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Deep Filled Beef & Ale Pie

I must admit, I love a good pie especially a deep filled pie with a shortcrust pastry bottom and a puff pastry top. Many of you don’t have the time to make pastry for a pie so this recipe uses shop bought pastry to make it really easy and less time consuming to make. I […]


Chicken & Smoked Bacon Slice

Comfort food doesn’t get much better than this, it is rich and creamy and tastes amazing. I made this today for a photoshoot. Mick, the photographer is known as a very picky eater who wouldn’t touch a pepper. He watched me make this while also taking photos of each step. When it was ready, he […]


Shepherd’s Pie

This is my take on a classic shepherd’s pie. I change the topping to make it quicker and easier to make for days when I am too busy to make a pot of mash, though if I am honest, I mainly do it to cut down on the washing up, which I hate doing. The […]

Chicken and Mushroom Pie

Chicken & Mushroom Pie

If you asked me to choose my favourite dish my response would be, Pie any pie. This comes from my mum who used to make the most amazing mince tart, which was my all time favourite. I’ve always made fantastic shortcrust pastry, a skill I learnt from my mum. To me, no other shortcrust pastry […]


Beef Curry Puff Pastry Slice

This is such a simple curry to make. I used curry powder to make it even easier on you to make at home. There is noting wrong with using a curry powder, some are great. I used Aldi’s medium curry powder to make this and was delighted with it. If you don’t want to make […]


Minced Beef and Onion Pie, Cashel Blue Infused Pastry

The Cashel Blue Cheese pastry in this pie takes it to a whole new level, it is hard to roll without it breaking but it is forgiving and can easily be patched together if needed. Everyone loves a nice pie, esp me as it brings back some great memories of when I was a kid […]

Cottage Pie Recipe

Cottage Pie

Cottage pie is a great dish as it can be made up to 1 day in advance then heated when needed. It can also be frozen for up to 3 weeks. It is a sure fired family favourite, freezes well and is the perfect comfort food. You can free it in one go or as […]
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