Buffalo Chicken and Potato Casserole

    This is a nice versatile dish. As usual, simple and very tasty. We through this together on a Friday after a hard week. Easily put together and full of flavour.  

Spanish Rice Bake

This is a truly wonderful and simple dish. At first we wondered how it would turn out… all seemed a bit weird but it was well worth the effort. It could easily be customised to your own taste, just make sure there’s sufficient liquid in there to cook the rice but don’t over-do it. Give…

Chicken Biryani

Biryani has long been a favourite of mine. I’ve always steered clear of making it though as cooking loose rice can be a hit or miss affair. This simple recipe though is easy to follow and works perfectly. Give it a go, add raisins, peas etc. if it takes your fancy. I also sprinkled crispy…

Loaded cheese and bacon wedges

A simple and easy recipe that is bursting with taste and flavour. No need for measures in the recipe as it’s just a simple “thrown-together” snack or accompaniment. Use a potato that’s good for roasting such as Maris Piper. The cheese can be whatever you like. I used a mature cheddar and it worked great….

World Famous Spaghetti

This dish is a firm favourite as well as being cheap and easy to make. It’s based upon the classic Italian spaghetti aglio e olio but has a couple of wee tweaks thrown in just to enhance the already superb flavours. Some chopped bacon or pancetta adds a hint of salt as well as a…

Mexican Lasagne

Mexican lasagne is seeing something of a surge in interest. A simple search on Google will bring up a number of results – many of which look and probably taste the part. This version is inspired by Twisted Food’s version but with my own subtle tweaks. Easy to make, cheap and tasty…. just like good…