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Occasionally I like to post some of my own recipes for you to try yourself. Please let me know in the comments if you do.

World Cup Challenge 2014 – 32 Dishes. 32 Countries. 32 Days!

World Cup Challenge 2014 – 32 Dishes. 32 Countries. 32 Days!

Before the World Cup started I had what at the time seemed like a great idea; to cook a dish from every country competing before the end of the tournament. 32 dishes from 32 countries in 32 days. Sounds easy right? It turned out to be more of a challenge than I’d anticipated, I didn’t take into account how often ... Read More »

Bacon & Apple Risotto by ‘Yorkshire’s Best Young Chef’

Bacon & Apple Risotto by ‘Yorkshire’s Best Young Chef’

When I started this blog I intended the posts to be roughly 50/50 restaurant reviews and my own recipes. A couple of years later and i’ve passed 150 reviews but shamefully only posted 6 recipes! So when I was contacted by Sainsbury’s and asked if i’d like to cook and review a recipe created by the winner of ‘Yorkshire’s Best ... Read More »

My ‘Signature’ Quick Rogan Josh Recipe + How You Can WIN £50!

My ‘Signature’ Quick Rogan Josh Recipe + How You Can WIN £50!

I was recently asked by Sainsbury’s as part of their ‘Kitchen Heroes’ competition for my signature dish and kitchen cupboard hero ingredient. At first I struggled to come up with a signature dish as I love variety and cook so many different dishes across many cuisines, it’s often months before I repeat a dish. The store cupboard ingredient is easy ... Read More »

Festive Cranberry Porridge Recipe

Festive Cranberry Porridge Recipe

Porridge is a great winter breakfast, I love to pimp it up with fruit and nuts. My favourites are blueberries & maple syrup and banana, toasted almond & poppy seeds but at Christmas I like it a little more festive so came up with this Festive Cranberry Porridge recipe. You can make your porridge however you usually do and just ... Read More »

Cranberry Mojito Recipe

Cranberry Mojito Recipe

I’m a massive Mojito lover, they’re my favourite ever cocktail but they’re a bit too summery to be drinking at Christmas so last year I was determined to come up with a perfect Christmassy Mojito. I played around with all sorts of combinations to give my mojito a festive kick including adding cloves, cinnamon, clementines etc.. but most of them ... Read More »

Extremely Useful Cranberry Syrup Recipe

Extremely Useful Cranberry Syrup Recipe

I love Christmas, especially exciting festive foods. Cranberries are one of my favourites, they just look and tastes like Christmas and go well with all sorts of sweet and savoury dishes. This cranberry syrup is gorgeous, it’s sweet but with a bit of sharpness left and amazing flavour. It’s red colour is brilliant and it’s really versatile, it can be ... Read More »

Avocado Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Avocado Chocolate Pudding Recipe

I’m certainly not a dieter but I do enjoy finding fun and interesting ways of cutting calories whilst still making great tasting food. These gorgeous chocolate puddings are the perfect example. They’re rich, chocolatey & creamy but don’t contain any cream, butter, sugar or even chocolate! The avocado is the secret ingredient, when blended with the other ingredients it adds ... Read More »

Sweet, Sticky & Spicy Ribs Recipe

Sweet, Sticky & Spicy Ribs Recipe

After promising ‘occasional recipes’ for so long I thought it was about time I actually posted one. I’m known as a bit of a rib expert and have tried pretty much every recipe out there but none were quite perfect. This recipe has evolved over the last couple of years and they’re the best tasting ribs ever if you ask ... Read More »

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