Cooking for two requires a different mindset than cooking for larger numbers. Roasting whole joints of meat or cooking up big side dishes to share are 'off the menu'. As a result of this often much more planning is required, that is not a bad thing, I do it all for you.
Don't worry, if you are cooking for more going in the other direction and scaling up recipes is much easier!
My recipes are all designed with cooking for two in mind. Even those with larger serving sizes will be great for either freezing or repurposing as leftovers.
My pea & potato vegetable terrine kinda came up by accident and I am really glad it did, a friend in a Facebook group posted the ‘original’ recipe to this and the moment I saw it I knew that I wanted to put my own little spin on it and make it my own.
Calling naan bread ‘the King of Indian flatbreads’ may sound odd but I am from Birmingham and was bought up on Balti and Naan bread, the Balti thing is a whole new post but Naan Bread are leavened flatbreads traditionally cooked on the inside wall of a tandoor oven.
I am sure I have mentioned that we have half a dozen or so plum trees in our garden and given my propensity towards cooking from scratch one of my favourite ways to use a few is in an Asian Plum Sauce…
It would be very easy to take the Donut Recipe and spin it out into a million posts but that will be cheating you guys and a case of writing for writing sake. So here you go just one basic donut recipe and then you can run with it and explore the endless possibilities of coating, glazing or stuffing.
This wonderful light and summery sorrel and fennel soup is perfect for a summer lunch or a light dinner, substantial enough to make you feel like you have eaten but light and zingy (like that word at the moment) enough not to over load the senses.
Loaded with balsamic and garlic these homemade Mushroom Ravioli are pretty simple to make and pack a massive punch of flavour. Go ahead, impress your dining partner with homemade ravioli, a real showstopper! Balsamic Mushroom Ravioli. I posted up a homemade pasta recipe not so long ago, as our chickens and ducks … Read more