Saag aloo is an absolute favourite of mine however due to a spectacular failure of ‘saag’ or spinach crop I went with trading out spinach for swiss chard and I am so glad I did… It has transformed one of my favourite dishes into something really magical, the swiss chard has added a an iron rich flavour that punches through the spices wonderfully.
Dinner For Two Anyone?
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.
Finger Licking Sticky Chicken Drumsticks coated with a rich and dark glaze heavy with chili and a secret ingredient! Perfect for the oven but would work equally well on a BBQ! Finger Licking Sticky Chicken Drumsticks. My Sticky chicken drumsticks and not just any old baked chicken drumsticks. Finger licking ones too! … Read more
Mr Kiplings Bakewell Tart are a happy memory from childhood, but this grown up version is better, I think Almond and Cherry are made for each other Cherry Bakewell Tart or Frangipane Tart As a child a cherry Bakewell tart was a firm favourite of mine. However, they looked very … Read more
An Indian Chicken curry with coconut usually equates to something similar to a korma as a general rule, typically in the UK a dish for people that don’t like Indian food, however I love Indian food so have tried to break away from a bland korma with my own take on an Indian Chicken Curry with coconut.
I think a good homemade pasta recipe is something that is often overlooked and is a real joy, naturally I don’t advocate making it every time you eat pasta but when you want to make a homemade ravioli or just have no pasta in the cupboard the chances that you have the ingredients for making pasta at home is pretty much guaranteed.