Easy fresh guacamole

I know it's basic but I love avocados so much. I also love everything that goes in guacamole but I literally cannot stand the ready-made stuff. I'm not being snobbish, because there are lots of pre-prepared dips and foods that I like. But for some reason, I've never found a guac that, to me, hasn't... Continue Reading →

Garlic Butter Bean Hummus

I dread to think how many pitta breads and pots of hummus I've consumed in my lifetime. It's probably a shameful amount, if you can really call eating copious amounts of dip shameful. Anyway, let me tell you about this recipe. It's a simple side dish but it definitely packs a punch and is a... Continue Reading →

Creamy Cheats’ Bolognese

A good spag bol can turn a bloody awful day into a great one and trust me, I'm speaking from experience when I say that. To me, a bolognese is the ultimate comfort food and an incredibly versatile one at that. A good meat sauce can be enjoyed on it's own, with spaghetti or layered... Continue Reading →

Spicy Pesto Grilled Cheese

Anyone who has met me will know that cheese is my absolute favourite thing, I honestly can't get enough of it. I know I'm not really alone with this obsession, which is why I've put together this delicious grilled cheese recipe. Gooey, stringy, cheese is the ultimate comfort food and it's safe to say that... Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy Meatballs

Who doesn't love a good meatball? That juicy, meaty flavour that marries oh so well with a rich and fruity marinara sauce. Too often it's seen as a kids dinner but there's just something really special about spaghetti and meatballs that makes it totally irresistible at any age. Like many of my favourite Italian dishes,... Continue Reading →

Creamy Asparagus and Bacon Risotto

So, this past week has been a bit rubbish, hasn't it? With everything that's going on my stress levels have been way higher than usual and when that happens, it's time for something that's really satisfying and delicious. One of my favourite dishes to cook when I need to de-stress is risotto. When you cook... Continue Reading →

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