Category Archives: Dinner

Baked Ziti

I read somewhere that Baked Ziti is lasagna’s more relaxed cousin and I thought what a good description. Now I know that my grand-kids love lasagna so I thought I would give this dish a whirl whilst changing just a … Continue reading

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Sticky Asian Style Turkey Meatballs

The original recipe for this delicious dish was from Chef Savvy who used minced chicken but as I had some turkey mince in the freezer (thigh and breast), I decided to use that instead.   I have also changed a couple … Continue reading

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Cod Fillets wrapped in Parma Ham with Mediterranean Vegetables

This is such a lovely, colourful and healthy way to serve up cod fillets and you can ring the changes by using different vegetables or pesto. My pieces of cod were quite large so I made four smaller fillets, used … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Yoghurt Chicken

Sumac is ground from bright red berries, is very versatile and widely used in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cooking.  It has a slight lemony, sour tang and adds a glorious colour to any dish.  It pairs especially well with vegetables, … Continue reading

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Pea and Broccoli Risotto

I was never a fan of Risotto until my husband took me for a surprise holiday on an Italian cruise ship.   The food was amazing and every evening we were offered a Risotto as a second course.  By the … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken and Lentils with Baby Tomatoes

I am often to be found cooking quite large amounts so that I can stock up my freezer with ‘ready’ meals for my husband whilst I am away.  Knowing how much he loves spicy food I decided to play around … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken with Roasted Sweet Potato and Tenderstem Broccoli with a Minty Yoghurt Dressing

I love a meal where I can put just one dish of food in the middle of the table and we can help ourselves. This (and slight variations) is a firm favourite in our home as it is very quick, … Continue reading

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