Chicken drumsticks with asparagus

All you need is a big tray. Ingredients 1 kg new potatoes, halved 1 tbsp vegetable oil 10 chicken drumsticks or 8 thighs 2 cloves of garlic, unpeeled 4 rosemary springs 1 lemon, halved 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed Method Portion: 4 Preparation: 5 minutes to cut and trim...

Creamy Chicken and Potatoes

One of the easiest dinners I can imagine. Ingredients 20 baby new potatoes 650 g chicken breasts, tinly sliced 2 cans of creamy chicken soup 1 small can of sweetcorn Salt, pepper Method Portion: 4 Preparation: 10-15 minutes to chop, cut and dice Cooking time: 4-5...

Vegetable Stew

A vegetarian meal. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp red chili, chopped 1 tbsp ginger, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 2 red peppers, chopped into 1 cm pieces 410 g can chickpeas, drained 1 tbsp...

Slow Cooker Lamb Hot Pot

A slow cooker version of my favourite lamb recipe. Ingredients 2 small onions, finely chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 2 large cloves of garlic, finely chopped 4 pieces of 4 cm thick lamb neck chops 115 g black pudding, cut into 4 55 g pearl barley, soaked 3 tbsp flour...

Slow Cooker Salmon and Vegetables

A healthy fish dinner. Ingredients 2 large carrots, diced 2 large onions, finely chopped 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced 10 baby new potatoes, cut in half lengthways a handful of frozen peas 100 g green beans, chopped into 2 cm pieces 6 tbsp olive oil 1...

Thai Chicken Wings

Here is another recipe if you crave some Asian flavours. Ingredients 10-15 chicken wings, tips removed and separated at the knuckle 100 ml low sodium soy sauce 50 g brown sugar 150 g tomato ketchup 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped 75 ml dry sherry 1 tbsp sesame oil 8...

Mexican Chicken Thighs

Try the below recipe for some Mexican flavour. ;) Ingredients 8 chicken thighs, preferably boneless and skinless 125 g salsa 350 ml chicken stock 2 carrots, diced 1 medium onion, diced 1 small can of sweetcorn 1 can of black beans 1 green pepper, diced 1 tsp ground...

Broccoli Beef with a touch of Asian flavour

Being on maternity leave again it is time to get the slow cooker out of the cupboard! :) The slow cooker is my best friend when I don't have time to cook during the day. I either prepare the ingredients the previous evening or early in the morning before getting the...

Pork medallions with lentils

I sometimes pick up recipe cards from supermarkets. It's a good way to find new ideas for dinner and to broaden my repertoire. This one is one of them with a little modification. We like lentils. They are filling and full of nutrients and can be used in many different...

Pea and mint salmon risotto recipe

I love fish. In every way. Sometimes when there aren't any plans for dinner and I fancy fish, I just pop in the grocery shop or fishmonger's on the way home and buy a couple of salmon fillets. All the other ingredients for this salmon risotto recipe are always on...

Bean Goulash

Variation for the famous goulash. In my opinion this goulash resembles the picture tourists and non-Hungarians associate with Hungarian goulash more than its sibling, goulash soup, due to its thickness. If you eat a big bowl of bean goulash you can be rest assured to...

Sugar free Banana Pancakes

When my daughter started on solids it soon turned out that she had dairy intolerance. This was a very new thing for me as no-one in my family has ever had any intolerance to food or any allergies. Lucky me, eh? :) At first I was very worried but after reading a lot...

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