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gravy in a stainless steel gravy boat

Grandad’s Gravy

Every roast dinner deserves a really good gravy, it’s just too dry or plain without one!

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Rest in Peace – Nanny

It is with great sadness that I have to let you know that my darling wife aka Nanny passed away in February after a short illness.

Greek lemon potatoes in a bowl

Greek Lemon Potatoes

These are unlike any other roast potatoes I have ever tasted. Greek lemon potatoes are cooked in a lemon and garlic flavoured chicken stock before being roasted to golden perfection.

Slimming World Siri-piri beef noodles

Piri-Piri Beef Noodles

This recipe for piri-piri beef noodles is a flash-fried sin free feast. Taken from Slimming World’s Cook, Slim, Save recipe book – gives the traditional stir-fry a distinctly Portuguese twist.

spicy cauliflower fritters

Spicy Cauliflower Fritters

Cauliflower is very much back in fashion as a favourite low-carb food. These spicy cauliflower fritters with ginger and chilli will give the taste buds a workout.

fish finger hotdog with chips and coleslaw

Fish Finger Not Dogs with Coleslaw

Anyone who likes fish fingers should try this zesty twist on the classic sandwich. Swap your hot dog for one of these fish finger not dogs. This is one of those recipes that the kids can get involved in making. Let the fish fingers cool down for a while after […]

pumpkin fondue with nachos

Pumpkin Fondue with Nachos

Are you having a Halloween party this year? Try this fabulous centrepiece for your sharing table from Tesco’s October magazine. This pumpkin fondue with a mix of tasty cheeses and white wine with a slightly smoky sauce is a real winner.

grilled limpets on a griddle pan

Grilled Limpets with Green Mojo

Apparently, one of the local’s favourite choices to start a meal, grilled limpets are very popular in both the Canary Islands and Madeira. Seasoned with garlic and butter and served straight from the grill with lemon on the side.

cornish bouillabaisse in a bowl

Cornish Bouillabaisse

Cornish bouillabaisse using fish and shellfish caught around the Cornish coast. Absolutely perfect for a winter evening meal.