Poached Eggs, Asparagus and Smoked Salmon

First, snap off the harder ends of your asparagus, these bits are a little tough and woody. Bring salted water to the boil, then reduce to a simmer. Add your asparagus to the salted water, but don’t overcook, it will only need about 1 minute to cook, then remove and run under cold water to stop…

Spinach and Basil Sauce

This is a great sauce for fish, chicken, tofu, salads, and basically anything you can think up. I always have this ready in my freezer. It’s like a pesto, but not. I have used it on pasta too which works great, or I have used a big dollop on a plate then thinly sliced roasted…


Love love love this stuff. Theres a trick I have up my sleeve for the perfect pancakes every single time. So easy. I also have a recipe for left over batter – if you don’t add in the essence (vanilla or salted caramel flavouring) you use the left over batter by mixing in chopped up…

Toast Toppers

I have a load of things I like to throw on some dark, crunchy, hot buttered toast at anytime of the day. I’ll keep adding to this page and tag the recipes as I make them. This one is great too.    

Chicken and Sweet Corn Soup

An easy, versatile soup. Can be made with or without chicken, you can make it vegetarian or vegan, gluten free, or try the super healthy version.

Tomato and Chorizo Soup

Simple, cheap and easy but utterly delicious and a pretty impressive soup. Try it out: Tomato and Chorizo with Garlic rubbed on Toasted Bread.