20 Minute Meals (max!) · Basic but Impressive · Bread · Cheese · Comfort Food · Party Food · Sauces & Dips

Super Cheesy Fondue

When cheese on toast won’t quite cut it, but you don’t want anything more fancy than melted cheese and some really tasty bread!   Ingredients 1 clove of garlic 375ml white wine 200g emmental 200g gruyere 200g comte 25g corn flour 1 loaf bread (either a chunky walnut or classic French baguette)   Method Cut… Continue reading Super Cheesy Fondue

Basic but Impressive · Comfort Food · Fridge Clearance · Meat · Pork · Simple Flavours · Slow Cooker

Sausage & Bean Winter Warmer

The ultimate cosy dinner for chilly nights in Ingredients Olive oil for frying 1 onion, chopped 3 sticks celery, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 2 peppers (any colour) chopped 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 6 pork sausages (spicy flavored would be even better) 1tbsp tomato puree 1tsp paprika 1/2tsp cumin 1 tsp dried thyme 1/2tsp… Continue reading Sausage & Bean Winter Warmer

Basic but Impressive · Cheese · Comfort Food · Party Food · Sauces & Dips

Gordon’s Hot Crab Dip

I’m not much of a crab fan, but this incredible hot, cheesey dip is an absolute game changer!   Ingredients 80g butter 2 garlic cloves 3 shallots, thinely sliced 1tsp mustard powder 1/2tsp cayenne pepper 125ml cream 150g cream cheese 160g grated cheddar 350g crab meat 2 tbls lemon juice 2tsp Worcester sauce 3tsp fresh… Continue reading Gordon’s Hot Crab Dip

Basic but Impressive · Pudding

NB’s Super Rich Chocolate Sauce

Fancy up pretty much any pudding with this insanely rich and utterly delicious chocolate sauce   Ingredients 175g plain chocolate ¼ pint water 1tsp instant coffee 120g sugar   Method Break the chocolate into squares and place into heavy bottomed pan with two tablespoons of water and the coffee and heat until melted Once smooth,… Continue reading NB’s Super Rich Chocolate Sauce