Zero effort spicy carrot soup

Who needs canned soup when you can have this spicy carrot soup ready inside 15 minutes?

On Saturday I was busy cooking my souffles for Blue Kitchen Bake’s French Classic challenge and the idea had been we would have souffle for lunch.

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Leftover lamb curry with mushrooms

Meat from the weekend roast was brought back to life in this quick leftover lamb curry with mushrooms.

One of my new year’s resolutions has been to buy a generously sized joint of meat for Sunday lunch and to use the left overs during the week. So far we’ve done chicken, lamb and pork [Read on…]

Turkey Teriyaki recipe using leftover Christmas turkey

turkey teriyaki

Before you think I still have turkey left, I made this over two weeks ago!

Every December my husband insists on ordering a Norfolk Black turkey from our local butcher. There are generally only four of us for Christmas dinner with one or two sets of guests over the following few days – two [Read on…]

Blue cheese pasta bake with butternut and broccoli

This blue cheese pasta bake is the result of a “fridge dive” using up ingredients in the fridge.

Blue cheese pasta bake with butternut and broccoli

I don’t know why pasta bakes have been under used in our house but I intend to change this. Generally do pasta straight with sauces or pesto, our [Read on…]

Roasted sprouts with rosemary, lemon and pecorino

No more soggy brussels sprouts with these roasted sprouts with rosemary, lemon and pecorino from Nigellissima.

Well I didn’t plan for the first two recipes on this site to be made with brussels sprouts but then this is a reflection of what we’ve been eating for dinner at home and that’s why this site [Read on…]

Sprout coleslaw recipe with cranberries and pecans

Raw salads are a welcome change after Christmas. This brussels sprout coleslaw is perfect for using up left over ingredients you may have in the fridge.

It’s the tail end of the Christmas bag of sprouts and although I will certainly buy more during the winter, I feel I ought to do something [Read on…]