Category Easy Main Dishes

Vietnamese Chicken Pho

I was inspired to try this dish after finding myself sitting in the doctors waiting room and having to decide between a cookery magazine, a 15 year old dog eared Readers Digest and an old copy of Sporting Life. Naturally I chose the former and came across the vegetarian version of this recipe by the excellent […]

Coq au Vin

  Like most French recipes most people think this will be difficult to make, horrifically expensive and very fiddly to make, but trust me ” mon petit choux” this is simplicity itself, even my half witted assistant “Mr Pickles” (see below for a photograph of my little furry friend!) with no culinary skills whatsoever can […]

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

This my hungry little munchkins is one of “er indoors” favourite recipes, quick to prepare, very easy to cook and absolutely delicious! The traditional recipe originates from Italy (it’s name comes from “carbonari” or “coalmen”) and it does not usually contain cream or mushrooms, however I think the addition of the mushrooms adds to the […]