Starters and Salads

Sweet corn and Butternut squash Fritters

Sweet corn and Butternut squash Fritters

Sweet corn and Butternut Squash Fritters. My second canapés from my 12 days of canapés till Christmas. This Sweet corn and Butternut squash is so easy to make and very affordable. When I was putting plans together for these canapés I wanted to make sure […]

Prawns with Mango and Cranberries Salsa

Prawns with Mango and Cranberries Salsa

We do not mention the word Christmas in our house till after 14th November, Mr M’s birthday. So as Emma-Jane is now singing Christmas songs and we have watched our first Christmas movie this weekend. I do feel like it is time that I start […]

Grilled Prawns with Thai Slaw

Grilled Prawns with Thai Slaw

Few weeks back we had a few friends who we have not seen for almost a year coming over to stay for the weekend and I could not wait to see them all. They are my husband old housemates and their other half and since […]

Crispy Chilli and garlic Chicken

Crispy Chilli and garlic Chicken

This is what I call a beer snack, something that is a bit salty and spicy to make that cold beer test even better (please drink responsibly).  I made this for the first time a few year and we all loved it. It was meant to […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Summer is over and autumn is well and truly here. I have just had to put my heating on and packed away my summer attire. People are moaning about the end of the summer and although I have really enjoy this summer and let’s face […]

Eurovision Party

Eurovision Party

Yep, I said it. It is time for Europe (and Australia!!!) To get together as one and have a sing song. Now, you might say I am using any excuse to have a party and you would be right. A lot of my friends (more […]

Pea Soup with Candy Bacon

Pea Soup with Candy Bacon

I remember the first time I had pea soup, I was 19 and it was in Amsterdam. Some food is just so good that you remember when and where you were when you eat it! It was Dutch Pea soup, it was green and it […]

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Chinese New year It was only yesterday we were saying Happy New Year and making New Year resolutions. Now it is the turn of the Chinese to say Xin Nian Kuai Le (Mandarin) or Hei Fard Choy (Cantonese). The first thing that comes to mind […]

Prawn Cocktails with Chilli and Lime Granite

Prawn Cocktails with Chilli and Lime Granite

I was listening to BBC radio 2 on the way home from dropping Emma-Jane off to school this morning when Chris Even was talking about Comic Relief. This reminds me of a couple years ago when we did a Comic relief night with friends and […]



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