Winter

Italian Beef Stew in Parmesan Herb Popovers

Italian Beef Stew in Parmesan Herb Popovers

A hearty, comforting beef stew recipe, with tomatoes, herbs, carrots and potatoes, served over flavourful Parmesan herb popovers. [...]

March 7, 2014 Jennifer M Main Courses 13

Bangers and Mash: Sausage and Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes with an Onion and Mustard Gravy

Bangers and Mash: Sausage and Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes with an Onion and Mustard Gravy

Simple, satisfying comfort food. Sausages and Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes with an Onion and Mustard Gravy. Ready in about 30 minutes! [...]

March 4, 2014 Jennifer M Main Courses 10

Indian Spiced Stew with Chicken and Potatoes in a Creamy Tomato Sauce

Indian Spiced Stew with Chicken and Potatoes in a Creamy Tomato Sauce

A hearty Indian Spiced Chicken stew with potatoes in a spicy tomato and cream sauce. Perfect served with yogurt and naan bread. [...]

February 25, 2014 Jennifer M Main Courses 28

Chicken and Mushrooms in a Creamy Mustard Tarragon Sauce

Chicken and Mushrooms in a Creamy Mustard Tarragon Sauce

A quick and easy one-pot weeknight meal, features chicken and mushrooms in a creamy mustard and tarragon sauce. Uses any cut of chicken and grainy mustard. [...]

February 21, 2014 Jennifer M Main Courses 16

Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

Creamy Chicken Corn Chowder

A creamy and hearty chicken, potato and corn chowder, perfect for a filling dinner soup. A perfect use for left-over cooked chicken. [...]

February 18, 2014 Jennifer M Soups 18

Dad’s Christmas Shortbread Cookies

Dad’s Christmas Shortbread Cookies

These are traditional British-style shortbread cookies, decorated for Christmas with quartered red or green glace cherries, red or green sprinkles or a walnut piece or blanched, slivered almond. [...]

December 5, 2013 Jennifer M Sweets 30

Warm Roasted Tomato, Onion and Feta Salad

Warm Roasted Tomato, Onion and Feta Salad

This is a lovely way to enjoy tomatoes in the winter time, when they are not at their best eaten raw. Roasting them brings out that lovely tomato flavour we crave. Combined with roasted onions and feta, this is an excellent warm salad side or perfect for the buffet table as it is excellent warm [...]

December 3, 2013 Jennifer M Salads, Side Dishes 18

Cinnamon Crunch Bread Pudding with Creme Anglaise

Cinnamon Crunch Bread Pudding with Creme Anglaise

A delicious cinnamon and sugar topped bread pudding recipe, topped with a creamy creme anglaise sauce. A great way to use up your stale bread. [...]

November 11, 2013 Jennifer M Breads, Sweets 17

The Classics: Beef Ragu Pasta Sauce

The Classics: Beef Ragu Pasta Sauce

A classic beef ragu pasta sauce recipe that is slow-cooked with tomatoes and spices and served over thick pasta. Uses economical stewing beef. [...]

November 7, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses 14

Warm Spiced Beef Curry and Rice

Warm Spiced Beef Curry and Rice

A fork-tender beef curry, featuring warm spices such as ginger and cinammon. Made with coconut milk and tomatoes, for a flavourful sauce. Served with rice. [...]

February 4, 2013 Jennifer M Main Courses 15

Paprika Spiced Cauliflower Soup

Paprika Spiced Cauliflower Soup

A traditional Hungarian paprika-spiced cauliflower soup (Karfiolleves), that is quick and easy, as well as tasty with just the right amount of heat to warm you up on a cold winter day. [...]

January 24, 2013 Jennifer M Soups 13

Pressed Roasted Vegetable Sandwich with Goat Cheese, Balsamic and Arugula

Pressed Roasted Vegetable Sandwich with Goat Cheese, Balsamic and Arugula

Back in the summer, I posted a Picnic Perfect Pressed Sandwich. It’s perfect for summer lunches. But it’s Winter now, and a different type of pressed sandwich is in order. Here’s my favourite – roasted vegetables, with a balsamic drizzle, goat cheese and arugula, pressed on a ciabata bun and lightly toasted in a panini [...]

January 20, 2013 Jennifer M Sandwiches 9

Christmas Eve Honey Bread

Christmas Eve Honey Bread

A Bulgarian traditional bread, decorated with wheat, fruit and flowers to symbolize abundance, fertility and prosperity and served with on Christmas Eve. I'm not Bulgarian, but I adopted this tradition to share with my family this year. [...]

December 19, 2012 Jennifer M Breads 13