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…

Pizza Academy @ Oscar & Rosies – Nottingham

Yesterday I, and 17 other lovely people, headed down to Oscar & Rosie’s to take part in their pizza academy. Organised by Jess Berry from Jess Who and the lovely people at Bumble Bizz, we took part in a workshop aimed to show us how to make pizza properly.¬†Famous for their METRE long pizza, I…

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…

Quick tasty pasta sauce

This recipe is super quick to make, full of flavour and low calorie. I make a big batch of this and freeze it for an even quicker dinner option. Ingredients 400g tin of chopped tomatoes1 glass of white wine1 Onion, finely chopped2 cloves of garlic1 vegetable oxo cube, crushed2 tsp Marmite5-6 basil leaves Method Heat…

PizzaStorm – Newcastle

Now that’s what I call fast food! Over 50 toppings, unlimited choice and cooked in 180 seconds? Sounds like a perfect lunchtime treat!

Dairy Free ‘Carbonara’ – Recipe

My housemate insists that this is not carbonara. I agree. What this is, however is a great tasting alternative if you don’t like cream and cheese! It’s quick, easy and super tasty! Serves 2 Ingredients¬† 160g dry Spaghetti (I do 80g per person) 2 eggs 4 rashers of bacon Salt and pepper to season Method…

Fennel & Bacon Pasta – Recipe

I love aniseed, and so fennel is one of my favourite herbs. I adapted this a little from a Good Food recipe I saw today, using things in my store cupboard. Most of the pasta I cook is quick, easy and mostly boring. This was anything but boring! It was ready in around 30 minutes. …

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…