Braised Cabbage with Ham Hock

A few weeks ago I watched Simon Rimmer cook¬†Roasted Hispi with Ham and Anchovy. Now I’m no fan of anchovies, but I realised that apart from his advice to serve with Bread the recipe was perfect for high protein low carb diet meal. Find Simon Rimmers Roasted Hispi with Ham and Anchovie¬†here. So, after the…

Quick Tomato and Halloumi Salad

Its summer, it’s too hot cook, and too hot for junk food. Finally, a reason to eat healthily without finding it a struggle. Well, here something I throw together when its sweltering outside.

Low Carb – Chilli

So I promised you a recipe, and here it is. This is one I’ve found and adapted over the last few weeks in an attempt to get it ‘right’. It’s originally from an American recipe so I’ve been running with it using American measures. Oh, and there is an optional twist, one that I can…

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…

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…