Recipe // Chicken Peanut Butter Curry

The title of this blog post contains two of my favourite things – peanut butter and curry. To be quite honest with you, I’m surprised I hadn’t made this recipe before! I knew I was in the mood for something filling, hearty and full of flavour, but slightly healthier than a creamy curry. So after a…

Recipe // Lemon and Garlic Roast Potatoes

I’m sure you’ll agree, there’s something rather comforting about a mound of roasties. Whether it’s accompanying a satisfying pub roast lunch or a homemade meal for the family, you can’t go wrong with roast potatoes. However, I must confess something here before we continue…I like to mix my roasts up. Traditional roast dinners aren’t necessarily…

Food // Do you enjoy home cooking?

Following a catch-up with the girls earlier this week over a delicious Italian takeaway, (no that doesn’t mean just pizza, we had pasta too!) and a discussion around home cooking and preparing meals, it occurred to me that everyone had a different take on this. For me, it’s how I relax. During the week I…

Food // Chicken & Leek Risotto

Lately I’ve got stuck in a rut of making the same meals so earlier this week i decided to mix it up and try a chicken  risotto. After a quick gander on the Good Food website I found relatively easy recipe. So what did I need? Ingredients Arborio rice  2 chicken breasts Red onion 1 leek…

Food // Veggie Filled Pasta Bake 

Pasta bakes are dead easy and if you pile yours with veggies, it can be on the healthy side too. I decided to fill up on broccoli, chestnut mushrooms and peppers. Oh and a portion of cheeee and chorizo too. You need something naughty to balance out the greens. What do you need? Pasta –…

Food // Chorizo and Tomato Risotto

Risotto is one of those recipes that I always chose when eating out and wonder why I don’t make it at home….and then when I gave it a go, I remembered. The constant stirring and adding stock means it’s quite time-consuming but thanks to the combo of flavours and the filling rice, it’s great for…