Spaghetti Bolognese, My Way

Spaghetti Bolognese, My Way

For years I’ve skirted around my recipe for Spaghetti Bolognese,  giving it all different names, trying not to offend anyone with it’s lack of authenticity.  I know it’s not a real Bolognese sauce, and I know a real Spaghetti Bolognese is a long slow cooked 

My Favourite Chicken Curry

My Favourite Chicken Curry

I had to differentiate this chicken curry recipe by calling it My Favourite Chicken Curry because I have tons of curry recipes that I love and an almost embarrassing amount of them are chicken based. Given I’m such a curry fiend, it took me a 

Quick and Easy Sweet and Sour Shrimp

Quick and Easy Sweet and Sour Shrimp

My Quick and Easy Sweet and Sour Shrimp makes the perfect mid-week meal.  Just when you’re flagging and starting to long for the weekend, this recipe will get you there in style. This recipe is a keeper.  Ever since I came up with it more 

Vacherin Mont d’Or Cheese Fondue

Vacherin Mont d’Or Cheese Fondue

My first impulse is to tell you that this is my favourite cheese and that Vacherin Mont d’Or Cheese fondue is my favourite too. But, with my fingers hovering above the keyboard, I’m questioning myself. How can I say of all the hundreds of cheeses 

Meaty Mushroom and Spinach Tagliatelle Pasta Recipe

Meaty Mushroom and Spinach Tagliatelle Pasta Recipe

Meaty Mushroom and Spinach Tagliatelle Pasta Recipe  Pasta is something I became wary of, not cooking it, but how much of it I ate.  It’s got the reputation of making us fat and as someone who deals with an eating disorder, I got scared of 

Harissa Chicken

Harissa Chicken

I have so many chicken recipes, it’s almost embarrassing. But it’s such an easy meat to work with and everybody loves it. Out of all my chicken recipes, I make harissa chicken most often. I think of my harissa chicken as being the Little Black 

Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken

It was reading this article in The Scotsman that made me get my fried chicken recipe out again. Apparently, the Scots, with our penchant for deep frying may have been responsible for inspiring the quintessentially American classic, fried chicken. I knew we’d taken our music 

Thai Glazed Salmon Recipe

Thai Glazed Salmon Recipe

One of the most popular ingredients I’m asked to give recipes for is salmon.  Over recent years we’ve been advised to eat more fish, especially of the ‘oily’ variety, meaning fish containing omega 3 oil.  As well as mackerel and sardines, salmon falls into this 

Sausages in Onion and Tomato Sauce

Sausages in Onion and Tomato Sauce

I really can’t resist a sausage so it goes without saying I’ve got lots of sausage recipes – not that you need a recipe, a good old sausage sandwich (or piece n’ sausage as we’d say in Scotland) with loads of tomato ketchup or brown