Category Archives: Mains

Main course dishes to satisfy your hunger!

Outdoor Kitchen: Favourite BBQ recipes

Apologies for the lack of recipes this week and for the next couple of weeks. We’re in the middle of renovating our kitchen and that means that I am having trouble justĀ making coffee! At times like this the BBQ is … Continue reading

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South African Bunny Chow Chicken Curry

Delicious. I was looking online for inspiration last week and saw this recipe for Bunny Chow. Considering we are approaching Easter and there are bunnies everywhere I thought it was an amusing co-incidence šŸ™‚ However, having now made this, I … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef Zigni Curry

I’d never heard of Zigni Curry before. Zigni is an East African curry which uses a spice blend called ‘Bebere’. It is a very interesting blend and nothing like the spices used in an Indian or Asian curry – I … Continue reading

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Recipe Round-up: St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is this Friday so I thought I would re-visit some of my past recipes. If the weather is cold where you live, you can’t beat Guinness and Brown Sugar Beef. MakeĀ some Giant Soda Bread with Bacon and … Continue reading

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Pea and Parmesan Fettuccine

Light and simple. This tasty pasta sauce is made with frozen peas. Yep, frozen peas. We ate this as a wonderfully light dinner, but it would also work well as an appetiser for a dinner party. If you have a … Continue reading

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Tuna and Sweetcorn Quiche

Classic. This quiche is packed with tasty fillings but is still relatively low fat because there is no cheese. As much as I love cheese, there is so much flavour already that you don’t need it. Ideally you need to … Continue reading

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Hoisin Lamb and Pak Choy Pizza

Full of flavour. I really enjoy trying new toppings on pizzas – this version uses some Asian inspirationĀ  to create totally different flavours. Hoisin sauce is one of my favourites because it is both sweet and savoury. It is an … Continue reading

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Cheat’s Deep Pan: Cob Loaf Pizza

Say cheese. Deep pan pizza is super delicious but sometimes making the base from scratch is just too much work. This recipe is the ultimate cheat’s version – it uses a hollowed out cob loaf instead šŸ™‚ As always, pizza … Continue reading

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Black Bean, Corn and Avocado Salad

Perfect as a salad or a dip. This versatile dish is super easy to make because there is very little preparation required. If you can dice an avocado and a redĀ onionĀ then you can make this šŸ™‚ I love all the … Continue reading

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Beetroot, Green Bean and Blue Cheese Salad

Healthy eating required after the holidays? Salad is often the first choice when people are looking for lighter food options. However, there is no law against salads with a lot of flavour. This dish uses a tiny amount of blue … Continue reading

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