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How To Make Your Own Pasta Shapes At Home!


Have you tried to make pasta before? How did you get on?  This weekend, it’s time to dig out that old pasta making machine that’s been hiding away for years. I’ve found some great videos that should inspire you to have a go at making your own fresh spaghetti, fusilli and tagliatelle. However, before we […]

The Ever So Simple Shrimp & Asparagus Stir Fry


My local French market is full of fruit and veg stalls selling asparagus. Big bundles of green spears fresh from the farmers and just waiting for you to do something wonderful with them. The one thing most people don’t realise about asparagus is that it’s ridiculously easyto cook something amazing with it. You really don’t need […]

Take Your Packet Noodles To The Next Level With This Miso Ramen Noodle Recipe


I love packet noodles, quick to make and very easy to embellish. I often stir fry ginger, chillies and garlic then add the soften packet noodles. For that extra flavour, a big splash of soy sauce. Great for lunch but if you fancy noodles for dinner then you can add carrot, sweet corn and even […]

Pea and Ham Orzo, Like Risotto Only Better!


There’s nothing better than fresh peas, frozen or straight from your garden. The question is, what are you going to do with them? The standard answer is, pea and ham soup. However, with some imagination you can do a lot more. How about a risotto that’s not really a risotto? Especially when it takes half […]

Three Recipes That Prove That Cabbage Is Not Boring!


Cabbage, as a kid I hated it but over the years I’ve started to like it more and more. Perhaps it’s because I’m looking for great ideas to share with you that I get to see some rather creative recipes. When I grew up, cabbage was boiled until flavourless and was part of the ‘meat and two […]

Gordon Ramsay’s Tandoori Halibut With Raita


It’s Friday so let’s talk about fish, and in particular spicy Tandoori halibut. The last fish recipe I mentioned was Gordon Ramsay’s Ginger Beer Battered Fish And Mushy Peas, which is still proving to be very popular. Well, we’re back with Gordon and this time looking at his recipe for Tandoori Halibut with Raita. Of course, the […]

Three Great Spinach Recipes You Need To See Right Now


How many spinach recipes do you know? Perhaps you’ve been to your local market and saw see a big bunch of leafy spinach. My bet is that you totally ignored it and grab something else. If you gave it a miss because you’re not sure what to do with it, then allow me to educate […]

Fab Cheesecake Recipes, Perfect For Mothers Day


Mothers Day is upon us again, a specially set aside day when we can show our mothers our love and appreciation. One thing you can do for this special day is to create something they will love to eat. For those of you who find cooking a complete meal a bit of a stretch, why not […]

Cooking With Greek Yoghurt: Popsicles, Breakfast & Cakes!


I’m pretty sure that most people are really not that sure of what to do with Greek Yoghurt. Sure you can make Tzatziki,  even salad dressings but is that it? There’s a load of things you can make, ranging from cakes to ice lollies! Lets take a look at some of the fantastic ideas on offer […]

Vegan Friendly Sweet Potato Flatbread


  Have you tried cooking with sweet potato recipes lately? I’ve posted a few ideas in the past, for instance sliced and toasted and wrapped in bacon. Often as not though, you’ve cooked the sweet potato just for those recipes. What about leftovers? For this great two ingredient recipe, you can either use leftovers or cook them specifically. Sweet Potato […]