Lemon, Rosemary and Garlic Hangover Steak

Why, Lemon, Rosemary and Garlic Hangover Steak you ask? So after a fun night at home on my own on Saturday night, I ended up hungover and not fancying doing much cooking. After racking my brains I decided on steak, but not just any steak, I wanted to ‘do something’ with it. So out of…

Garlic, Lemon and Thyme Chicken

So in after a few bland mistakes, I’ve ‘perfected’ a low carb chicken recipe that makes a great packed lunch or quick evening meal. Ingredients 2x Chicken Breast 2x garlic clove, crushed or frozen crushed garlic 1/2 Lemon Thyme Basil Salt & Pepper to taste Method Cut the chicken into bite size pieces Heat the…

Kitchen Basics Tomato & Basil Sauce V1.0

I’m not in the ‘low carb zone‘ yet, so I’ve still time to share this recipe. It’s my go-to for a simple, tasty tomato sauce. I use it with pasta for a quick, tasty meal, but it’s just as good used a base for chicken dishes and much more. Try not to use it to…

Very Cherry Cola Gammon

OK, so, this is an odd one for me. This is a recipe that I like, but shouldn’t. Why? Well, I can’t stand the taste of ham. Bacon, Love it! Gammon Steaks, Great, but ham, bleurgh! One Christmas I had my arm twisted to cook a gammon cooked in cola. Nigella has a great recipe…

Surprise Cherries!

This isn’t one of my recipes and is not ‘on diet‘. I’ve not started the diet yet as I’m currently staying with my folks until I find a new flat so I think it’s worth stealing. Have some leftover cherries? Are they about to go past their best? Try this! My mother surprised me with…

Kitchen Essentials – A Mandoline

Food bloggers and writers often discuss ‘kitchen essentials’, Most, if not all, start with ‘a good knife‘. I can’t disagree, but when it comes to making life easy for yourself, I put a mandoline right up with a good, sharp, knife. Being able to slice veg quickly is a godsend. When your cooking something quick…