Category Archives: Supper

Red Cabbage (Slow Cooker)

Christmas isn’t Christmas in our house without a large bowlful of spicy red cabbage.  Delicious hot with most meats, or cold with the leftovers. This recipe is perfect as it can be made well in advance and popped in the … Continue reading

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African Sweet Potato Stew

Just the recipe I needed to find on a dreary, rainy Autumn day whilst my husband was out.   I lit the log-burner, had 60s music blasting out of my Echo and I was in heaven. I had to adapt the … Continue reading

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Grilled Courgette Salad

This recipe came at just the right time as I was given a bag of delicious home-grown courgettes recently. So easy to make and extremely tasty, this salad can be served on its own or as a side dish for … Continue reading

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‘Healthy’ Fish and Chips

Dukkah is an Egyptian spice mix which I hadn’t used before but it sounded very interesting and I was eager to taste it.  Made from a mix of roasted hazelnuts, sesame seeds, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, seasalt, thyme and black … Continue reading

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Cashew Coated Cauliflower “Steaks” with a Lemony Date Relish

I love trying new recipes and this one was no exception.  I had a beautiful huge cauliflower in the kitchen just begging to be sliced into steaks and I also had some Medjool dates in the cupboard which were starting … Continue reading

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Paneer / Matar Paneer

One thing I have found, living on a small Island is that there are loads of groups around and one I really like is Island Apron. As the name suggests, it is concerning cooking and the other day someone made … Continue reading

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Turkey Bobotie

I had my first taste of Turkey Bobotie nearly 40 years ago when a friend cooked it for me one evening.  It was absolutely delicious and I have been cooking it ever since.  I have no idea where my friend … Continue reading

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Chicken Chow Mein

I absolutely love this recipe as it can be adapted to use up almost any vegetable in the kitchen: instead of using bok choy, sugar snap peas could be used or green beans, cabbage, spinach or broccoli. Prawns instead of … Continue reading

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Broccoli Rice

I read an interesting article in the newspaper earlier this week about broccoli and the healthiest way to eat it.  As I had a large head of broccoli in my fridge I decided to experiment with it as I was … Continue reading

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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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