Category Archives: Food

Steak Pie

800gm Stewing Steak1 litre Beef Stock (Oxo recommended)2 Onions2 tbsp Olive OilPinch of SaltGround Black Pepper1 tbsp of Corn Flour dissolved in a small amount of warm water1 egg whisked with a pinch of salt 1 large Pie Dish/Ashet Puff Pastry to Cover (make your own if you like crying a lot) Method : Preheat… Read More »

Cheeky Chilli Con Carne

Ingredients : 500 gm Lean Minced Beef or 400 gm’s of Quorn Mince 1 x 400 gm tin of chopped tomatoes 300ml of Beef Stock or 300ml of Veg Stock with a couple of teaspoons of Marmite in it. 1 heaped teaspoon of hot chilli powder 1 teaspoon of ground cumin 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika… Read More »


Ingredients 2 eggs salt & pepper 1 chopped tomato and 1 chopped onion (about half of the tomato and quarter of the onion) 25 – 50g of grated chedder Method Whisk the eggs. Add salt and pepper to whisked eggs. Heat a small omelette pan until very hot and add a tablespoon of sunflower oil.… Read More »

Burrito Spice Mix and Burrito recipe example

Spice Ingredients. 2 – 3 tbl spoons Hot Chilli Powder (depends how hot you want it) 2 is mild 3 is hot 1.5 tbl spoons Smoked/Non Smoked Paprika 2 tbl spoons Ground Cumin 2 teaspoons Dried Oregano 1 teaspoon Salt Put all ingredients in a small airtight container and shake it. about 5-6 teaspoons per… Read More »

Pudding of the Day 9th Sep 2013 – Tiramisu (iside)

3 cups of strong black coffee cooled 3 tbsp caster sugar 6 – 9 tbsp Amaretto Liqueur 2 eggs, separated to yolks and whites 250g tub of mascarpone cheese 250ml/300ml (depends what you can get) tub whipping cream (whipped) cocoa powder/grated dark chocolate to dust 2 packets of trifle sponges or a large packet of… Read More »

Meal of the Day – Tuesday 22 Jan 2013

Sausage Casserole Ingredients : 8 Pork Sausages (Value, however they are Waitrose Value as I still have standards) – Cut each sausage into 3 equal chunks. 2 Medium Red Onions Cut into thick slices 1 Small Onion chopped finely 2 Cloves of Garlic crushed 3 Large Carrots cut into large chunks. (about 4-5 times the thickness… Read More »