Category: Recipes

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 […]

Tandoori Salmon Recipe | Salmon Marinade Recipe

Tandoori Salmon Recipe | Salmon Marinade Recipe

My tandoori salmon recipe is basically an Indian inspired salmon marinade. I first made my tandoori salmon recipe a few years ago for a BBQ and it was a huge success – in fact it stole the show. I’ve wanted to post my tandoori salmon recipe for a […]

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 […]

Coconut Prawn Curry Recipe | Simple Fish Curry Recipe

Coconut Prawn Curry Recipe | Simple Fish Curry Recipe

My Coconut Prawn Curry (another wonderful coconut milk recipe!) is aromatic and mild – great for kids or grownups that are a little chilli adverse. My coconut prawn curry has a lovely balance of richness from the coconut milk and aromatic from the cumin. But still subtle enough […]

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 […]

Uchucuta Marinated BBQ Pork Chops | Peruvian Recipe

Uchucuta Marinated BBQ Pork Chops | Peruvian Recipe

Uchucuta is a traditional Peruvian salsa predominantly made with chilli, herbs and cheese – but I love using it as a marinade for my Peruvian Pork Chops cooked on the BBQ. Uchucuta is totally addictive, I use it as a marinade, a dressing and even […]

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 […]

Melitzanosalata – the famous Greek aubergine dip

Melitzanosalata – the famous Greek aubergine dip

Melitzanosalata is a a deliciously moreish dip of smoky burnt aubergines, garlic, lots of olive oil and a touch of lemon.  Melitzanosalata is the famous Greek Eggplant Dip (Greek Aubergine Dip depending on where you live!) If there was a holy trinity of dips in Cyprus […]

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 […]

How to Make Jerk Sauce | Jerk Sauce Recipe

How to Make Jerk Sauce | Jerk Sauce Recipe

How to make Jerk sauce is a good thing to know. Why? Because it tastes bloody magic that’s why! A good Jerk Sauce Recipe should set your taste-buds on fire and leave you salivating for more – enjoy my Jerk chicken marinade recipe. You’re getting […]

Monkfish Kebabs with Pancetta | Monkfish Recipe

Monkfish Kebabs with Pancetta | Monkfish Recipe

Monkfish kebabs are perfect for a decadent BBQ – especially wrapped in pancetta with a little tapenade.. If you are looking for a monkfish recipe for the BBQ, then my Monkfish kebabs are perfect! Marinated monkfish in a light tapenade, wrapped in pancetta and skewered onto. […]


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