Roasted Beetroot Salad with Sweet Potato and Pear

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 | 18 comments

Roasted Beetroot Salad with Sweet Potato and Pear

I need some more beetroot recipes in my life. Like this sweet roasted beetroot salad with sweet potato and pear balanced by some tangy feta and some crunch from walnuts. Simple, beautifully coloured and great flavours.

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Win A Fab Meat Hamper for Christmas from The Wild Meat Company

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 | 110 comments

Win A Fab Meat Hamper for Christmas from The Wild Meat Company

The Wild Meat Company are giving one of my readers the chance to win a hamper of meat for Christmas worth £40. You can choose various meats from a wild boar joints, venison sausages, chicken, goose or one of those two bird roasts.

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Chef DVD and Soundtrack Giveaway

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 | 35 comments

Chef DVD and Soundtrack Giveaway

Well I have got tasty giveaway for you. Two readers will each win a copy of Chef the movie DVD and the accompanying soundtrack. One to watch with your family over Christmas.

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Eating at Le Restaurant de PAUL, London

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 | 22 comments

Eating at Le Restaurant de PAUL, London

I really enjoyed our meal at Le Restaurant de PAUL. The food was really good, the portions were generous, the staff were warm and friendly, the atmosphere was welcoming, and the food was reasonably priced with mains being between £8 and £17. The sort of place I will love to take my OH and kiddoes for a meal.

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My Christmas Roast Sweet Potato and Okra Salad – Sierra Leone Flavours

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 | 34 comments

My Christmas Roast Sweet Potato and Okra Salad – Sierra Leone Flavours

This year I want to incorporate okra into the Sierra Leonean inspired Christmas menu. My first recipe is this roasted sweet potato and okra salad with a bite from the spring onions and chilli and a tart lime salad dressing. This is my base salad recipe but I will add different veggies, meats etc to it depending on what we have going on the day.

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Wholemeal Pumpkin Pancakes with Spiced Apple Compote

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 | 31 comments

Wholemeal Pumpkin Pancakes with Spiced Apple Compote

I had a Halloween plan. A simple one really – aka make blood cookies and Dracula punch and blog about them. But I woke up in the morning, saw my pancake pan and thought I really, really, really just want to make pumpkin pancakes. So pumpkin pancakes you get.

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Combination Oven Microwave and Grill Giveaway from MyAppliances

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 | 273 comments

Combination Oven Microwave and Grill Giveaway from MyAppliances

I have got a fantastic giveaway for you from the lovely folk from MyAppliances. I am talking a stunning combination oven, microwave and grill with a RRP of £198. Great Christmas present or what?

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5 Tips for a Perfect Autumn Picnic

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 | 25 comments

5 Tips for a Perfect Autumn Picnic

Picnics are not just for summer. Autumns are great for picnics too – just think of all the lovely colours of the season, cooler weather and not having to share your food with persistent insects. Here are five tips for a perfect autumn picnic.

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Teriyaki Salmon with Lemon Rice Noodles

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 | 24 comments

Teriyaki Salmon with Lemon Rice Noodles

Teriyaki salmon is great for a weeknight supper. All you need to do is marinate some salmon (or tofu, chicken, beef – whatever is on special offer) for about 20 mins and grill it, and you have one of the quickest, nicest meals you can eat.

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The Taste Range – Marks and Spencer

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 | 26 comments

The Taste Range – Marks and Spencer

The Marks and Spencer Taste Range is all about authentic food from Mexico, Japan, Vietnam and Thailand. The dishes are full of favour and a great way to introduce you to flavour combinations from around the world especially as the autumn settles in and you day dream about all the destinations you want to be visiting.

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