Category: Recipes

Grilled Goats Cheese Recipe | BBQ Goats Cheese with Dates

Grilled Goats Cheese Recipe | BBQ Goats Cheese with Dates

Grilled Goats Cheese is a wonderful way to cook goats cheese on the BBQ. But add a few other simple ingredients and you go from good to great! There are a lot of grilled goats cheese recipes, but my grilled goats cheese parcels are a […]

Churrasco with Chimichurri Recipe | BBQ Steak Skewers

Churrasco with Chimichurri Recipe | BBQ Steak Skewers

Welcome to my homemade churrasco with chimichurri sauce recipe. Think large cubes of succulent steak on a skewer, cooked fast over searing hot charcoal then dressed with the zesty sharp freshness of the famous Argentinian sauce; chimichurri.    You can cook churrasco (steak kebabs) on a regular […]

Yiouvetsi Recipe – Greek Lamb and Orzo Pasta Bake | Greek Recipes

Yiouvetsi Recipe – Greek Lamb and Orzo Pasta Bake | Greek Recipes

Yiouvetsi 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 your own; maybe a few times a month – if […]

Chicken Souvlaki | Greek BBQ Chicken Recipe

Chicken Souvlaki | Greek BBQ Chicken Recipe

Chicken souvlaki couldn’t be easier to make and comes with a smoky flavour that works great on the BBQ. Souvlaki is Greek for small pieces of meat cooked on small skewers and my chicken souvlaki is smoky, charred on the outside and moist on the inside. Chicken […]

Souvla – How to make Lamb Souvla (Slow Cooked BBQ Lamb Cypriot Style)

Souvla – How to make Lamb Souvla (Slow Cooked BBQ Lamb Cypriot Style)

Souvla = large pieces of meat BBQ’d on a very large stick. Souvla, the word conjures an image to those in the know; slow cooked chunks of lamb turning on a skewer over ashen coals. The smell of sizzling meat meandering through the air..  You […]

Homemade BBQ Sauce | Easy BBQ Sauce Recipe!

Homemade BBQ Sauce | Easy BBQ Sauce Recipe!

My homemade BBQ sauce recipe just got easy! Ever wondered how to make a BBQ sauce? Then look no further – here’s my step-by-step guide on making your own super-quick (and easy) BBQ sauce. When I’m feeling a little naughty and want to roll my sleeves up […]

Bean Salad Recipe | Mixed Bean Salad

Bean Salad Recipe | Mixed Bean Salad

An easy but delicious bean salad recipe with lots of herbs and a sharp lemon dressing. I love the rustic feeling of a good mixed bean salad. I would say my bean salad recipe is really a mixed bean and herb salad. It’s the herbs […]

Lemon Curd Recipe with Thyme | How to make Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd Recipe with Thyme | How to make Lemon Curd

A good lemon curd recipe for me, should literally be a jar of sunshine. Gloriously vibrant yellow – the culmination of lemon juice, zest and deep orange egg yolks. I want a lemon curd recipe that’s thick like Nutella so you can spread it on […]

Pork Shoulder Roast with Apricot Glaze | Slow Cooked Pork

Pork Shoulder Roast with Apricot Glaze | Slow Cooked Pork

Imagine…a slow cooked pork shoulder roast….succulent, moist, cloaked in an apricot glaze…and stuffed with apricots and rosemary…a mouthwatering pork shoulder roast.  The apricot glaze creates a sticky, sweet, sharp coating complimenting the slow cooked pork shoulder roast perfectly. My slow cooked pork shoulder roast recipe […]

Grilled Mackerel Recipes | How to Cook Mackerel

Grilled Mackerel Recipes | How to Cook Mackerel

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

Lemon Garlic Dressing | Lemon Vinaigrette

Lemon Garlic Dressing | Lemon Vinaigrette

My Lemon Garlic Dressing aka a basic Lemon Vinaigrette recipe with the addition of some herbs.  My lemon garlic dressing or lemon vinaigrette is packed with big headline flavors; garlic, lemon and a herb – if I’m using this dressing on meat I tend to use […]

Valentines Night Top Tips

Valentines Night Top Tips

Top tips for getting it right on Valentines night – I can help with the food but for everything else you’re on your own! 🙂

How to make Crepes | Crepes Recipe

How to make Crepes | Crepes Recipe

How to make crepes couldn’t be easier with this uber quick and simple Crepes recipe. Quite simply, this is a crepe recipe that will show you how to make crepes, or how I make crepes anyway. How to make crepes couldn’t be easier and I […]

