Tag Archives: Comfort Food

Salmon and Vegetable Risotto

This is easier than you think. Risotto isn’t something that I usually make because it can be a little difficult to get the right consistency. I found this recipe in the June 2017 issue of Recipes+ magazine and it is actually … Continue reading

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Recipe Re-visit: Caramel and Choc Chip Cookies

I baked a batch of these cookies last weekend and it still amazes me how good they are. I can’t believe that is was 2012 when I first found this recipe! These are super simple to make and I’ve never had … Continue reading

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Thai Pumpkin Soup

This is a delicious twist on an old favourite. If you like Asian flavours then this soup is perfect – the pumpkin is complimented so well by the citrus of the lemongrass and the heat from the chilli. It is ideal for … 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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Beef Stroganoff Soup

Comfort food. This is a delicious, creamy soup which is great for a cold day. It is easy to cook and takes less than 30 minutes – perfect for a weeknight or a busy weekend. If you don’t want to … Continue reading

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Spaghetti and Meatloaf

Combine two family favourites. If your family is bored with Spaghetti Bolognese, meatballs or plain meatloaf, you should try this recipe. All the delicious classic Bolognese flavours but you can slice it! I made my meatloaf with as few ingredients … Continue reading

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Muffin Pan Macaroni and Cheese

Mini mac and cheese. This version of macaroni and cheese is quick to make as you don’t have to spend time preparing a cheese sauce. That means you can have the entire dish done in under 30 minutes. The cheese … Continue reading

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Loaded Chicken and Chorizo Soup

A hearty meal in a bowl. This tasty soup is quick to make and also very filling. The inclusion of beans, sweetcorn and kale means it is packed with nutrients too. I really love the mild spiciness that the chorizo … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Onion and Thyme Soup

Super simple soup 🙂 I’ve tried to make French Onion Soup in the past but I don’t have enough patience to caramelise onions – I always end up burning them! Last weekend I decided to see if the slow cooker … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef Rogan Josh with Mushrooms and Lentils

Feed a crowd with this tasty curry. The last few recipes that I’ve posted have been for my readers who are entering the summer season. This dish is perfect for those of you who, like me, are in the colder … Continue reading

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