Tandoori Chicken Skewers

Another vibrant healthy tea, quick to prepare and delicious with crisp green salad and a tart vinaigrette 😉 Ingredients (Serves 4 – prep time: 10 mins, cooking time: 25 mins) 2 packs of boneless skinless chicken thighs Juice of 1 large lemon 2 tsp paprika 1 inch chopped piece of fresh ginger 3 cloves of…

Easy Teas: Chicken Pizza with Basil and Mozarella Cheese

Drove home late from work and set too with this dish , quick to prepare, easy to cook and ready in thirty mins! Ingredients For the Pizza Base 500g chicken breast (minced) 1 tbsp tomato puree I clove garlic (peeled/chopped) 1 tsp mixed herbs 1 tsp smoked paprika Sea Salt and cracked black pepper For…

Mexican Spiced Up Lamb Scotch Eggs

Mexican Spiced Up Lamb Scotch Eggs First clear the tigers (who have turned up for tea) and prepare the table Next, lay out the ingredients (see list below) Ingredients To Make 8 Scotch Eggs 10 eggs (8 +2 for the coating) 800g lamb mince 1 green pepper (diced)   8 jalapeno peppers (well drained and diced)  …

Wednesday Matters: Caribbean Fish Supper

Dashing home from work, turn on cooker and quick prep follows – this is an easy peasy tea!   The Recipe serves Two! Prep Time: 10 mins Cooking Time:  25 mins Ingredients 2 salmon fillets/zest and juice of 1 lemon/2 spring onions: chopped/2 cloves of garlic finely chopped/ a diced chunk of ginger to taste/crushed…

Weekend Matters: Superfood Salad with Quinoa and Sweet Potato

I wanted some beautiful colour on my blog and some healthy food for the family For a one-time paleo girl (admittedly transitioning to 80/20) you may have noticed we have gone a little heavy back to pies and pastry but not this weekend. Instead, we ate: This superfood salad with quinoa and roasted spiced sweet…

Weekend Matters: Light Lunches and Summer Days

With the kids growing up (17,18,19), meal times have changed and from the early days and wanting us to sit together our lives have changed greatly with most meal times spent around the fridge door looking for “something to snack on”, as Michael calls it. It seems, for now anyway the summer days and change…

The Weekend Matters: Wild Raspberry Karpatka Cream Cake

Drunk in love and happiness or could it be the food and the summer fruit punch? This weekend we made a luscious vanilla and cardomon karpatka cream cake inspired by a piece in my favourite magazine: the simple things. Karpatka Cream Cake Ingredients: For the Dough 150ml water 80g salted butter 180g plain flour 1/4…