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Chexican Chicken Stir fry |Ever heard of Chexican food?

Chexican Chicken Stir fry |Ever heard of Chexican food?

Chexican food is the fusion of Mexican and Chinese cuisine and this stir fry recipe seriously hits the tastebud spot. Hot, sticky, smokey, crispy – what’s not to like?! This is my first Chexican recipe. Chexican food; the sweet and sharp of Chinese food combined with […]

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 […]

Feijoada | Brazilian Black Bean Stew Recipe (Brazilian Recipes)

Feijoada | Brazilian Black Bean Stew Recipe (Brazilian Recipes)

Feijoada, the Brazilian black bean stew is a deliciously dark and seductive black bean stew; it is the enigma that is Feijoada. I ate a ton of this stuff while kicking around Brazil for a couple of months and once you’ve had Feijoada it you […]

Beef Stifado – Greek Beef Stew Recipe

Beef Stifado – Greek Beef Stew Recipe

Beef Stifado is one of the most famous Greek Cypriot recipes. There is nothing like a steaming bowl of Beef stifado to warm the soul. A true taste of Cyprus in a bowl.. Beef Stifado is famous the world over for it’s fragrant and unique flavours, […]

Slow Roasted Pork Belly – crispy pork belly and crackling everytime

Slow Roasted Pork Belly – crispy pork belly and crackling everytime

My slow roasted pork belly recipe is perfect for crispy pork belly and crackling.  Watch my video recipes below to see how I make the best and easiest slow roasted pork belly that guarantees crispy pork belly and lovely crackling. A point on cooking pork […]

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 […]

Greek Orzo Recipe (Kritharaki) – Orzo Paella with Seafood

Greek Orzo Recipe (Kritharaki) – Orzo Paella with Seafood

This is my Orzo Paella recipe with seafood inspired by a traditional Greek Orzo recipe called kritharaki. This Greek orzo recipe originates from a humble Cypriot dish called ‘Kritharaki’ but I’ve added a few extras to create something new and utterly mouthwatering; an orzo paella (with a […]

How to make Jerk Chicken | Jerk Chicken Recipe

How to make Jerk Chicken | Jerk Chicken Recipe

This is my easy to follow Jerk Chicken Recipe – showing you exactly how to make Jerk Chicken. There is something about homemade jerk chicken that leaves a fiery tingle on your lips and enough Jamaican flavour to keep you coming back for more! If […]

Fried Chicken Wings Recipe – watch my video to make crispy fried chicken wings

Fried Chicken Wings Recipe – watch my video to make crispy fried chicken wings

Fried chicken wings recipe. These crunchy little rascals of crispy chicken wings are utterly moreish and the definition of a guilty indulgence.  What can I say about my fried chicken wings recipe? Honestly, I can’t tell you how satisfying a bowl of these crispy chicken wings are – […]

How to smoke salmon | Vanilla Hot Smoked Salmon Recipe

How to smoke salmon | Vanilla Hot Smoked Salmon Recipe

How to smoke salmon couldn’t be easier. My Vanilla hot smoked salmon recipe is a delicious way to cook salmon; vanilla hot smoked salmon. In this recipe post I’ll show you how to smoke salmon – at home, with no special equipment required! This is […]

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe | Pasta Carbonara | Carbonara Sauce

Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe | Pasta Carbonara | Carbonara Sauce

This Spaghetti Carbonara recipe is a wonderfully simple yet delicious pasta carbonara recipe. The origins of a carbonara sauce is a topic of debate and but pasta carbonara’s popularity is not. Spaghetti carbonara recipes vary dramatically, but I like to cook a pasta carbonara that is […]

Salt Baked Fish | Salmon Recipes | Salt Dough Recipe

Salt Baked Fish | Salmon Recipes | Salt Dough Recipe

Salt baked fish cooked via a salt dough recipe is divine, it holds in all the moisture creating a deliciously succulent fish. I’ve done a lot of salmon recipes, but this particular salt baked salmon recipe is a total show stopper that adds a little […]

Duck Breast with Prune and Chocolate Red Wine Sauce – duck breast recipes

Duck Breast with Prune and Chocolate Red Wine Sauce – duck breast recipes

Cooking duck breast couldn’t be easier and my duck breast recipe with chocolate and prune sauce is just delicious. I love duck; in fact anything that quacks is fine by me and this recipe doesn’t disappoint. Succulent duck breast complimented with a rich velvety prune and […]

Prawn Curry Recipe – have a Ruby Murray tonight!

Prawn Curry Recipe – have a Ruby Murray tonight!

Prawn Curry Recipe (aka my prawn ruby murray) – an easy curry recipe to create a rich and fragrant prawn curry packed with flavour and utterly delicious. My Prawn Curry recipe offers real depth of flavour with a rich smoky tomato base, slightly sweet with a […]

Sea bass Recipe – Steamed Sea bass with Ginger and Sesame Oil Dressing

Sea bass Recipe – Steamed Sea bass with Ginger and Sesame Oil Dressing

My sea bass recipe is really delicate with a fragrant ginger and sesame oil dressing. For this sea bass recipe I find steaming the sea bass keeps it incredibly succulent and moist. It delivers such a clean pure taste that your body thanks you for […]

Salmon en Croute Recipe – Salmon Parcels with some va va voom!

