Slow Cooked Challenge January 2016 Round Up

I’m so impressed by the entries to the Slow Cooked Challenge this month.  January is the perfect time to have warming slowly cooked stews, soups and casseroles.  I hope you

Lamb Pot Roast and Peach, Bramble and Almond Crumble – Dish of the Month September

In the Kitchen Diaries II, Nigel Slater tells us ” I am not a chef and never have been. I am a home cook who writes about food.”  He goes

Summer Beef Pot Roast

I got a nice piece of brisket on special offer, it’s not something I would normally cook in the summer, but we are not having much of a summer and

Moroccan Baked Turkey with Chickpeas and Rice

Thank goodness for Delia!  The Winter Collection is one of my favourite Delia books, probably because it is full of warming one-pot recipes.  The baked risotto dishes are probably the

More ‘Bilbao’ than Boston Baked Beans!

I seem to have established a bit of a reputation for comfort food. Until I started blogging I don’t think I realised just how much I like warming stews and

Lamb Pot Roast with Cauliflower Cheese

Regular readers of this blog will know that I like a good ‘one pot’ recipe, stick it in the oven and go and do something else while it cooks away

Summer Eating

I’m not a big fan of barbeques, with our unpredictable weather they always have to be organised at the last minute and I find it easier to cook inside and