Category: lunch

Tuna Poke with Marmalade Glaze and Giant Cous-Cous Recipe – David Lloyd Clubs

Tuna Poke with Marmalade Glaze and Giant Cous-Cous Recipe – David Lloyd Clubs

Tuna Poke (pronounced ‘po-keh’) is the second video recipe I’ve done in the new David Lloyd food series. Marmalade Glazed Tuna Poke Recipe with Giant Cous-Cous – what’s not to like?! After the great success and feedback from our first video (did you see the […]

Grilled Octopus | How to cook tender octopus crispy

Grilled Octopus | How to cook tender octopus crispy

Grilled Octopus – how to cook octopus and importantly how to cook octopus so it is tender seems to be cloaked in mystery – but it’s easier than you think.. Grilled Octopus, baked octopus, octopus stew, however you want to cook it; I always start […]

Corned Beef Hash | My Recipe For Corned Beef Hash with Baked Eggs

Corned Beef Hash | My Recipe For Corned Beef Hash with Baked Eggs

Corned Beef Hash – This is my Corned Beef Hash recipe with Baked Eggs all cooked in one pot – the perfect family brunch! (even the kids liked it..) Corned beef hash recipes vary and in general I reckon corned beef hash has a bad […]

Microwave Cooking for One – Spaghetti Carbonara (as seen on ITV This Morning)

Microwave Cooking for One – Spaghetti Carbonara (as seen on ITV This Morning)

Microwave Cooking for one – Spaghetti Carbonara in a mug! Traditional spaghetti carbonara is a total guilty pleasure of mine – I always end up ordering this in our local Italian restaurant Microwave cooking for one doesn’t have to be a chore. Try making my […]

Padron Peppers – Spanish style grilled peppers (Pimientos de Padrón)

Padron Peppers – Spanish style grilled peppers (Pimientos de Padrón)

Padron Peppers are the famous grilled peppers from Spain, known as Pimientos de Padrón.  I was first introduced to these darling grilled peppers when in Majjorca on our family holiday and they are the epitome of a tapas. I first decided to cook these in the […]

Bombay Potato Recipe – How To Make Bombay Potatoes

Bombay Potato Recipe – How To Make Bombay Potatoes

Bombay Potato Recipe – let me show you how to make Bombay potatoes at home. These are delicious, I mean really, really, delicious! Bombay potatoes are an old-school favorite and go with just about everything, especially with my homemade tandoori salmon! Want to make a curry […]

Keftedes recipe – Greek Meatballs

Keftedes recipe – Greek Meatballs

My Keftedes recipe is a traditional Greek meze dish; in essence they are Greek meatballs and are loved by everyone – I have literally never met a single soul that didn’t devour a handful of keftedes at any given opportunity! Keftedes are perfect party food, traditionally […]

How to Cook Octopus | Greek inspired Octopus Recipe

How to Cook Octopus | Greek inspired Octopus Recipe

How to cook octopus couldn’t be easier and my octopus recipe will show you how exactly how to cook tender octopus. I always start with a slow braise to tenderise my octopus, from there you can grill, fry, BBQ, eat cold, whatever.. How to cook octopus […]

Stewed Eels with Parsley Sauce | Eel Recipes

Stewed Eels with Parsley Sauce | Eel Recipes

A classic East London Stewed Eels recipe. Eel recipes? You heard! Eel recipes seem to be on the decline in the UK which is a shame – so here’s my stewed eels recipe for the old school amongst us. If you’re reading this from outside […]

Lamb Flatbreads – Easy Homemade Lamb Flatbreads recipe

Lamb Flatbreads – Easy Homemade Lamb Flatbreads recipe

Lamb flatbreads couldn’t be easier to make (literally done in 20 minutes including making your own flatbread dough!) Spicy minced lamb topping roasted in the oven for 5 minutes (yes, 5 minutes!) and you’re good to go! Lamb flatbreads fundamentally requires two important components – […]

Gemista Recipe – Greek Stuffed Vegetables Roasted Whole

Gemista Recipe – Greek Stuffed Vegetables Roasted Whole

Gemista are the famous Greek stuffed peppers (pron. Yemista).  In fact, Gemista is Greek for any stuffed vegetable roasted whole, usually stuffed with rice. Typically stuffed peppers or beef tomatoes are the most popular.  Gemista (Greek stuffed peppers and tomatoes) work amazingly well as a […]

Thai Seafood Salad | Thai Salad Recipe

Thai Seafood Salad | Thai Salad Recipe

My Thai Salad, my Thai seafood salad to be exact! There’s something very cleansing and pure about this seafood salad. Lots of lovely seafood and vegetables tangled in thick rice noodles with a delectable hot, spicy, sweet, sour dressing that is very light but still […]

Grilled scallops in garlic butter | BBQ Scallops

Grilled scallops in garlic butter | BBQ Scallops

Grilled Scallops with Garlic Butter is a wonderful thing. There’s no mucking about with this one – scallops in their shell, a dollop of garlic butter, straight on to the BBQ. I love barbecued scallops – simple, classic, utterly mouthwatering… Just be sure to have plenty […]

Grilled Sardines with Chipotle Dressing | BBQ Sardine Recipes

Grilled Sardines with Chipotle Dressing | BBQ Sardine Recipes

Grilled Sardines with Chipotle dressing – awesome. Grilled sardines taste delicious (especially on the BBQ) and need nothing more than a light dressing. They’re cheap, like ridiculously cheap – I bought 5 the other day for a £1. They’re sustainable, they’re healthy and sardines always […]