Salmon en Croute Recipe – Salmon Parcels with some va va voom!

Salmon en croute recipe – a classic, little salmon parcels lovingly enveloped in puff pastry and layered with a rich mushroom sauce. For my salmon en croute recipe, instead of making little individual salmon parcels I always use a whole side of salmon. The reason? Simple, deep down I’m an […]

How to Cook Beef Short Ribs – Slow Cooked Beef Short Ribs with BBQ Glaze

How to Cook Beef Short Ribs – Slow Cooked Beef Short Ribs with BBQ Glaze

How to Cook Beef Short Ribs. Slow cooked beef short ribs are tender, succulent and always have you coming back for more – especially with my BBQ glaze lacquered over the top. Eating a pile of barbecued slow cooked beef short ribs is almost carnal […]

BBQ Pork Ribs Recipe – cooking ribs at home

BBQ Pork Ribs Recipe – cooking ribs at home

BBQ pork ribs are mouth-watering delicious! Slow cooked, BBQ pork ribs, meaty, succulent, falling off the bone, packed with flavour – this is a dish to serve with friends or family to get down and dirty with! BBQ pork ribs couldn’t be easier to cook or tastier […]

Leftover Rice Recipe perfect for my Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

Leftover Rice Recipe perfect for my Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

Fried Rice Recipe – this is really a leftover rice recipe, if you try using just cooked rice it’ll be stodge, you want leftover rice that is cold and is perfect for a fried rice recipe. My leftover rice recipe is the only way to […]

Chipotle Recipes – Mexican Seafood Recipe

Chipotle Recipes – Mexican Seafood Recipe

Chipotle Recipes – my Mexican Seafood recipe is hot, hot, hot! A Mexican inspired recipe, the chipotle paste give this a deliciously smokey flavour which compliments the sweetness of the shellfish. One of my chipotle recipes, my Mexican Seafood Recipe is sloppy, rustic and fiery – the […]

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes – new potatoes roasted with rosemary recipe

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes – new potatoes roasted with rosemary recipe

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes – when you fancy something a little different to roasted spuds these rosemary roasted new potatoes have a great fragrant aroma and a wonderful texture… Rosemary roasted potatoes are a great alternative to the usual roasted spud. I tend to use new […]

Kleftiko – Greek Slow Cooked Lamb! Lamb Kleftiko Recipe

Kleftiko – Greek Slow Cooked Lamb! Lamb Kleftiko Recipe

Kleftiko is the original Greek slow cooked lamb recipe. Nothing will send your tastebuds to a Greek Cypriot taverna quicker than lamb Kleftiko. Kleftiko is slow cooked lamb that remains totally succulent and literally falls off the bone (you can cut it with a spoon, seriously, you can) and […]

Pastitsio Recipe – Macaroni de forno | Greek Pasta Bake

Pastitsio Recipe – Macaroni de forno | Greek Pasta Bake

Pastitsio is a typical Greek Cypriot pasta bake also known as Macaroni de forno. Pastitsio or Macaroni de forno or whatever you want to call it is a wonderful creamy and meaty Greek pasta bake that can be served hot or cold. Pastitsio (or Macaroni […]

Tofu Stir Fry – Deep Fried Tofu with Coriander & Chilli dressing

Tofu Stir Fry – Deep Fried Tofu with Coriander & Chilli dressing

Tofu Stir Fry – deep fried tofu with coriander and chilli dressing. I first tried a tofu stir fry whilst travelling through China and I was converted. Deep fried tofu in batter was delicious! You either love it or simply don’t see the point of […]

Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe – Mr Wei’s Duck Stir Fry

Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe – Mr Wei’s Duck Stir Fry

Sweet and sour sauce recipe – Mr Wei’s stir fry duck recipe. Forget fluorescent orange sauces; this sweet and sour sauce recipe used in my duck stir fry is simple, sharp, sweet and as authentic as it gets. I was shown this sweet and sour sauce recipe by Mr Wei whom kept a […]

Greek Lamb Recipe – My Mum’s Incredible Lemon Lamb Neck Recipe

Greek Lamb Recipe – My Mum’s Incredible Lemon Lamb Neck Recipe

Greek Lamb Recipe – what other three words could be the epitome of a Greek dish?! This is my mum’s incredible Greek lemon lamb neck fillet recipe. Thanks Mum! x My mum’s greek lamb recipe is simplicity itself, but-oh-so-tasty.. Rich flavours of lamb neck fillet […]

Drunken Chicken in Cider – Chicken cooked in Cider

Drunken Chicken in Cider – Chicken cooked in Cider

A week night mistake come good – this is a great chicken fricassee recipe to serve to the whole family for an informal lunch or dinner, lots of sauce and plenty of tasty!


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