Mojito

After the wettest May on record, June has arrived and the sun has most definitely got it’s hat on, hip hip hip hooray! This is the drink that I want at the end of a long sunshine filled day (especially after a day of gardening, yes I’m middle aged), I think it’s the freshness of… Continue reading Mojito

Coco loco

C’mon summer, hurry up so that I can lounge around in my garden supping these please! Just 4 ingredients, very simple to knock up, and utterly delicious to drink. Well done Waitrose Food Magazine, this has become a regular in our house, and surely the inclusion of coconut water makes it healthy, right? Ingredients (per… Continue reading Coco loco

Veggie bean chilli

The Teen has declared that she not only prefers this to a meaty chilli, but she also thinks it may well be in her top 10 favourite meals. So far we’ve eaten it with rice, baked potatoes, baked sweet potatoes, in a wrap like a burrito, and with tortilla chips to create nachos with all… Continue reading Veggie bean chilli

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

Margarita

Sometimes only a Margarita will do on a Friday night, and last night was one of those nights. It’s the end of the summer but the sun is still shining into the evening, and starting the weekend sipping one of these was rather wonderful. Alas the cat didn’t seem to think so. Ingredients Per glass:… Continue reading Margarita