Wholegrain Garlic Butter Bread Sticks

There is something really satisfying about using garlic butter bread sticks to mop up all that sauce served with pasta. Tomato/Marinara, Pesto and Carbonara are all fabulous with these bread sticks. I had planned on making these with white bread flour, as an indulgent treat for Darran and I one evening. When I told him […]

Overnight Oats with Endless Toppings

I’m so happy I discovered this recipe for overnight oats :). Like most people I’m sure, I leave the house in a rush in the morning having eaten no breakfast. For a while now I’ve just been throwing some muesli or porridge together quickly and eating it at my desk in work. This recipe allows […]

Chocolate Tiramisu

Classically an Italian tiramisu is made with lady fingers but I think I’ve definitely improved the classic by using a rich chocolate sponge instead. The name ‘tiramisu’ means ‘pick me up’ or ‘cheer me up’ and this version loaded with rich chocolate and liqueur certainly does just that :) You can cheat a little with this […]

Thai Inspired – Sea Bass and Ginger Stir Fry

I had a real craving for a Thai take away last night. But as it is still January and I banned take aways from the house  (Roll on Feb ;)) I made a light Thai inspired stir fry instead. The flaky fish is a great contrast but wonderful compliment to the crisp ginger and vegetables in this dish. […]