‘In a hurry’ cottage pie’

I wasn't holding my hopes out for this recipe, as I do find Joe Wicks a bit hit and miss. However, it unexpectedly delivered. This recipes from the third edition of Lean in 15 AKA the sustain plan, a quicker alternative the classic filling cottage pie that doesn't compromise on taste. Even better, it uses … Continue reading ‘In a hurry’ cottage pie’


Chilli con avocado

I made this when I just had myself to cook for one night and boxed the rest up for lunch. It's from Joe Wicks's first book and perfect if you're watching the carbs. Start by heating coconut oil on a high in a large frying pan. Add a diced red onion, a finely chopped green … Continue reading Chilli con avocado

Big tasty burgers

I'm a big burger fan. Having said that, Im quite fussy when it comes to it. Seasoning is KEY with mince and this recipe has a good amount from the bacon. It comes from Marcus Wearing's 'Marcus at home' and is worth the extra bit of effort. First, gently sauté a finely chopped onion and … Continue reading Big tasty burgers


Totally tasty lasagne

I can't believe this is the first lasagne recipe I've posted given it's my favourite meal. I usually swear by Gizzi Erksine's version, but it does take practically a whole day, so I thought I'd give Tom Kerridge's a try and it did not disappoint. It's from his 'best ever dishes' book that I got … Continue reading Totally tasty lasagne


Best ever beef kofta curry

Now this recipe is one not to miss. It's one of my fail safe recipes that takes no time at all. It comes from the trusty 15 minute meal bible, as our many of my faves. You start by mixing 250g of cooked puy lentils, salt, pepper, a tablespoon of garam masala, and 400g of … Continue reading Best ever beef kofta curry


Pineapple beef

This is a Malaysian recipe, from the January '16 issue of Jamie's magazine. As you've probably gathered, we love Jamie at the Gin and Supper Club. He's so versatile, which is reflected in his massive range of books. Funnily enough, this isn't actually one of Jamie's recipe, but Kelis. Kelis who, I hear you ask? … Continue reading Pineapple beef