Grilled Clams with Cambodian Ginger Dressing | BBQ Clam Recipes

Grilled Clams with Cambodian Ginger Dressing | BBQ Clam Recipes

Grilled clams cooked on the BBQ with a Cambodian Ginger Dressing – I should stop writing now. Soft succulent morsels of shellfish steamed in their own little shells. Combine those grilled clams cooked on the l with my Cambodian influenced ginger dressing and the smokiness from the […]

Chicken Gyro Recipe – How To Make Chicken Gyros

Chicken Gyro Recipe – How To Make Chicken Gyros

Chicken Gyro Recipe… nuf said. Watch how to make awesome Chicken Gyros – the ubiquitous Greek chicken wraps are found all over Greece and Cyprus. It is a culmination of soft chewy pita, tender grilled meat, refreshing salad, tzatziki (yogurt mint dip) and a handful of fries all wrapped up in […]

Giouvetsi (Youvetsi) – Lamb Roasted with Orzo | Greek Recipe

Giouvetsi (Youvetsi) – Lamb Roasted with Orzo | Greek Recipe

Giouvetsi, Youvetsi, even Gouvetsi, however you want to spell it, this is a traditional Greek Orzo and Lamb Recipe; the original one pot meal. How many times have you thought “what the bloody hell am I going to cook today for everyone?” If you live on […]

Grilled Mackerel Recipes | How to Cook Mackerel Recipes

Grilled Mackerel Recipes | How to Cook Mackerel Recipes

Grilled Mackerel is my favourite way to go when handling this shiny slither of the sea. Lots of people ask how to cook mackerel and the truth is; cooking mackerel couldn’t be easier. For me, a great mackerel recipe is a short mackerel recipe. My […]

Baked Chicken Wings with Honey, Soy and Black Sesame

Baked Chicken Wings with Honey, Soy and Black Sesame

Baked chicken wings with honey and soy glaze couldn’t be easier! The honey and soy glaze is sticky, sweet with a little kick of chilli! Chicken wings are incredibly cheap, easy to cook and always satisfy – just remember to make roast more hot wings than you think […]

Clay Pot Rice | Hong Kong Clay Pot Recipes

Clay Pot Rice | Hong Kong Clay Pot Recipes

Clay Pot Rice always reminds me of Hong Kong…  Strolling along the streets of Kowloon market the main event is the street food, in particular the clay pot rice and the black bean clams (but more on the clams another day…). Clay Pot Rice Recipe is inspired […]

Chicken Livers Recipe – Fried Chicken Livers with Grand Marnier

Chicken Livers Recipe – Fried Chicken Livers with Grand Marnier

Chicken Livers Recipe – that’s right – fried chicken livers I love them pan fried, crispy and soft in the center.  If you’re a fan of chicken livers then you’ll love my pan-fried chicken livers recipe. If you’re not a fan of chicken livers; you’ll still […]

Pourgouri recipe – Bulgur Wheat Recipe | Greek Recipes

Pourgouri recipe – Bulgur Wheat Recipe | Greek Recipes

Pourgouri is a traditional Cypriot recipe. Pourgouri is a delicious accompaniment made from bulgur wheat and vermicelli noodles which is full flavoured, easy to make and goes with just about everything! Pourgouri is a Bulgur wheat recipe. Bulgur Wheat Recipes have been around for literally thousands of […]

Thai Beef Salad | Summer of Love Thai Beef Salad Recipe

Thai Beef Salad | Summer of Love Thai Beef Salad Recipe

Thai Beef Salad – there are some salads you eat that you literally feel your body thanking you for. That’s exactly how I feel when I’m diving into a bowl of my Thai Beef Salad. Crunchy, fresh, zesty, nostalgic flavours of Thailand and Vietnam this is the […]

Greek Sausage Cassoulet | Loukaniko Greek Sausage

Greek Sausage Cassoulet | Loukaniko Greek Sausage

My sausage cassoulet may have it’s origins in France but is firmly being invaded by the Greeks. The main ingredient is Loukaniko – a delicious Greek sausage [insert smutty joke here]. A sausage cassoulet is a really cheap but tasty way of feeding the family and using […]

Bone Marrow Recipe | Roasted Bone Marrow Gratin – living the dream…!

Bone Marrow Recipe | Roasted Bone Marrow Gratin – living the dream…!

Let your inner caveman loose and indulge in this ridiculously simple but oh so indulgent bone marrow recipe (can I even call it a recipe?).  Roasted Bone Marrow Recipe with Gratin, the gratin is what makes this dish, it gives the crunch that is needed. Perfect […]

Zucchini Pancakes – Greek inspired Courgette and Feta Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes – Greek inspired Courgette and Feta Pancakes

Zucchini pancakes – these are my brand new Greek inspired zucchini pancakes recipe with feta, otherwise known as courgette and feta pancakes! My zucchini pancakes are great if you fancy a savoury pancakes and perfect for brunch (or dinner on Pancake day)! Zucchini pancakes are […]

Fried Calamari Recipe – also known as Salt and Pepper Squid

Fried Calamari Recipe – also known as Salt and Pepper Squid

Fried Calamari recipe or Salt and Pepper Squid is the ultimate fried calamari recipe; crispy, fiery exterior and soft tender center..  Fried calamari tends to conjure images of Greek islands and scoffing platefuls with nothing more than a squeeze of lemon and the sound of […]

Microwave Salmon – 3 minute Provence Peas & Salmon in the Microwave!

Microwave Salmon – 3 minute Provence Peas & Salmon in the Microwave!

I love this microwave salmon recipe. But can it be true? A healthy, delicious (and cheap) dish cooked in literally 3 minutes? Yes. Welcome to my microwave salmon recipe, one of my favourite kids recipes. Easy dinner recipe for Parents – this is the one […]


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