Category: Recipes

Kale Crisps – How To Make Kale Chips

Kale Crisps – How To Make Kale Chips

Kale Crisps – how to make kale chips. Kale crisps are a fuss free, healthy and fun way to make kale chips. I like the addition of some spice when I’m making kale crisps but to be honest, just knowing how to make kale chips […]

Potato Bake Recipe with Pancetta, Thyme, Garlic and Lemon

Potato Bake Recipe with Pancetta, Thyme, Garlic and Lemon

My layered potato bake recipe is elevated with a few humble ingredients such as pancetta, thyme, garlic and lemon. Slowly cooked; the potatoes melt together, enveloping the other flavours for a deliciously more-ish concoction. Soft, chewy, a hint of crisp charring; I originally made this […]

Galantine’s Day Recipes! Enjoy a Galantine’s Day lunch or dinner with the girls

Who knew Galantine’s day even existed?! Well I didn’t until only recently when I was asked to create some Galantine’s Day recipes for February 13th. Before we get into the Galantine’s Day lunch or dinner recipes; if you’ve happened to stumble onto my blog post […]

Cote de Boeuf Recipe – how to cook the perfect cote de boeuf

Cote de Boeuf Recipe – how to cook the perfect cote de boeuf

Cote de Boeuf Recipe – there is something almost primal about a large slab of perfectly cooked cote de boeuf. Cote de Boeuf should be charred on the outside, molten pink in the center and seasoned heavily, it begs to be devoured. Try adding a dollop […]

How To Make Horseradish Gremolata

How To Make Horseradish Gremolata

Horseradish Gremolata is a great alternative and accompaniment to a traditional gremolata recipe. Horseradish gremolata with freshly grated horseradish gives this herby condiment a real kick and goes great with red meat. Gremolata is usually a combination of lots of finely chopped parsley, lemon zest and […]

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 […]

Mug Cake Recipe – Christmas Pudding in a mug as seen on ITV This Morning | Christmas Recipes

Mug Cake Recipe – Christmas Pudding in a mug as seen on ITV This Morning | Christmas Recipes

Mug Cake Recipe – Christmas pudding made in a mug, in the microwave in 90 seconds! Christmas Recipes. My microwave Christmas mug cake recipe recipe only takes a moment to cook and fills the air with the scent of Christmas. This Mug Cake Recipe is […]

Microwave Cooking Christmas Dinner in a Mug?! As seen on ITV This Morning | Christmas Recipes

Microwave Cooking Christmas Dinner in a Mug?! As seen on ITV This Morning | Christmas Recipes

Microwave Cooking doesn’t get any more spectacular than this – an entire Christmas dinner cooked in a mug, in the microwave in 5 minutes! And as far as a microwave cooking goes, this is awesome. Everything you could want from a Christmas recipe – crispy pancetta, […]

Prawn Saganaki – Microwave Mug Recipe (as seen on ITV This Morning)

Prawn Saganaki – Microwave Mug Recipe (as seen on ITV This Morning)

My Microwave Mug Recipe for Prawn Saganaki is rich, vibrant and surprisingly delicious! Traditionally a Greek recipe with tomatoes, prawns and feta, I’ve re-created this traditional dish as a really good microwave mug recipe and boy does it taste good! Perfect for a quick fix […]

Moussaka in a Mug?! Easy Moussaka Recipe done in 5 minutes. Microwave Mug Recipes

Moussaka in a Mug?! Easy Moussaka Recipe done in 5 minutes. Microwave Mug Recipes

Is there such a thing as an easy moussaka recipe? Yes, as it happens there is. Not only an easy moussaka recipe, but one cooked in five minutes in a mug in the microwave! This microwave mug recipe – moussaka in a mug comes straight […]

Braised Lettuce – delicious braised gem lettuce with peas

Braised Lettuce – delicious braised gem lettuce with peas

Braised Lettuce – what a revelation! Move over cold salads – lettuce just got hot! Braised lettuce, specifically braised gem lettuce is incredibly easy to make and a really fun alternative to the usual boiled veg. Braised lettuce is a delicious autumnal or winter dish, packed […]

Oven Dried Tomatoes – made at home and stored in olive oil

Oven Dried Tomatoes – made at home and stored in olive oil

Oven Dried Tomatoes – Made at Home and Stored in Olive Oil Oven dried tomatoes really do get better with age (well a day or two anyway). I store my oven dried tomatoes in olive oil for a couple of days to help enhance their […]

Candied Orange Peel Recipe – how to make candied peel

Candied Orange Peel Recipe – how to make candied peel

Everyone needs a candied orange peel recipe. Candied orange peel is a great recipe to have under your belt; really easy, makes the house smell lovely and can be used in dozens of ways.. and you’re not confined to just oranges.. I woke up one morning […]

