Review | Byron Burger – Aberdeen, Scotland

❤ Sponsored Post – Byron Burger invited me to their Aberdeen Restaurant. However, this does not mean you will read a biased review.   Where do I start with Byron Aberdeen? As I’ve just said in my disclaimer, I was lucky enough to be invited down to Byron Aberdeen, Scotland to try their #CalvinHaggis burger, as part of their Burns Night specials (this is only … Continue reading Review | Byron Burger – Aberdeen, Scotland

Daily Favourites | Silence Whilst The Bears Are Feeding

I’ve always enjoyed cooking for family/loved ones/friends. I say this sipping a G&T after a job well done. Speak to me during peak time cooking… I may unintentionally bite your head off!   Cooking has always been a love of mine, seeing people happy, laughing and FULL – Warms my heart! 🙂  Saying that though, as my post title implies, when a busy chaotic room … Continue reading Daily Favourites | Silence Whilst The Bears Are Feeding

Recipe | No fuss Slow Cooker Italian Beef Stew

Ingredients Serves 3-4 500g Diced Beef 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 100g Pancetta, coarsely chopped 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 Small glass of Red Wine 1 can diced tomatoes 400ml Beef stock 1 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary 1 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano Salt, pepper & sugar to season Method Heat the … Continue reading Recipe | No fuss Slow Cooker Italian Beef Stew

Recipe |Messy Homemade Lasagne

Ingredients 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary, stripped and finely chopped olive oil 500g Minced beef 2 carrots, finely blitzed 1 onion, finely chopped 4 sticks of celery, finely chopped 2 heaped tablespoons tomato purĂ©e 2 Cans of chopped tomatoes Dried lasagne sheets/fresh are fine too White Sauce 150g Parmesan Cheese 1 Medium Onion 1 fresh bay leaves 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 litre semi-skimmed milk … Continue reading Recipe |Messy Homemade Lasagne

Recipe|Leftover Roast Lamb Curry

Ingredients Leftover Lamb, chopped into cubes/diced 1 Brown Onion, finely chopped 1 Can Chopped Tomatoes 1 Can Coconut Milk 3 Garlic Cloves, finely chopped 1 tbsp Coconut oil 1 tbsp Butter 1 tsp Crushed Coriander Seeds 1 tsp Garam Masala 1/2 tsp Cumin 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Cayenne Pepper Powder, to taste Method Heat the coconut oil in a large saucepan, add the onions and cook … Continue reading Recipe|Leftover Roast Lamb Curry

Steak, with Garlic & Herb Butter

Ingredients 100g butter, softened 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup finely chopped soft herbs (parsley, thyme, rosemary) Coarse salt Freshly cracked black pepper 4 Steaks Method In a small bowl, combine softened butter, garlic, and herbs. Season with a pinch of salt and a few turns of pepper, and mix until evenly combined.  Place the butter mix in cling film, and roll into a log … Continue reading Steak, with Garlic & Herb Butter

Steak & Chimichurri Sauce

a mixture of several things in no particular order Ingredients 1 Small bunch flat leaf parsley (store bought portion size) 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp Red wine vinegar 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp diced red onion, finely diced 1/2 tsp dried oregano (optional) 1/2 tsp black pepper, by taste Season to taste – Salt Directions Blend the parsley … Continue reading Steak & Chimichurri Sauce

Pork Fillet with a Mushroom Sauce

Ingredients Pork fillet, cut into medallions – I usually do around 4 per person 55g butter salt, and ground pepper (to season) Freshly cracked pepper – add your preferred amount 175 gChestnut mushrooms, sliced 2 shallots, thinly chopped 50 ml Dry Brandy 50 ml dry white wine Carton of Oatly Creamy Oat (if dairy free)  – Single cream is good if you’d prefer Fresh veg and baby … Continue reading Pork Fillet with a Mushroom Sauce

Belly Warming Beef Stew

Ingredients 2 celery sticks, thickly sliced 1 onion, chopped 2 leeks, sliced 2 carrots, halved lengthways then very chunkily sliced 3 bay leaf 3 sprigs thyme 1 tin chopped tomatoes 1 tsp dried rosemary 1 small glass red wine 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp butter 2 tbsp plain flour 2 tbsp tomato purĂ©e 400 ml beed stock 500g stewing beef, cut into nice large chunks Method … Continue reading Belly Warming Beef Stew