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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mexican Vegetable Stew

Mexican Vegetable Stew

When eating vegan, Mexican is my go-to cuisine. Below i share a mid-week treat for the family, or a perfect lunchbox filler. Print Vegan Mexican Stew Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 25 mins Total Time 30 mins   Course: Main Course Cuisine: Mexican Servings: […]

Pulled Peking Duck Legs

Pulled Peking Duck Legs

Here’s another recipe from my time working at a Chinese restaurant. My favorite thing about eating Chinese food is the starters and sides… and peking duck is the #1 starter for me.  Print Pulled Peking Duck Legs Ingredients 2 duck legs 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp […]

Dominos Style Pizza

Dominos Style Pizza

Print Dominos Style Pizza Dough Recipe Servings: 6 people Ingredients For dough: 2 cups warm water 1 sachet instant yeast 3 tbsp honey 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 5 cups white flour 1/2 cup oil vegetable, olive or sunflower 1/2 cup course […]

Chicken Dhansak

Chicken Dhansak

Dhansak is an iconic dish from the Parsi community, reserved mostly for sunday dinners. It’s a dish associated with family gatherings and comfort – no wonder it’s also made it’s way it’s way onto most Indian restaurant menus, and our hearts.  Dhansak is the perfect combination of […]