Basic but Impressive · Cocktail Hour · Fish · Party Food · Picnic Inspiration

Super Simple Salmon Pinwheels

Roll ‘em up and go Ingredients 1 packet flour tortillas 1 large pack smoked salmon 1 jar horseradish sauce 1 large scoop of cream cheese Handful fresh chives Black pepper and salt to season Juice ½ one lemon   Method Trim the edges of the tortillas to make them a large square Lightly spread half… Continue reading Super Simple Salmon Pinwheels

Basic but Impressive · Party Food · Sauces & Dips

Cheesy Spinach Dip

Hot, creamy and a perfect accompanying for a couple of glasses of something tasty! Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion (or 3 shallots) 2 cloves garlic 280g frozen spinach 1tsp cayenne pepper 120ml milk 180g cream cheese 75g mozzarella and cheddar cheese, grated 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce Salt and pepper to season Small… Continue reading Cheesy Spinach Dip

Basic but Impressive · Health Food! · Salad · Sides

Butternut Squash & Feta Salad

Colourful, fruity and delicious. What’s not to love?   Ingredients Salad 2 packets of fresh baby spinach ½ a large butternut squash, diced into cm pieces Splash of olive oil 1 cup chopped pecans Seeds from 3 pomegranates ½ pack of feta, crumbled   Dressing 100ml olive oil 50ml red wine vinegar 2 minced shallots… Continue reading Butternut Squash & Feta Salad

20 Minute Meals (max!) · Fridge Clearance · Health Food! · Meat · Speedy Meal

Chicken & Beetroot One Pan Balsamic Roast

When you just want to throw things in the oven and leave them, this is a great, healthy option   Ingredients Bunch of fresh beetroot 1 large red onion 2 cloves garlic 1 handful of fresh asparagus 2 cloves of garlic, sliced 2 leeks (or whatever else you have in the fridge to use up)… Continue reading Chicken & Beetroot One Pan Balsamic Roast

Basic but Impressive · Cake Time

Classic Viccy Sponge with Vanilla Cream and Strawberries

Because there’s no such thing as too much cake!   Ingredients Cake: 6 eggs 350g caster sugar 350g self-raising flour 350g butter 2tsp baking powder Extra butter to line dishes   For the filling: Strawberry jam 1 punnet fresh strawberries 1 large pot whipping cream 1 drop vanilla essence or 1 fresh vanilla pod seeds… Continue reading Classic Viccy Sponge with Vanilla Cream and Strawberries

20 Minute Meals (max!) · Fridge Clearance · Health Food!

Spicy Low Carb Fajitas

I crave Mexican food approximately ten times a day, so when carbs and cheese are off the menu, I still need to make sure we have an option for that satisfies the craving and doesn’t break the rules. Que, these Spicy Low Carb Fajitas. This recipe works with any meat/fish and veggies you like. I… Continue reading Spicy Low Carb Fajitas