Lynda’s Chicken, Chorizo & Prawn easy Paella

I created this recipe for my lovely client Lynda, she wanted to wow her family by cooking a paella.  This is a really easy version, it can be on the table in 30 minutes, and uses lot of ingredients from the freezer and store cupboard. Ingredients - serves 4 2 tblsp olive oil 2 medium onions … Continue reading Lynda’s Chicken, Chorizo & Prawn easy Paella

Shannon’s Salmon Skewers

Salmon Skewers

I spotted a recipe for salmon skewers and forwarded it to my lovely client Shannon as she loves fish and cooking on the barbecue.  She tweaked the original recipe and this is her version.  I think it’s really unusual to have pineapple and salmon but the combination works really well, and I do like pineapple … Continue reading Shannon’s Salmon Skewers

Lamb and Beef Kebabs

Mince lamb and beef kebabs

We’ve had the most amazing summer this year, and I’ve made these several times. You can make them with just lamb, or just beef mince but I like the combination. The only way to mix them is to get your hands into the mixture. I challenge you to try these rather than the shop bought … Continue reading Lamb and Beef Kebabs

Potato Salad

Potato Salad

Early season potatoes are the best for this, and it’s a great side for my Lamb and Beef Kebabs. My hubby doesn’t like the mayo loaded potato salads that are commonly available; so I make this version for him, and if I’m honest I prefer it now myself. I often make it and take it … Continue reading Potato Salad

Carrot and Cumin Salad

Carrot and Cumin Salad

This is so simple, and a really tasty addition to any meal. I serve it as part of a tapas, or as a side with any kind of barbecue in the summer. It’s also great for picnics and if we have leftover kebabs or chicken I like it with the cold meat in my lunchbox. … Continue reading Carrot and Cumin Salad

Carrot and Cumin Bread Rolls

Carrot and Cumin Rolls

These are lovely soft and moist buns and they have a really interesting taste, so you could just have them on their own. I’ve made them for breakfast as they are much quicker than traditional white rolls. They are brilliant as burger buns as they are slightly dense and so stand up to a meat … Continue reading Carrot and Cumin Bread Rolls