Category Archives: Dinner

Salmon and Avocado Sushi Rolls / Sushi Rice and Flaked (Tinned) Tuna Rolls

I had rarely attempted sushi or Nori rolls before and my rolling skills definitely need practice!    However, these delicious little morsels were delightful and I have since made them quite a few times using a sushi mat which makes … Continue reading

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Bang Bang Chicken with a Mango and Cucumber Salad

Although this recipe looks like it has quite a few steps, by doing it in stages, it is fairly straight-forward.  I marinated my chicken overnight, made the sauce in the morning, made my salad before cooking the chicken and everything … Continue reading

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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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Roast Chicken Breast with Bombay Potatoes

This is an ideal dish to prepare in advance, keep in the fridge and just pop in the oven half an hour before you want to eat.  It is also a very easy recipe to increase the ingredients to serve … Continue reading

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