Pork Sausage & Tomato Risotto

Packed lunches. The phrase doesn’t evoke as much of a grimace as it did when I was in my school days, complete with the memory of backpacks, the terror of the “no hat no play” rule, scraped knees, and hitched-up tartan skirts that were guiltily rolled down on the shuffle back home. I had some interesting tastes…

Homemade Baked Beans

And so that time of the year is almost upon us again – Valentine’s Day. I’m probably a little cynical about the date due to the fact that I’ve been single for the last six years, but my cynicism isn’t so much regarding the commercialism of all of it – with flowers being delivered to…

Seafood Linguine

For almost a year Sunday dinners at my sister and brother-in-law’s house has become a regular occurrence. All of us are so busy during the week and it’s good to arrange a time where we can catch up over a quiet home-cooked meal. Sunday nights is also usually the night where I can’t be bothered…

Chorizo Baked Eggs

I came up with this recipe a few weeks ago when I woke up late one Sunday morning and realised I had a surplus of egg yolks in the fridge after making some macarons. These Chorizo Baked Eggs are an incredibly simple one-pan breakfast and just the perfect amount for a one-person brunch. Double it…

Breakfast Bruschetta

On weekday mornings where I have 10 minutes to eat breakfast, pre-preparation is the essential ingredient and I always go with something quick to throw together; porridge sachets for example, or my pre-made quinoa granola if I have any left. Breakfast becomes a routine, something to quickly satisfy the early morning pangs of hunger, while…

Chorizo & Tomato Farfalle

As those who have been following my blog will notice, I don’t really write posts about normal cooking. Why? Well, one, because I don’t actually do a whole lot of it (the joys of still living at home), and two, because normal cooking is really so instinctive. I don’t take heed of a tablespoon of…