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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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

Pork Kebabs with Asian spice (BBQ Chinese Pork Souvlaki)

Pork Kebabs with Asian spice (BBQ Chinese Pork Souvlaki)

Pork kebabs with Asian spice or known in my house as Chinese Souvlaki is an East meets West recipe. Tender pork belly kebabs marinated in an Oriental style marinade gives a nice twist on a traditional Cypriot cooking method. Using pork belly creates bite sized morsels…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Slow Roasted Pork Belly with Pomegranate Glaze

Slow Roasted Pork Belly with Pomegranate Glaze

My slow roasted pork belly recipe with pomegranate molasses glaze. 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 – there is a…

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…


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