Lime Cheesecake

Yet another cheesecake I can’t eat!!A friend bought me a Cheesecake recipe book for Christmas so this was my first attempt at making it. I have to admit I found a lot of the directions in this book very confusing so I have (hopefully) made them clearer. 450g Ginger biscuits 28g Icing Sugar70g Butter melted7g... Continue Reading →

Victoria Sponge Cake

I rustle this cake up when I want a quick dessert for family, we serve with a drizzle of cream over the top. 4 free-range eggs225g/8oz caster sugar, plus a little extra for dusting the finished cake225g/8oz self-raising flour2 tsp baking powderl225g/8oz butter at room temperature, plus a little extra to grease the tins Method Preheat the oven to... Continue Reading →

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

My cooker broke yesterday so until we receive a new one the slow cooker will be used more than ever! This recipe is a family hit, I made it today and it’s absolutely delicious. Recipe from Kitchen Sanctuary. Ingredients 3 tbsp butter1 tbsp vegetable oil1 large onion peeled and chopped700 g chicken breast approx. 4 large chicken breasts, diced4 cloves garlic peeled and minced1 large piece of ginger about... Continue Reading →

Chicken Dhansak

This has to be one of my all time favourite curries. Served with Rice, shredded lettuce and onion salad really completes this extremely yummy dish. Ingredients 2 tbsp vegetable oil or ghee1 large onion peeled and finely chopped3 chicken breasts chopped into large chunks (this is about 525g or 18.5oz)2 tbsp mild curry powder - replace with medium or hot if you like it... Continue Reading →

Chicken and Mushrooms With Creamy White Wine Sauce

Another first for trying out a new recipe, yet, another simple dish packed full of flavour. With my busy life these quick and simple dishes are perfect. Ingredients 4 chicken breasts1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp pepper2 tsp vegetable oil8 chestnut mushrooms sliced1 small onion peeled and chopped finely3 cloves garlic peeled and minced¼ tsp dried thyme or 2 sprigs fresh thyme120 ml (½ cup) white wine120 ml (½ cup) chicken stock180 ml (¾ cup) double (heavy) cream To Serve:... Continue Reading →

Easy Pesto &Tomato Chicken

First time I made this and I can honestly say it’s ‘delicious’ takes no time at all and is full of flavour. Recipe from http://www.KitchenSanctuary.com Ingredients 400 g (14oz) cherry/grape tomatoes sliced in half1 tbsp cornflour (cornstarch)½ tsp salt½ tsp black pepper2 cloves garlic minced1 chicken stock cube mixed with 120ml (½ cup) boiling water1 tbsp red wine vinegar3 tbsp fresh pesto4 small chicken breasts or 2 large chicken breasts, sliced in half to make... Continue Reading →

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