Easy Peasy Supper: Parsi Chicken with Apricots.

Parsi Chicken with Apricots.

Fiesta Friday *3 Time to entertain, but not to slave over an extensive shopping list and hot stove? Easy Peasy Suppers fit the bill when interesting but non demanding recipes are called for, using ingredients that you don’t need to … Continue reading

Easy Peasy Supper Chicken & Cardamom Curry.

Quick Chicken, Cardamom and Tomato Curry.

‘Easy Peasy Supper’ posts are just what it says on the tin – simple recipes that can be easily made after a long day from mainly store cupboard ingredients (depending on the content of your ‘store cupboard’!) Chicken, Cardamon and … Continue reading

A versatile take on Hummus.

Chickpea, Roasted Lemon, Tomato, Parsley & Black Olive Smash: A zippy, more adaptable take on hummus… Equally delicious, even more healthy, and, well, see what you think… Coarser & less oily than the original, roasted lemons and tomato combine zestily … Continue reading

Home Grown Exotica!

Despite the cold and frosts of winter, some of my favourite, most beautiful & versatile vegetables have survived in the garden… And have proudly grown to gigantic proportions.   Less tender than when young, but still packed with flavour and … Continue reading

Experiments with Polenta –

Half term has just finished 😦 Making the most of ‘time’, I’ve been doing some seasonal Spring Cleaning… therapeutic. Going through the cupboards, I found that we had rather a glut of polenta. So to correct the balance of ‘store … Continue reading

Traffic Light Soups.

We have enjoyed a tasty exploration into the world of vegetables over winter, celebrating a wide array of flavours and combinations. Home made soups can be so nutritious, packed with flavour, richly smooth or rustically chunky, and versatile.  Simply and quickly … Continue reading

Apple Cake Experimentation – 3 recipes that came out as winners.

We’ve been experimentating with different apple cake styles and recipes over the winter. It’s been interesting, made the house smell wonderful and provided us with a great excuse to have the oven on, which has helped the log burner heat … Continue reading