Recipes

Sweet Potato & Spinach Dahl recipe

Sweet Potato & Spinach Dahl

29th December 2019

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you’ll know there’s nothing I like more than whipping up a curry for dinner. Whilst we’ve made many variations over the years (you can find them all here), we haven’t made too many dahls before. And yet we always love to order a dahl when eating out. […]

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Pea & Spinach Risotto

Pea & Spinach Risotto

10th November 2019

I made this recipe a little while ago, and it was such a hit on Instagram with my followers, and it tasted so good in person, that I’ve since made it again. I originally found a similar recipe whilst browsing Pinterest. Which tends to be where I get most of my recipe inspiration from these […]

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Raspberry Lemon Loaf

Raspberry Lemon Drizzle Cake

21st August 2019

I whipped up this loaf for tea and cake with some friends. It takes on a basic lemon drizzle recipe, with the addition of raspberries to add a little fruitiness. Ingredients: 110g butter 170g caster sugar 170g self raising flour 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 4 tablespoons milk 2 eggs Lemon zest and juice from 1 […]

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Puttanesca Recipe

Puttanesca

18th August 2019

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca (otherwise known as the dish of Italian prostitutes), is an Italian pasta dish, invented in Naples in the 1960s. It’s thought that prostitutes would make this simple dish because it was quick and cheap! It includes many cupboard ingredients, that most Italians would have at home, and can be rustled up in […]

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Butternut Squash & Lentil Dahl

Butternut Squash & Lentil Dahl

12th August 2019

We originally made this recipe after receiving one similar in a Gousto box. We had signed up to their subscription service to try new recipes, as we’d found we were often making the same dishes each week. We were lacking culinary inspiration! We have our beloved go-to curry recipe, that we make large batches of […]

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Homemade Pesto

Homemade Pesto

8th July 2019

I was very kindly gifted this Kitchenaid food processor by the lovely team at AO.com and the first recipe I decided to make with it, was a homemade pesto. I’ve always knew that a basic pesto recipe was very simple to make, but I’ve never actually tried my hand at it. The Kitchenaid food processor […]

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Moroccan Chickpea Bowl

Moroccan Chickpea Bowl

17th June 2019

I made this delicious Moroccan chickpea bowl a little while ago, at the weekend, when I first spotted the recipe on Pinterest. It was super quick and easy to make, and I’ve been promising to share the recipe ever since – better late than never! If you fancy something a little different for lunch, something […]

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Easter Brownie Recipe

Easter Brownies

18th April 2019

Having shared a brownie recipe before, I wasn’t sure whether I should share another. But these Easter inspired brownies came out so well, that I couldn’t not. I made these this week for a charity bake sale at work. Using my classic basic recipe, that I use to make all of my brownies, I added […]

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Salmon Tagliatelle

Creamy Salmon Tagliatelle

25th February 2019

Pasta dishes, and Italian cuisine in general, are one of my favourite foods. I’ve tried my hand at making my own pasta, and cooking up a variety of fresh and packet pasta throughout the seasons. Whether it’s a spicy tomato ragu or a light lemon and olive oil dressing, pasta can be so versatile and […]

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