Easy Chocolate Pastry Swirls

I made these a few weeks back when my son was asking for chocolate cake but I didn’t have the ingredients for cake. It is probably the most simple recipe I will ever put on here! It takes only minut...

Wild Mushroom and Goats Cheese Tart

Earlier in the week I showed you my comfy carrot and walnut cake recipe that I had made for a charity event. Today I am adding my Wild mushroom and goat’s cheese tart. This recipe is one that my fam...

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Halloween is my least favourite holiday. I detest being scared, the dark and anything spooky. But one thing I do love is how easy it is to get hold of Pumpkins. Pumpkins are not only great fun to carv...

Pumpkin and Chicken Risotto

How to prepare a pumpkin Cut the top off of the pumpkin using a sharp knife. Scoop out the seeds with the stringy flesh. You can rinse the seeds and roast them in the oven. Throw away the stringy fles...

Bonfire night Chilli

This is a mild chilli recipe, perfect for the whole family to enjoy. This is an easy dish to make, and if you are heading out this fire work night it is something that you could make in the slow cooke...

Pizza Platter

Pizza is a guaranteed winner dish in my house. It is the best way to get different veg into my three year old son. The dough does take some time to do but whilst it is proofing you can prepare the sau...

Steak and Ale Pie

Steak and Ale Pie Ingredients Pastry: 200g Plain flour 110g Butter Pinch of salt Water – Tbsp at a time Filling: 1 Free range egg yolk 400g Top rump beef (Diced) 300ml Good quality ale 200ml Beef st...

Simple Leek and Cauliflower soup

I was once told that recipes are just guides that can be played with. The best chef in the world may create a Michelin-starred dish, but this does not mean it would be to your taste. Always play with ...

Leek, chicken and mushroom pie

Coming home to a tasty, filling pie after a cold day out in the rain is my kind of winter day here in Wales. This pie is simple to make, especially as its uses short crust pastry instead of puff. I su...

Leek and potato pasties

I have loved pasties since I ate them whilst studying at the University of Plymouth. You can’t beat the pasties which are made in Devon or Cornwall but you can make a close second at home. If we are...