Black bean enchiladas

The Teen continues to request more and more vegetarian food, and now that she’s got her head around the fact that this means she actually has to eat more vegetables than just green beans, peas, and cauliflower, I’m very happy to oblige. These enchiladas are absolutely delicious, and I wouldn’t hesitate to serve them up… Continue reading Black bean enchiladas

Deep-pan pizza

Our obsession with lockdown Friday night pizza continues, but as the BBQ is currently broken (where we make crispy thin based pizzas in the summer), we’ve switched to deep-pan pizzas cooked in the oven. As with all doughs this one takes a couple of hours to prove, and I always make a double batch of… Continue reading Deep-pan pizza

Beef stew

This is the perfect stew to make on the seemingly never ending wet rainy days of a UK winter. Tastes wonderful, but alas it doesn’t help with my curly hair that I’m sure must be visible from space due to said rain. Maybe I need to move to a drier climate? In the mean time,… Continue reading Beef stew

Chicken kebab with crunchy red cabbage

Friday night is takeaway night in our house (or at least it’s food that feels like a takeaway) and last week we had this super colourful meal of chicken kebabs with flatbreads and all the trimmings. No you don’t have to lay the food out in rainbow patterns, I just don’t seem to be able… Continue reading Chicken kebab with crunchy red cabbage

Steak a la Nigella

Since discovering this recipe in 2012 when Nigella Lawson’s Italian cookbook Nigellissima was published, it’s been the only way we eat steak at home. It’s that good. Seriously. Only 2 steaks, in theory serves 4, but the 3 of us seem to rise to the task. Ingredients Marinade/dressing: 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4… Continue reading Steak a la Nigella