Posts Categorized: In the Kitchen

In the Kitchen: Aubergine Bake

What’s this? A recipe post? Yes, it’s been a while. In my defense, not that I need a defense as it’s my blog so I can write what I want. But anyway it’s been hot and warm, and cooking has been the last think on my mind. I’ve been all about the salads and sandwiches… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Meat Free Meals

There’s something about the summer months that has me leaning towards salads and cold meals, or meals without much meat content. There’s no real logic behind it, other than that generally meat free meals tend to be speedier to make, which is integral when the sun is shining and I’ve been destroyed by the evening… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Turkey Mole

We’ve had a slow cooker for quite a while now, but we usually only use it for a chilli or a chicken pilaf. So with some quieter weekends recently it’s been ideal for trying some new recipes. And I can report that the first of those recipes, a turkey mole, was a huge success. Having never had… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Carbonara Cake

Carbonara is one of my favourite go-to pasta dishes. Obviously it is delicious and super-simple to make, but the real reason I make it so often? I always have the ingredients in the cupboard. If we ever run out of essentials like eggs, bacon, mushrooms and pasta then I don’t want to live in that… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Five Quick Week Night Meals

As much as I love cooking, I have to admit that the last thing I want to do after work is attempt a new, long or complicated recipe. Instead I want something quick and easy but also delicious. Admittedly sometimes I’ll just have beans on toast or a baked potato but most of the time I… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Chicken and Kale Stir Fry

Recently Lau and I have been trying to add more vegetables to our meals as they are definitely something that isn’t an integral part of our diet. Don’t get me wrong we’re not heathens, we do eat vegetables. They’re just more an after thought for the meal and not the main part. Vegetables are generally added… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Bacon & Cheddar Breakfast Muffins

  A month or so ago I talked about the breakfast recipes that I make when I want to impress people. I picked my 5 favourites and shared all the details over here, well today I’ve got a new recipe to add to the list, these cheese and bacon savoury muffins, which are delicious. Okay,… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Chicken Pilaf

At this time of year Sundays have taken on a new tradition in my house,  if I’m not out and about and visiting people, then they tend to be my productive, cosy, homebody day where I don’t leave the house at all, but I get all of the things done. Everything from cleaning, running, napping, reading, Christmas… Read more »