How to Make Fluffy Pancakes | Easy Buttermilk Pancakes (without Buttermilk)

How to Make Fluffy Pancakes | Easy Buttermilk Pancakes (without Buttermilk)

How to make fluffy pancakes – in essence these are easy buttermilk pancakes without the buttermilk!  There are a ton of pancake recipes showing you how to make pancakes, from the thin French crepe to my banana trail pancakes.   Making fluffy pancakes in the Michaels’ household […]

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 […]

How to cook Pork Chops | Pork Chops Recipe with Burnt Lemon

How to cook Pork Chops | Pork Chops Recipe with Burnt Lemon

How to cook pork chops, not just, how to cook pork chops, but how to cook the best ever pork chops! There are lots of pork chop recipes but my quick and easy pork chop recipe is a rustic dish of beauty. My pork chop […]

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 […]

Orzo Salad | Orzo and Feta Salad – a bowl of sunshine!

Orzo Salad | Orzo and Feta Salad – a bowl of sunshine!

There are tons of Orzo salad recipes and this is one of my favourites; it’s a real ‘summer in a bowl’ type dish. Chewy orzo, sharp feta and a warm salad dressing made from the juices of roasted baby plum tomatoes. I made this for […]

Tandoori Paste Recipe

Tandoori Paste Recipe

My Tandoori Paste Recipe is basically your one-stop-shop for a tandoori inspired marinade. An incredibly easy tandoori paste recipe that is quick to put together and will create a delicious tandoori paste that you can slather or marinate pretty much anything with. My favourite is […]

Churros Recipe | Easy Homemade Churros with Chocolate Sauce and Cinnamon Sugar

Churros Recipe | Easy Homemade Churros with Chocolate Sauce and Cinnamon Sugar

My Churros Recipe is as authentic as it gets and comes straight from my Mexican friend Marianna! We followed her authentic Churros recipe to the letter and it couldn’t have been easier. This churros recipe created piping hot elongated doughnuts that we served as part of […]

Teriyaki Sauce Recipe – used on everything!

Teriyaki Sauce Recipe – used on everything!

This is a really easy Teriyaki Sauce recipe, there are a ton of other teriyaki recipes ranging from the most simplistic to others that must be cooked only during a full moon and while standing on one leg. The teriyaki sauce recipe I now use has evolved […]

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry with Teriyaki Sauce | Beef Teriyaki

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry with Teriyaki Sauce | Beef Teriyaki

My Beef and Broccoli stir fry recipe is a family favourite especially when we want to use up some leftover roast beef! Tenderstem broccoli, thinly sliced beef, loads of garlic, a few mushrooms and a homemade teriyaki sauce – what more could you want for […]

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 […]

Flatbread Recipe No Yeast | Two Ingredients (How to make Flat Bread)

Flatbread Recipe No Yeast | Two Ingredients (How to make Flat Bread)

My flatbread recipe no yeast is such an easy flatbread recipe! Ever wondered how to make flatbreads? Well, you’ve come to the right spot! Especially if you want to make super easy flatbreads without yeast. This is literally two ingredient flatbread. Flatbread recipes have been […]

Asparagus Potato Soup | Gluten Free Soup Recipe

Asparagus Potato Soup | Gluten Free Soup Recipe

My asparagus and potato soup is made with the stalk of asparagus saving the spear end for something pretty. Using potatoes in the soup gives it a slight creaminess – a great gluten free soup recipe.  This asparagus potato soup is a gluten free soup recipe […]

Lamb Ribs Recipe with my Greek Marinade for Lamb

Lamb Ribs Recipe with my Greek Marinade for Lamb

My lamb ribs recipe is a best kept secret – roasted lamb ribs are totally underused, packed with flavour, easy to cook and cheap (the lot in the photo cost me a fiver from my local butcher).  Combine Lamb Ribs with my Greek marinade for […]

How to make Pasta – homemade pasta recipe

How to make Pasta – homemade pasta recipe

How to make pasta – homemade pasta is a wondrous thing and making your own pasta dough is as therapeutic as it is enjoyable to eat. Ever so easy yet transforms the most simplistic of pasta dishes into something to savour and cherish. This is my […]

Homemade Ravioli with Halloumi | Raviolies Kypros

Homemade Ravioli with Halloumi | Raviolies Kypros

Homemade ravioli is made with homemade pasta and stuffed with Greek cheese; Raviolies. These delicious morsels of homemade ravioli stuffed with the sunshine of Cyprus; Halloumi cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, rocket and olives. Known as raviolies. Check out my other pasta recipes here. Did you know the […]


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