: In need of something simply delicious in a rush! INGREDIENTS:-Linguine-150ml CremeContinue reading “Creamy Prawn Linguine”

Chewy Gooey Brownies with White Chocolate Buttons

I have been craving brownies for weeks now – but I’m trying to be good… HOWEVER… recently I’ve had a few reasons to celebrate and how better to do that than with some delicious brownies! I’ve used this recipe for a while and have no idea where I got it from to be honest –Continue reading “Chewy Gooey Brownies with White Chocolate Buttons”

Sardines and Linguine

So it was Sunday night and the food shopping was due at 9.30pm! We usually shop for the week on Saturday or Friday but this week I managed to get a delivery slot and so had very little planned for Sunday night – so, it was time to rummage through the cupboard to see whatContinue reading “Sardines and Linguine”

Duck Breast and Dauphinois Potatoes

This is one of my favourite dishes. I love both duck breast and dauphinois potatoes. We also served this with some honey glazed carrots and parsnips and added some freshness with pea shoots. It truly is very simple to do too 😁 Mood: feeling fancy INGREDIENTS: • Duck breast • Potatoes (I used Jersey Royals)Continue reading “Duck Breast and Dauphinois Potatoes”

Homemade Fish and Chips

Fish and chips is such a delicious comfort food I just had to make it at home! Plus Gordon Ramsey inspired me in his 10 minute meals – I can assure you this took a lot longer than 10 minutes! Mood: Friday night fakeaway feeling.. comforting and satisfying INGREDIENTS: – Maris Piper potatoes – CodContinue reading “Homemade Fish and Chips”

Quorn and Mushroom Pie (v)

Easy peasy! That’s what most recipes should be right?! So I’ve skipped making the pastry to make this one of the easiest recipes for the most comforting food. I’m a big Quorn lover. I think it’s a brilliant alternative to meat. A few followers asked for some vegetarian pie recipes. So here we have it..Continue reading “Quorn and Mushroom Pie (v)”