Lotus biscuit millionaire tray bake

I blooming love lotus biscuits. I also love millionaire shortbread. The sweet caramel taste is guaranteed to make me smile no matter how bad a day I am having. After a pretty full on night out on Friday, and subsequent hangover, I wanted to make something that required minimum effort but maximum taste. That’s where…

3 easy courgette recipes

3 Easy Courgette Recipes Courgettes are great for weight management because they are low in calories. Every 100 grams contains just 17 calories. Plus, this particular vegetable packs a lot of health benefits. The Guardian reports that courgettes are rich in Vitamin C as well as potassium, which is vital for managing blood pressure. Courgettes…

5 tasty quick dinners

Working full time doesn’t mean having to eat boring food during the week. I try to cook delicious food during the week, as quickly as possible. I try to keep all midweek dinners under 30 minutes for my housemate and I, including all prep time. There is so much I need to do when I…

Vermicelli Miso Ramen

I love rice noodle soup. Vermicelli miso is one of my favourite dishes. I really enjoy cooking Japanese food and you really don’t need meat to fill you up. Try this, I am sure you won’t be disappointed! Ready in 10 minutes and serves 2 and 500 calories. Ingredients 2 tbsp Miso paste 2 tbsp…

Chicken and sweet potato Thai Red Curry

Ever since my travels around Thailand I have eaten more Thai food. Thai red curry is one of my favourite dishes from the country. Its full of flavour but not too hot. Here is my recipe for a quick chicken and sweet potato Thai red curry. Ingredients 1 tbsp Red curry paste Tin of coconut…

Tandoori inspired chicken with avocado Mayo – recipe

I love Indian food. I’m also on a diet. These two things don’t usually mix well for me as I love rice and garlic naan bread! So, taking inspiration from my love of chicken shashlik I decided to attempt my own Indian spiced chicken! My friend Rob came for tea and a catch up and…

Not so traditional Spag Bol – Recipe

This is a massive bastardisation of the traditional Spaghetti Bolognese. I love italian food but I also love adding loads of stuff to traditional recipes and seeing what happens.  I used to make this loads, and have always had a good reaction to it so it can’t be too bad! I cooked this for my…

Freshly Spiced

When I was asked to review the Freshly Spicedbest  range of homemade spice blends, I jumped at the chance. Tom, the mastermind behind Freshly Spiced, wanted to provide natural spice blends and spices without additives. Tom creates all his blends from scratch, in his home, and chatting to him I could feel his passion and…