• Simple pesto pasta

    Simple pesto pasta

    Homemade meals do not need to be time consuming. This fresh and tasty meal is one of my favourites and you can have it with all sorts of pasta. I love trying out different pasta shapes and flavours from white…

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    Salted caramel Easter cupcakes

    Salted caramel Easter cupcakes

    It is egg season and that means mini eggs! This year has also introduced the galaxy golden eggs. If you have not eaten any of these yet, then you really have to try them! They are delicious and have a…

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    Fancy scallops with pea and mint purée

    Fancy scallops with pea and mint purée

    I had people round for dinner and I wanted something I could prepare ahead of time and so I could spend more time with my guests. Scallops are really quick to cook – they only take a few minutes!  Pea…

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    Chocolate chilli con carne

    Chocolate chilli con carne

    Chocolate and chilli are proven flavours that go really well together. Have you ever tried it in a chocolate bar? I fancied varying my normal chilli recipe and experimented with cocoa powder. It really works! It makes a main course…

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    Seasonal sprout gnocchi

    Seasonal sprout gnocchi

    People may be reading this and thinking why sprouts when Christmas is well and truly in the past? I love sprouts and I think they are really underrated. I think they get a bad name because they are often over…

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