Roast Sea Bass with Potatoes

This isn’t really are recipe, it’s an assembly!
Super easy and tasty, I cooked this for me and my friend the other week and she couldn’t believe how easy it was.  I am all about taste over faff, and this is a great example of just allowing the ingredients to … Continue Reading

Cod, Prawn and Fennel in a creamy white wine sauce

Cod prawns fennel wine

Thank you Waitrose for such an easy recipe.  It is delicious, light and yet comforting.
Don’t cut back on the time cooking the fennel, it needs to be soft and delicate.
I have served mine with sprouting broccoli, but there is a fair amount of unctuous sauce which a lovely … Continue Reading



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

Cauliflower with Capers and Vinegar

Cauliflower with capers

Cauliflowers available in the UK all year round and I love finding different ways to cook them.  The humble cauliflower is often overlooked and I think the reason most people are a bit uninspired by them are because they’ve only ever eaten them overboiled and a bit smelly, or covered … Continue Reading

Black Eyed Peas and Ham

Black Eyed Beans and Ham

Black eyed peas or black eyed beans?  I think English call them beans and the Americans call them peas, but either way I’ve had a bag of dried peas sitting in my cupboard for months, and this week I decided it was time I did something with them!  I’m currently … Continue Reading

No Shop Bean Stew

Bean Stew

I made this stew the other day when we arrived back from our holiday, I really didn’t want take-out but arrived home on a Sunday evening when the shops were closed.  It uses ingredients that I always have in my house, and you could easily swap and substitute.  It would … Continue Reading