After previously exploding them, I managed to find a way to roast the chestnuts over an open fire (almost). That results in a smoky depth that compliments the chestnut’s own sweet taste, as well as the chilli and maple syrup in this recipe.
Often when people say they have no time to cook dinner, what they mean is ‘I don’t have the mental energy to think about what to cook every night’. Meal planning in advance takes away the mental load of deciding what to cook each night.
You’ve heard yourself say it. “I just don’t have time to cook dinner!” It’s true. Modern life is just so busy. There is so much to fit in around work and family. It all takes TIME. And that’s a rare commodity. So cooking is relegated to the too-hard basket because there aren’t enough hours to do it, […]
I just love the satay flavoured vegetables of this salad! There are several steps to make it happen, but it is still perfect for a summer day when you want to prepare your meal in the morning before it gets too hot. I have fond memories of cooking this for friends on a stinking hot […]
After six months of experimenting with spices, I feel like I am ready to call out my favourite. Well, maybe it’s just this week’s favourite. Until recently, this spice was an under-utilised ingredient that I didn’t always keep stocked in my pantry. At the moment, it is my go-to spice – perfect for adding a […]
This is my favourite way to enjoy beetroot. It’s surprisingly simple to make and vastly improves any steak or burger. It is also perfect on crackers with cheese or as a salad topping. I usually make a few jars at once – because it also makes a lovely gift – however, the recipe can also […]