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This is a simply delightful way to eat asparagus on a summers afternoon with a glass of white wine. Try it with some good quality cured ham and some sharp, salty cheese such as Parmesan, pecorino or a mature cheddar. Hollandaise sauce is a great one to master. It will impress everyone when you can […]
This is a special occasion side dish that will impress the hell our of your friends and family if they are visiting. I wouldn’t recommending eating them every week but every once in a while they really do make a meal that bit extra special and memorable. You don’t have to use all 4 cheese, […]
Brussel sprouts are one of those things we all associate with Christmas but they are great anytime of the year. Love them or hate them, chances are you will see them on the table over the festive season. The thing is, if you give this little vegetable some love and attention when cooking it, you […]
These are perfect with a roast of any description, especially a Sunday roast. They can be prepared the night before then finished in the oven when your roast is almost done.
I love this dish and believe it or not I actually prefer it with frozen cauliflower. Use fresh or frozen and I bet you love it either way. I experiment with different cheese from time to time. A strong Brie is great, blue cheese not good at all and smoked cheese is fantastic in it. […]
This simple stuffing is ideal with pork or chicken. You can serve it with pork chops, a chicken fillet or a full on Roast Pork or Roast Chicken. Click the blue links for recipes for each. I prefer the cheaper stuffing, you know the one with no grainy bits through it. I used a pudding […]
WE all love a good stuffing, be in in a sandwich or with the Sunday roast. This one is very easy to make and can be made in a matter of a few minutes. I strongly advise making your breadcrumbs if you have a blender or food processor as they are a fraction of the price. […]
These are so expensive from Indian restaurants and takeaways. I never understood why cause in fairness it’s an onion in a few spices and some gram flour and cost so little to make. You will easily make them at home yourself for less than €1. They are really quick to make too which is great. […]
Once you try homemade naan bread you will never eat the packet rubbish again. You simply can’t compare the two. This may seem complicated and difficult to make but it really isn’t. It doesn’t take long apart from time to prove but in fairness you don’t have to do anything but leave it sit in […]
This quick and simple salsa goes great with a curry, thai prawn crackers or as a side to my Thai Coconut Chilli Prawns. You will throw it together in a few minutes. It is really refreshing, sweet with a nice salty heat kick at the end.