Chinese Beef Curry

This recipe was influenced an old school friend’s mum. She’s Chinese, and as a teen I would spend all of my time at their home. I have to say everything she cooked was delicious, even her toast in the morning tasted amazing; I have no idea how she buttered it! But my favourite dinner was … Continue reading Chinese Beef Curry

Spaghetti Bolognese

Ever since I was a kid Spaghetti Bolognese has always been my favourite comfort dinner. It made me so happy opening the front door to the smell of this as a kid. My mum’s recipe of this was one of the first she passed on and over the years I have adapted it. This recipe is rich and … Continue reading Spaghetti Bolognese

Slow cooked beef Stroganoff

Did you know you can’t use ‘beefstew’ as a password? ….It’s not STROGONOFF!! This recipe was handed down from my mum, she would use quick fry beef in strips. My recipe slowly cooks chunks of beef so they are tender and the sauce is rich, creamy and tasty. She always used red wine, but I … Continue reading Slow cooked beef Stroganoff

French Oxtail Stew

A French inspired stew with red wine, thyme and garlic.  The meat is braised in red wine. Braising comes from the French word ‘braiser’ and involves both frying the meat at a high temperature to sear then cooking the meat slowly in liquid  in a covered pot.  

My Ultimate Lasagne

We had Spaghetti Bolognese on Monday and I made enough so that I could make Lasagne last night!!  Bolognese is my all-time favourite dish, ever since I was a kid I couldn’t get enough of it. Even though I love most foods this comforting dish is just the BEST!!! This Lasagne is full of flavour … Continue reading My Ultimate Lasagne

Lactose Free Lasagne

We had Spaghetti Bolognese on Monday and I made enough so that I could make Lasagne last night!!  Bolognese is my all-time favourite dish, ever since I was a kid I couldn’t get enough of it. Even though I love most foods this comforting dish is just the BEST!!! This Lasagne is full of flavour … Continue reading Lactose Free Lasagne