Lifestyle | You like me? Good! You don’t like me? Ehh..too bad!

It’s been a couple of months since life got tipped a little upside down which left me feeling kinda sad about myself. I started taking comments and messages on social media ways they were never actually intended, I tried extra hard to be what I thought others wanted me to be, and hearing that someone you thought was awesome, just flat out doesn’t like you…Well, it … Continue reading Lifestyle | You like me? Good! You don’t like me? Ehh..too bad!

Italian Meatballs

Ingredients For the meatballs 1lb ground beef 2 eggs 1⁄4cup milk 1⁄2cup breadcrumbs 1⁄2tsp salt 1 tbsp fresh parsley 2 garlic cloves, minced 1⁄2tsp fresh ground pepper ¼ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano (or parmesan), freshly grated ¼ tsp black pepper 1½ tbsp olive oil For the Sauce 1 tbsp olive oil 1 Brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 24 oz / 700 g tomato passata, though … Continue reading Italian Meatballs

Dauphinoise Potatoes

Ingredients 3 Large potatoes – peeled and thinly sliced 300ml double cream 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 sprigs thyme, chopped Knob butter Salt and pepper Method Mix the cream, garlic and thyme together in a bowl and season with a generous amount of salt and pepper. Butter an oven proof dish and layer half the potatoes. Lightly season and then pour over half the … Continue reading Dauphinoise Potatoes

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 butternut squash, peeled and deseeded- chopped into chunks 2 tbsp olive oil 1 knob of butter 1 Brown Onion, roughly choppe 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced 1 tsp dried chilli flakes 850ml hot vegetable stock 4 tbsp crème fraîche, optional fresh chilli, optional (to be used when oven cooking the squash). METHOD Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Cut the squash into large … Continue reading Spicy Butternut Squash Soup