Mezze – Meat Dishes

I am sure its obvious from this blog that I do have a thing for middle eastern food and could quite happily live off a diet of hummus and falafel! A few weeks ago during lockdown we cooked ourselves a Mezze Feast featuring some of our favourite dishes. As usual both Nigella and Ottolenghi recipes…

The Barbary

Another work trip to London and another chance to embrace solo dining. This time at The Barbary situated in the very quaint Neals Yard in Seven Dials. Perfect for solo dining as the only seats are around the horseshoe shaped bar facing into the hot flames of the open kitchen! Being a fan of their…

Citrus Salsa Chicken

I have to admit I am not really sure where this recipe originally came from, but its one that we cook quite regularly due to its great flavours and how easy it is to make.  We make up the marinade before work and leave the chicken in it in the fridge, then all you need…

Kung Hei Fat Choy!

Today Celebrates the Chinese New Year, we are leaving the Year of the Dragon behind and moving into the Year of the Snake.  Apparently those who were born in the year of the Snake are regarded as intelligent, but can also be somewhat unscrupulous! Having never really cooked any Chinese food (except for the odd…

Jamie’s Golden Chicken

It seems that we are the only people on the planet not to own a copy of Jamie’s 30 minute meals, or at least within our circle of friends! and therefore I have felt a little left out!  So when he brought out 15 minute meals I made sure I got my copy! Christmas dinner…