Nutty Pasta Bake and The Only Man in the House

When I started writing my blog some six months ago now, I had a dilemma over what to call The Husband.  I put some thought into this because I’ve read a fair few women’s (and cookery) magazines in my time and so had lots of inspiration to draw upon.  In particular, Red magazine columnist and… Continue reading Nutty Pasta Bake and The Only Man in the House

I resolve to put an end to resolutions!

I wrote about my thoughts on the New Year period in my previous post so you’ve probably got a good idea about my thoughts on resolutions.  I’ve made some attempt in the past to write New Years’ resolution lists or some sort of goals list but I’ve not usually had a great deal of success. … Continue reading I resolve to put an end to resolutions!

Roasted aubergine, tomato and mozzarella pasta bake

Right! Ok then.  So, I’ve got aubergine, tomato, mozzarella and pasta.  What is my angle with this? What……..is……..my…….angle……?  Hmmmmm.  Well, I’m using tomatoes.  Can I say anything about that?  Ermmmm I don’t think so.  What about baking trays.  I’m using a baking tray!  Shall I mention all my baking trays are broken?  That all of… Continue reading Roasted aubergine, tomato and mozzarella pasta bake

Mediterranean Chicken

Back in the early days of my cooking career it really was a very dire situation. Once I’d progressed beyond buying ready-made meals and branched into using actual real ingredients my recipe repertoire was limited. Most days centred on something with a can of chopped tomatoes, red lentils and red peppers or various combinations of… Continue reading Mediterranean Chicken