HOMEMADE CHICKEN PIES

These guys can be made in bulk and frozen for later – another meal sorted that we don’t have to cook over the next couple of months. YOU WILL NEED 500g chicken breast or thighs 1 large leek 1 large carrot 1 zucchini 500ml chicken stock 2 tablespoons plain flour 300g mushrooms salt & pepper…

FAMILY FAVOURITE – CHICKEN FRIED RICE

Just a handful of ingredients that you can interchange with whatever you have in the fridge/freezer.  Go crazy, it will become one of your families favourites too YOU WILL NEED 3 cups of cooked rice 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small onion, sliced 200g cooked chicken breast 1 tablespoon kecap manis…

COMFORT FOOD ALERT!

POTATO AND CHEESE CROQUETTES With all that is going on in the world at the moment, cooking gives me a sense of calm and control. It makes me feel like I am contributing to the universe in some very small way. I have been making dinners that are quick, tasty and comforting. Potato no matter…

TUNA CROQUETTES

These babies are amazing – Just Saying! I make these when I have lots of left over mash potato from dinner the night before.  You can add whatever herbs and spices you love to these or you could just make plain cheese and mash ones.  DELICIOUS. PS – THEY FREEZE SO WELL TOO INGREDIENTS 2…

HOMEMADE SAUSAGE ROLLS

Is there anything better than a homemade sausage roll?  These make a double batch which you can make up and freeze ready to bake later on when the munchies strike.  I add lots of grated vegetables into mine for flavour and to add the kids 5 a day. 1 kilogram sausage mince 1 packet of…

CARAMELISED ONION, ZUCCHINI, CHORIZO AND BROCCOLI SLICE

I think everyone has there version of zucchini slice and it is usually one that our Mums made for decades.  I love it as it is so easy to make and everyone always goes back for seconds. This is also a great recipe to play around with and make your own.  Even get the kids…

LAMB & ZUCCHINI MEATBALLS WITH QUINOA TABOULI

One of the most requested dinners at our house are meatballs. This recipe is a combination of my mums meatballs as a kid and a recipe Yotem Ottolenghi made on one of his Cooking shows years ago. I take inspiration from all different tastes and flavours around me. Meatballs tick all the boxes at our…

BROCCOLI PASTA WITH CARAMELISED RED ONION

Broccoli is possibly my most favourite vegetable, but it isn’t a favourite of my sons.  I am always looking for different and tasty ways to add it to dishes and this pasta dish hits the mark every time.  It is full of flavour and really quick to make. If you like an extra kick with…