Warm Wild Rice Salad with Sausages and Apples

My delicious warm wild rice salad with sausages and apples is the perfect recipe all year round. I developed the recipe one day a few years ago when I had a a few too many apples in my fridge. I’ve made it many times since and it always goes down well, whether for an easy weeknight Read More…

Pasta alla Norma With a Twist

One of my absolute favourite pasta dishes is Pasta alla Norma, a traditional Sicilian dish originally made in the city of Catania. It traditionally consists of pasta served with an eggplant and ricotta cheese sauce. The story goes that back in the 1800’s Nino Martoglio, a Sicilian writer and theatre director, was so impressed when he Read More…

Spicy Sausage Pasta

My Spicy Sausage Pasta is quick, easy and kid-friendly too. You can adjust the amount of spice to suit your family, and there is endless variety to this recipe because you can use absolutely any type of sausage you like. You can even make it suitable for vegetarians by using your favourite variety of vegetarian sausages. Originally Read More…

Ratatouille and How To Eat

Ratatouille is so versatile. You can serve it as a side dish, as a pasta sauce, or just on it’s own with some crusty bread on the side. I’ve even served it as a pot pie. It takes a while to cook, but all the chopping and stirring can be very therapeutic in its own way. Read More…

Easy Lemon and Herb Chicken Marinade

One of my favourite ways to eat chicken is simply baked, barbecued or roasted in a flavourful marinade like my Easy Lemon and Herb Chicken Marinade. Marinades are wonderful for helping to keep chicken moist and tasty. I marinate poultry for at least a couple of hours before I cook it, longer if I have time. Read More…