Grape Jam Recipe – how to make grape jam without pectin

Grape Jam Recipe – how to make grape jam without pectin

Grape Jam Recipe without pectin. My homemade grape jam without using pectin recipe is a wonderfully dark and seductive concoction. Oozing with flavour, really easy to make (without using pectin) and a great way to use up a glut of grapes. If you want something […]

Microwave Mug Meals Cook Book by Theo

Microwave Mug Meals Cook Book by Theo

Microwave Mug Meals Cook Book – 50 incredibly tasty, home-made dishes – in an instant! Published by Lorenz Books You can order your signed copy here. Forget dodgy microwave meals, these are gourmet recipes cooked in a mug in the microwave – but don’t take my […]

Pork Souvlaki – How To Cook Pork Souvlaki (Cypriot BBQ)

Pork Souvlaki – How To Cook Pork Souvlaki (Cypriot BBQ)

Pork souvlaki is one of my favourite meats to cook on the BBQ – I mean just watch my video on how to make pork souvlaki and tell me your mouth isn’t watering! I’ll be blunt; when it comes to BBQ’s and cooking over charcoal […]

Halloween Recipes – ideas for Halloween food

Halloween Recipes – ideas for Halloween food

Halloween Recipes With Halloween fast approaching here are a few Halloween recipes for some Halloween food inspiration. It’s that time of year when the joy of having feral children dressed up as Elsa and Spiderman come knocking on your door demanding a handful of sweets […]

Fried Halloumi with honey and black sesame | Halloumi recipes

Fried Halloumi with honey and black sesame | Halloumi recipes

Fried Halloumi with honey and black sesame is so easy I feel a bit naughty even categorising this as a Halloumi recipe! Fried Halloumi is the famous Cypriot cheese is fabulous to cook with; its strong enough to hold up to some heat without melting […]

Courgette Chips (zucchini fries) – how to make the best courgette chips ever!

Courgette Chips (zucchini fries) – how to make the best courgette chips ever!

Courgette Chips (or zucchini fries if you don’t live in the UK!) are delicious and this easy to follow recipe will show you exactly how to make courgette chips that are crispy, delicious and a great way to use up a glut of courgettes taking […]

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 […]

BBQ Beer Can Chicken on Weber BBQ (Mastertouch)

BBQ Beer Can Chicken on Weber BBQ (Mastertouch)

BBQ beer can chicken – I was first introduced to this Australian creation by my mate Adam who does a mean beer can bird on his BBQ and decided it was time for me to give it go…sort of… After receiving my lovely shiny new […]

Grilled Zucchini Recipe – Grilled Courgettes with summer dressing

Grilled Zucchini Recipe – Grilled Courgettes with summer dressing

Grilled Zucchini recipe or Grilled Courgettes (if you live in the UK!) is one of the Michaels’ family staple BBQ vegetables. My grilled zucchini recipe (or grilled courgettes!) is served with a lemon, garlic and parsley dressing. Grilled zucchinis are a wonderful thing; charred exterior, […]

Minted Peas with Feta and Chilli – de-lish-us!

Minted Peas with Feta and Chilli – de-lish-us!

Minted peas are lovely. Minted peas with chilli are awesome. Minted peas with chilli and feta! Boom!! You’ve just hit the pea jackpot! These are my Greek inspired minted peas with feta and chilli, and a couple of other bits of course… my Greek minted […]

Bulgur Wheat Salad – my take on a tabbouleh recipe!

Bulgur Wheat Salad – my take on a tabbouleh recipe!

My Bulgur Wheat Salad – deliciously simple and healthy. I’ve got quite into bulgur wheat recently; something about the summer and wanting something light but not quintessentially a salad. Something fresh and filling but not heavy, potato salads are great, but sometimes I’m searching for that […]

Greek Potato Salad – how to make potato salad Greek style!

Greek Potato Salad – how to make potato salad Greek style!

A Greek Potato Salad is incredibly easy to make and should be garlicky, lemony and fresh with mint! Use nice waxy potatoes that hold their shape when cooked and don’t turn to mush. To be honest, I was in two minds whether to post my […]

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 […]

Chilli Raita – Raita Recipe

Chilli Raita – Raita Recipe

My Raita recipe is really just an Indian style Tzatziki – OK – I’m being facetious.. 🙂 there are obvious similarities but sometimes only a raita will do; earthy notes of cumin, slightly salty but always satisfying and refreshing. My raita recipe is a little different […]

Pickled Red Onion Recipe |Pickled Onion Recipe

Pickled Red Onion Recipe |Pickled Onion Recipe

My pickled red onion recipe is a joy to behold, actually any pickled onions are wonderful, but pickled red onions, in a jar is like a vibrant pink beacon of joy! I’ve got slightly carried away describing my pickled red onion recipe, but there is something […]


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