It would come as no surprise to people who have seen the rate at which I can shovel rice into my mouth, but I love it. In particular I love squidgy, carby risotto. Depending on the ingredients you use you can make it pretty healthy as well as being delicious (as long as you don’t add too much cheese). Personally, I found that once I’d … Continue reading Wild mushroom, smoked garlic and butternut squash risotto
To my followers. I feel like such a fraud, 5 posts in and I’m jetting off on holiday. Due to work commitments I have been coming in late and generally rushing around like a mad lady.Also due to rushing back from work and collapsing in a heap I was eating omlette and soup a couple of nights and I really didn’t think anybody needed a … Continue reading An apology
As a Yorkshire girl at heart and someone lucky enough to live in Harrogate I am literally spoiled for choice when it comes to eating delicious food. As a rule I am not averse to eating food from chain restaurants and actually love some of them (I have something of a Wagamama obsession) it’s always great when you find somewhere local that does delicious food … Continue reading So! Bar & Eats
As an aficionado of all sorts of baked goods it’s all to tempting to make (and eat) biscuits and cakes more often than I should. However, I usually reserve baking treats for times when I can share the delights (and the occasional disaster) with others. As my brother shares my passion for all things biscuity I decided to make some shortbread for when he visited … Continue reading 3 – 2 – 1 Shortbread. A simple shortbread story.
I find making soup somewhat therapeutic. I enjoy the methodical preparation of the vegetables and the anticipation of a warm, comforting, wholesome meal. Its won’t give you a food baby for the next 5 hours and you can make it to be low calorie without compromising on the taste. Roasting the vegetables in this recipe really brings out the flavour; especially the sweetness in the … Continue reading Roast red pepper, butternut squash and sweet potato soup
In my humble opinion sometimes there’s nothing better than marinated chicken. Its simple to do and extremely tasty. Tonight I made up a kebab recipe from the contents of my cupboard and it turned out pretty well. Ingredients for the marinade to make 4 kebabs: 2 chicken breasts a splash of soy sauce 1 dessert spoon of chilli sauce a generous splash of Henderson’s Relish … Continue reading Kebabs and other Friday night treats
For the last few days I had the inconvenience of a broken cooker so you can imagine my whoops of delight when my landlord installed a shiny new hob. On Wednesday night I came in from the gym absolutely ravenous and ready to chow down on some serious carbs and protein. However, I was also pretty tired so I decided to do something easy with … Continue reading Smoked salmon salad