Halloumi with honey + lemon

This could not be simpler to make, and is seriously the best way to start an evening in the sunshine. Or an afternoon BBQ. Or when you can’t find anything in the fridge bar a block of halloumi, a lemon, and some salad. Or just because. A bit of marinating, a bit of frying (in… Continue reading Halloumi with honey + lemon

Granola

So it turns out that granola is really easy to make, and by making my own I can leave out all the bits that I don’t want such as dried fruit (disagrees with me) and hazelnuts (yuck) and I can add in more of the stuff I do like (anything almond based). Fling in some… Continue reading Granola

Lebkuchen

Hi my name is Jo, and I’m a Lebkuchen addict. Or at least I am every December, along with pretty much every other Christmas foodstuff I can find (I’m looking at you, mince pies). I’m starting to think that perhaps I should mark up this recipe as DANGER DO NOT ENTER, because now that I’ve… Continue reading Lebkuchen

Chicken Katsu Curry

Now I know that you can buy a jar of Katsu Curry sauce and whip this up quickly, but it’s quite thrilling to make your own sauce – pretty simple ingredients combine with some sort of magnificent alchemy to make something incredibly tasty. I’ve tried a few different recipes and this is the one that… Continue reading Chicken Katsu Curry

Turmeric chicken kebabs

AKA tasty simple BBQ food. A little prep, an hour of marinating, and Bob’s your uncle (or in my case it’s Nigel or Neçdet). Shown here with courgette fritters / mücver at a recent summer barbecue where they didn’t last long. The chicken recipe is by Sabrina Ghayour yet again, because her recipes are super!… Continue reading Turmeric chicken kebabs