Blog Archives for category Main Meals

Caesar Salad

This recipe is a mix of what my friend Michele has told me, after living in Mexico for 35 years,… Continue reading »

Vegetable Biryani

A wonderful Slimming World recipe which we have adapted. This recipe provides a very generous portion, more often than not… Continue reading »

Yorkshire Pud for 2

A quick and easy recipe I found on BBC Good Food. Related PostsCoconut Chicken CurryIf when you have simmered this,… Continue reading »

Beef Stuffed Mushrooms

Having jumped at a bargain 10 huge mushrooms for £2 I now had to think up ways to use them…. Continue reading »

Home Made Baked Beans

These are lots nicer than the tinned baked beans. Related PostsYellow SauceA sauce we love with poppadoms. Sweet Potato SoupJust… Continue reading »

Chinese Slow Roast Pork

A simple mix that you slow roast a shoulder of pork in, making a chinese flavoured pulled pork. Related PostsA… Continue reading »

Perfect Chicken Chow Mein

A local chef taught me how to make a fail safe chow mein which tastes wonderful. Related PostsHealthy FlapjackWell not… Continue reading »

Sticky Hoi-sin Chicken Thighs

Wonderful for a barbecue. Related PostsLemon CheesecakeI love any type of cheesecake but lemon is particularly good. Pork Satay KebabsA… Continue reading »

Minty Lamb Bake

A perfect quick meal that freezes well. Related PostsChicken SatayI have combined elements of my 2 satay recipes to make… Continue reading »

Egg Fried Rice

This is perfect with sweet and sour chicken, or satay chicken. The sesame oil is not used to cook anything,… Continue reading »

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Simple to cook and just as delicious, if not more so, than any Chinese takeaway. Related PostsMushroom RisottoThis works great… Continue reading »

Chicken Fricassee

This is delicious and the tarragon really adds to the flavour. Serve with fresh runner beans, caramelised roast carrots and… Continue reading »

Braised Oxtail & Kidney

A yummy economical meaty stew that goes a long way and is great with dumplings, as a pie filling or… Continue reading »

Our Carbonara

Related PostsLow Calorie Cheesecake PotsI am trying to lose a bit of weight and so got to thinking how I… Continue reading »

Quick and Easy Bean Chilli

An excellent store cupboard meal that is healthy and vegetarian Related PostsSalsaPerfect with enchiladas and great in wraps with ham… Continue reading »

The Best Roast Belly Pork from Farm2Table

I have been receiving a weekly meat and veg box from Farm2Table for some time now and cannot fault the… Continue reading »

Rich Meaty Jus

Perfect with a lamb roast, a good meaty gravy or jus. Related PostsBanoffee PieVery calorific but a great pud to… Continue reading »

Coronation Chicken

A yummy way to use up cooked chicken, and it’s even better if you can leave it in the fridge… Continue reading »

Hot Water Pastry Pies

This is an excellent way to use up cooked chicken etc and, depending what you put in the filling, each… Continue reading »

Fondant Potatoes

I was inspired to try this after watching Masterchef. They are no good if you are on a diet but… Continue reading »