Posts Categorized: In the Kitchen

Pulled Pork

Hello all. Recently I wrote a blog post about how I felt I wasn’t blogging as much because I didn’t know what to write about. In that post I said I’d start sharing recipes again, so that’s what this is. It’s for one of my favourite meals – pulled pork. Isn’t pulled pork a glorious thing?… Read more »

Potato, Artichoke and Cabbage Curry

For the last month or so we’ve been getting an Oddbox, which is a fortnightly delivery of surplus fruit and veg. As it is surplus food you don’t necessarily get the same stuff each week. I really like this element of the boxes as it means I’m trying something new and different with each delivery…. Read more »

Rocky Road

Some days I want an uber sophisticated dessert. One that takes a lot of skill, looks amazing and will make people go ‘wow’. And other days it’s all about something quick, easy and delicious. Today’s recipe is one for the quick and easy moments in your life. When you can’t be bothered to turn on the… Read more »

Loaded Potato Skins

Did anyone else go to TGI Friday’s as a child? It was one of my favourite places to eat out. We’d go for a special occasion and it always felt like such a treat. Anyway if you did ever go to there then you probably remember their loaded potato skins. And that’s what I’m here… Read more »

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Soup

One of my favourite things to do at the moment is to get cooking, be it quick and simple dishes at nice or new, more complicated dishes at the weekend. It’s all part of our January plan to take things slow and be kind to ourselves. Because let’s be honest cooking yummy, healthy food from… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Sweet Potato Fajitas

Good morning chums! How are we all today? I feel like I’m finally getting into the swing of things for 2018, perhaps it’s because it’s the weekend! Is it just me or are the first few days of the new year hard-work? Why can’t we go back to lazy late December days?! So for our… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Autumnal Overnight Oats

  When it comes to weekday breakfasts I tend to eat at work rather than at home. I’m either out of the house by 6:15 to get my swim in or I’m spending as long as possible in bed before leaving at 7:30. With both options sitting down to eat breakfast is not on the… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Making a Pinata Cake

Let’s talk about cake! I’m a big fan of cake. Firstly because it’s delicious and secondly because there are so many cake variations out there. There’s marble cake, chocolate cake, battenberg, banana bread, cupcakes, lemon drizzle cake and so much more. All of which I could eat right now! Oh to live next to a… Read more »

In the Kitchen: Top Five Autumn Recipes

I’m back from my holiday and we are well and truly in Autumn now. The temperature has dropped and all I really want to do at the end of the day is snuggle with a blanket and feast on something tasty. I want dinners that will envelope my house in a bubble of warmth and… Read more »