What is the difference between frittata and a Spanish Omlette? For me the only difference is that a frittata is new potatoes and a Spanish Omlette is skinless ‘old’ potatoes. I’m not sure if that is accurate, but that’s how we differentiate in our house.
There are times of the … Continue Reading

Greek Salad with Edamame Beans

Greek Salad with Edamame Beans

I know purists will hate me for adding beans to this salad, but I love their crunch texture and I generally have a bag in my freezer and I add them to lots of dishes.  I think they are a really easy way of upping your daily intake of veggies, … Continue Reading

Mac n Cheese Breakfast Leftovers Style

Mac n Cheese

Occasionally, very occasionally, I have some leftovers from breakfast.  This only ever happens after we’ve had friends over and I’ve cooked far to much, such as the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.  We then get the pleasure of having this as leftovers as a lazy TV ‘slightly hung-over’ dinner.
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Super Easy Crab Linguine

Crab past

This is the simplest meal ever, no chopping and cooks as quick as your pasta.  It uses both white and brown crab meat, the brown melts into the oil and butter to provide an unctuous fishy sauce.
You can use any pasta you like, we have very large appetites … Continue Reading

Veg Pulp Patties


I hate waste so when I bought a juicer and realised how much was in the pulp bin I had to find a way of using it up.  I’ve called them patties, as I originally wanted to make a ball (reminiscent of a meat ball) but you need a flat … Continue Reading

Mung Bean Dal

This recipe is really good for you with lots of warming and immune boosting ingredients like onions garlic and turmeric.  It makes a massive pot full which you can chill in the fridge, or freeze in individual portions.  I like it simply on it’s own for a healthy and filling … Continue Reading

Chicken, Chickpea and Chorizo Stew

This is a recipe that I cook in  my slow cooker time and time again, its pretty cheap as I use chicken thighs, its great if you are entertaining in the week as it just cooks itself when you are out.  It makes great leftovers, either for the freezer or … Continue Reading