Main Meals

Slow Cooker Pastitsio – a Greek-inspired Dish

Slow Cooker Pastitsio – a Greek-inspired Dish

Tasty slow cooker pastitsio – so easy to make and perfect for the family to enjoy. This Greek-inspired dish is full of flavour.

Slow Cooker Chicken Casserole

Slow Cooker Chicken Casserole

Now it’s autumn it’s time to get back to basics with slow cooking, so I’m sharing my favourite recipe for slow cooker chicken casserole. I use chicken thighs in my chicken casserole, as they have so much flavour and also stand up really well to […]

Slow Cooker Pulled Beef with Harissa

Slow Cooker Pulled Beef with Harissa

Are you looking for a delicious way to serve beef brisket, that’s also really easy to make too? Step in slow cooker pulled beef with harissa! Harissa paste gives a gentle kick and cherry tomatoes and chopped green peppers add texture and colour to brighten […]

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

This weekend I decided to make slow cooker mac and cheese so I could make the dish earlier in the day and then forget about it, and so it would be ready for our meal later in the day. Find out how I got on […]

Courgette Frittata with Mint

Courgette Frittata with Mint

Right now if you have a vegetable patch or allotment, you might be trying to get through the courgette glut and having courgette in every meal. If not, courgettes are cheap in the shops right now as well so they are a great seasonal ingredient […]

Halloumi Frittata with Red Peppers

Halloumi Frittata with Red Peppers

So now that I work at home more often, I’ve started enjoying cooking a simple meal at lunchtime instead of having to grab a pre-packed sandwich from the nearest shop. A halloumi frittata is perfect for this, I switch out the vegetables with whatever I […]

Slow Cooker Mango Chilli Chicken

Slow Cooker Mango Chilli Chicken

If you love fresh mango and red chillis and want a tasty spiced main dish I have just the thing. My slow cooker mango chilli chicken recipe is easy to make, full of flavour and wonderful served with rice and naan breads to dip in […]

Courgette and Butternut Squash Lentil Bake

Courgette and Butternut Squash Lentil Bake

In between making (and eating) cakes and brownies and giant cookies and all kinds of sweet treats for my blog I also try to eat healthily at times. It means I can have a slice of cake without guilt at other times! I created this […]

Slow Cooker Lamb and Savoy Cabbage Casserole

Slow Cooker Lamb and Savoy Cabbage Casserole

With this chilly weather the slow cooker comes into its own for warming dishes to ward off the chill. Making the most of the seasonal veg, my slow cooker lamb and savoy cabbage casserole is easy to make and perfect to serve up to the […]

Slow Cooker Paprika Pork Goulash #Crocktober

Slow Cooker Paprika Pork Goulash #Crocktober

This month Crock-Pot UK challenged me to try out one of their recipes in a new hinged lid slow cooker and see how I got on with it. As it is October this marks the start of slow cooker season, also known as Crocktober, when […]

Slow Cooker Moussaka

Slow Cooker Moussaka

How has the summer flown by so quickly? Do I really need to get organised for the kids going back to school already? When will the Indian Summer arrive? Just some of the random thoughts that pass through my head when I see it is […]

Baked Ratatouille

Baked Ratatouille

Where I am currently on holiday in a small beach town in France, I’m surrounded by fresh produce. The indoor market opens every day and inside you can buy fresh fruit, vegetables, cheese, bread, patisserie, meat, fish and seafood as well as ready prepared dishes […]