Tag Archives: Comfort Food

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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No Pre-cooking: Beer Macaroni and Cheese

Delicious comfort food with minimal work 🙂 I love mac and cheese but can rarely be bothered with the pre-cooking required to make it. There is always the risk of over-cooking the pasta and also ending up with a lumpy … Continue reading

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‘Italian’ Cottage Pie with Gnocchi

This is a really easy way to make a Cottage Pie. If you are like me and can rarely be bothered to make Cottage Pie because of the time it takes to boil potatoes for the topping then this is … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Beef Rib Chili

Comfort food 🙂 Even though it is summer where I live, this is a great weekend meal for the family. The slow cooker can bubble away all day without heating up your house, which is perfect if you are trying … Continue reading

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