Red Thai Curry

Another fabulous dish from Kitchen Sanctuary, I can’t recommend there website enough for amazing, tasty dishes. I made this for my husband (I am on a diet so none for me) I can’t get hold of Thai basil leaves so I left it out but it still tasted great! Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil1 onion peeled and chopped3 chicken breasts about... 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 →

Chocolate Fudge Cake

Baking with my Son. Dominic loves cooking and baking, he asked if he could bake a cake so we went online and chose a recipe from the BBC Food guide. He is ten years old and managed this recipe on his own, he just needed adult supervision to put in and take cake out of... 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 →

Smoked Haddock Omelette

I’ve made this so many times now, I’ve made it for breakfast and evening meal, serving it with salad new potatoes or jacket potato for evening meal.. Ingredients 200g Smoked Haddock (Milk to poach fish) 4 Eggs 75g Cheddar Cheese Method Crack 2 eggs into a jug. Separate two more eggs, add yolks to the... 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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