Mediterranean Olive Pasta

This pasta is a perfect mid week meal for those who want a healthy meal that’s quick to make. This effortless dish is so flavourful and versatile. This dish does not need salt as olives, anchovies and parmesan is used.     Serves 2-4 people   Ingredients 250g Spaghetti 100ml pasta water 1/2 tbsp Olive Oil knob of unsalted butter Green olives (pitted and chopped) … Continue reading Mediterranean Olive Pasta

Easy Mushroom Risotto

  Risottos have had a bad reputation given as people think they’re so hard to make.  People think that only chefs and posh restaurants can make a good risotto.. I think that’s a load of c**p!!  All it takes to make a good risotto is patience!   This recipe is super simple, so creamy and tasty.  It’s my partner’s favourite meal.. he even said that … Continue reading Easy Mushroom Risotto

Strawberry Shortcake Bars

  Ingredients 330g Plain Flour (keep the 30g aside for later) 100g Unsalted Butter (cut into cubes) 50g Caster Sugar Pinch of Salt 1 Egg 1/2 tsp Vanilla Essence 200g Good Quality Strawberry Jam 1 tbsp Caster Sugar   20x20cm Square Tin (greased and lined with greaseproof paper)       Method Rub the butter and the 300g of flour together until it resembles breadcrumbs. … Continue reading Strawberry Shortcake Bars

Chewy Chocolate Brownie Cups

100g Unsalted Butter 150g Dark Chocolate 175g Caster Sugar 75g Light Muscovado Sugar 1 tbsp Golden Syrup 2 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla Essence Pinch of Salt 100g Plain Flour 2 tbsp Cocoa Powder 1/4 tsp Baking Powder   Cupcake Cases Muffin Tin   Preheat oven to 170C     Method In a medium saucepan, place the butter, chocolate, sugars and syrup and heat gently until … Continue reading Chewy Chocolate Brownie Cups