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Onion Gravy

Onion Gravy

  Print Onion Gravy Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 25 mins   Course: Side Dish Cuisine: British Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 White onions 2 tbsp Butter 1 tbsp Sugar 2 tbsp Plain flour 500 ml Beef stock 2 tbsp Worcestershire […]

Pigs in Blanket Toad in the Hole

Pigs in Blanket Toad in the Hole

Toad in the hole… made with pigs in blankets, can you think of anything more delicious? It’s essential you get the batter right for the perfect toad in the hole, it should result in a large, risen, crispy batter, which is cooked throughout.  There are […]

Lancashire Cheese and Onion Toastie

Lancashire Cheese and Onion Toastie

Here is every northerners dream toastie. Cheese and onion pie is a true northern classic, specifically, a Lancashire classic. I get cravings for a Cheese and onion pie at least once a week, but like everyone else, I don’t always have time to bake one. […]

Vegetarian Jollof Rice

Vegetarian Jollof Rice

Jollof rice is mildly spicy tomato rice cooked with fresh green chilli, garlic and onions. Jollof rice originates in West Africa, and goes so perfectly with almost everything i’ve ever put it beside. Cooking rice on the hob/stove is something I always used to shy […]

Salt And Pepper Chicken

Salt And Pepper Chicken

When working in a Chinese restautaunt, our most popular dish was Salt and Pepper chicken and for good reason – it’s delicious! Wok fried spices and vegetables are mixed with battered chicken breast to create the ultimate combination of salt, spice and crunch. Here’s a […]

Review: Goldfish Chinese Hot And Spicy Curry Sauce

Review: Goldfish Chinese Hot And Spicy Curry Sauce

This evening I cooked a Katsu curry using Goldfish Chinese Hot & Spicy Curry Sauce. I picked up the sauce in Tesco for £2.75, and it contains 8 portions of sauce if made as per packet instructions. Looking on my supermarket.co.uk it looks like this is […]

Lancashire Cheese and Onion Pie

Lancashire Cheese and Onion Pie

A classicly northern, Cheese and onion pie is hands down my favourite pie, served with chips and ketchup (or half a plate of beans) yum!  I moved away from the north-west a couple of years ago, and was extremely shocked to find I could no […]

Smooth Guacamole Dip

Smooth Guacamole Dip

Print Smooth Guacamole Prep Time 3 mins Total Time 3 mins   This recipe is a smooth guacamole which is perfect as a dip or burger topper  Course: Side Dish Cuisine: Mexican Servings: 4 Author: hintofhelen Ingredients 2 ripe avocados 2 small cherry or plum […]

Nando’s Burger

Nando’s Burger

Nando’s serve one of the best chicken burgers available, and here’s how to create one at home!  Whilst in Tesco the other day I stumbled across a pack of 8 Garlic Ciabatta slices which I instantly thought would be great for this burger. Nando’s use […]

Masala Chips

Masala Chips

Print Masala Chips / Fries Prep Time 3 mins Cook Time 35 mins Total Time 38 mins   A super easy recipe for masala chip salt  Course: Side Dish Cuisine: Indian Servings: 2 Author: hintofhelen Ingredients 2 portions of oven chips 1 tbsp tomato puree […]

Jalfrezi Tart

Jalfrezi Tart

Here’s a easy mid-week tart which will make everyone happy! The perfect combination of spicy, Indian flavors on a comforting, flakey puff pastry base. Did you know that jus rol puff pastry is vegan?  Print Jalfrezi Puff Pastry Tart Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time […]

Nando’s Rice

Nando’s Rice

Here’s my recipe for rice-cooker Nando’s style spicy rice. Since buying a rice cooker my life has honestly been SO MUCH EASIER, and i’m not even being dramatic. I have always struggled to make rice in the pan for some reason; it always turned out […]