Monthly Archives: January 2014

Roast chicken with a lemon, garlic and pancetta stuffing

On Sunday Alberto and I had our friend Neil over for dinner. I decided upon roast chicken for dinner, however for a bit of variety I chose a recipe from my new GBBO cookbook which involved a tasty chicken stuffing. … Continue reading

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Cheeseybaconyleekything!

My friend Matt came over for dinner on Friday for the first time in ages and so I made this particular dish, which I seem to only to make for him. (it is his favourite!) ┬áIt’s a dish that I … Continue reading

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Apple and herb stuffed pork belly

On Sunday evening Alberto and I had our friend David over for the first time this year and so I decided to do the first roast of the year. This recipe is from my new Christmas present cookbook. The pork … Continue reading

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Spanish cod stew with chickpeas

Alberto was working late on Thursday evening so I decided to try this recipe from my new cookbook. It sounded tasty and I was interested to see what Alberto thought of it and whether it was authentically ‘Spanish’. (his answer … Continue reading

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Sausage and chestnut lasagne bake

Alberto was getting home from Spain on Sunday evening after two weeks away and the season finale of Sherlock was on after two weeks of excitement. So I wanted something that I could prepare earlier and then cook quickly in … Continue reading

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Herb and cheese stuffed chicken with butter beans with roast butternut squash with feta and sage

Last night I decided to try two new recipes from the new cookbook that Alberto bought me for Christmas. The herb and cheese stuffed chicken sounded really tasty and I don’t think I’ve ever actually cooked butter beans before so … Continue reading

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Bengali spiced parsnips with sticky chicken

I made this for myself on Sunday evening. It’s another recipe from the lovely new cookbook that Alberto bought me for Christmas. The mix of different spices made the recipe appealing, even though I did have to go to Taj … Continue reading

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Tiger bread

I bought a new cookbook back at the start of December called Bread Revolution, which has a recipe in it for TIger Bread, so I thought I’d give it a go. The loaf is a standard white bread dough and … Continue reading

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Chickpea and chorizo tagine with bay leaves, paprika and sage

I had the lovely Dan over for dinner and Doctor Who last night and I decided on this tasty little tagine recipe. I was worried that it wasn’t going to be very filling, however in the end there was loads … Continue reading

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Pork chops cooked in cider, sage and mustard

Alberto came up trumps again this Christmas with another delightful recipe book for me. It’s the Great British Bake-Off Winter Kitchen recipe book and some of the recipes in it look absolutely delicious. (I’d recommend getting hold of it if … Continue reading

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