A delicious pasta dish ready in around 30 minutes. Salty, sweet and simple. Ingredients 1 fennel bulb 200g spaghetti 50 ml Olive oil 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely sliced 100g anchovies, roughly chopped ½ tsp dried chilli flakes 70g currants, soaked in boiling water for 5 mins and drained 2½ tbsp capers, rinsed 1 … More Spaghetti with fennel, anchovies, currants, pine nuts and capers
This is such a simple tasty recipe, the oven does most of the work. Perfect dinner for a busy person. Ingredients 500g bunch of fresh beetroot 2 small red onions, cut into wedges 1 tsp caraway seeds 6 sausages (I used Cumberland) 2 tbsp Olive oil 1 x 250g ready cooked puy lentils 100g feta … More Sausages with mustardy lentils, roasted beetroot and feta
This event was certainly out of my comfort zone! You know when at the beginning of the year people ask you to do things and you agree without even thinking?! That was me when Sarah and Nat from Sarah Jones PT, asked me if I fancied doing Rough Runner.
I just love lentils and a one pot dish. It’s the saviour for the washer upper! Ingredients 8 sausages 2 x 400g packs ready-to-roast vegetables 3 garlic cloves, bashed in their skins 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp smoked paprika 2 x 250g pouches Puy lentils 1 ½ tbsp sherry or red wine vinegar 1 … More Sausage, roasted Vegetables and Puy lentil
Lamb is one of my favourite meats. I had a few apricots in the cupboard which I threw in. A twist on a tagine, I loved the crispy filo topping and the burst of the pomegranate seeds. Ingredients 800g lamb shoulder, fat removed, diced 3 tbsp plain flour 1 large onion finely chopped 2 garlic … More Spiced lamb pie
I’m a huge fan of sweet potatoes and Mexican fiery flavours. Another let the oven do the work. The sweet potatoes with their accompaniments would make a great side dish for other dishes.
I’m a huge fan of the slow cook letting the oven do the bulk of the work. Pork is such a delicious meat and relatively inexpensive. This was just as delicious the following day cold.
Pork belly is such an inexpensive cut of meat and if cooked right the fat is rendered out. Leaving you with delicious melt in your mouth meat. I’m a huge fan of the one pot recipe as you will see from my blog. Perfect for the busy working person.
As part of my 40 at 40 list I did an indoor skydive, it was great fun. https://adventuresofcumbrianblondie.co.uk/2012/08/27/completing-no-2-on-my-40-at-40-list/When I was completing my 40 list, there were lots of other experiences I wanted to do. So my fabulist was created. No time frame just things I wanted to do before I died. After doing an indoor … More A tick of the fabulist – do a skydive/parachute jump
This is so incredibly tasty and super easy to make. Ingredients 1 tsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, sliced 1 tbsp finely chopped rosemary needles 2 tbsp tomato purée 125ml red wine 1 x 500g carton passata 1 x 400g tin cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 4 skinless chicken breasts (about … More Chicken cacciatore with cannellini beans and rosemary