A hearty, comforting beef stew recipe, with tomatoes, herbs, carrots and potatoes, served over flavourful Parmesan herb popovers.
Simple, satisfying comfort food. Sausages and Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes with an Onion and Mustard Gravy. Ready in about 30 minutes!
A hearty Indian Spiced Chicken stew with potatoes in a spicy tomato and cream sauce. Perfect served with yogurt and naan bread.
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.
A creamy and hearty chicken, potato and corn chowder, perfect for a filling dinner soup. A perfect use for left-over cooked chicken.
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.
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 or at room temperature.
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.
A classic beef ragu pasta sauce recipe that is slow-cooked with tomatoes and spices and served over thick pasta. Uses economical stewing beef.
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.
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.
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…
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.
A delicious and easy apple and maple syrup cake that is baked upside-down. The maple syrup soaks into the cake and tastes just like a stack of warm apple pancakes!
A quick and easy chicken and rice soup recipe, that can be made in 30 minutes in one pot. A hearty and healthy soup that is great for lunch or dinner.