Recipes

Recipes

Simple salad dressing
Salad

A Simple Salad Dressing

Despite the fact that I cook a lot and mostly it turns out okay, I have always struggled with salad dressings.  I don’t know why

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Vegetables for jungle curry
Main Course

Green Jungle Curry

I call this jungle curry because that was the name of the recipe I adapted it from in the fantastic “World Food Cafe” cookbook by

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Easy flapjacks
Sweet Things

Easy Flapjacks

The flapjacks of my childhood were chewy flapjacks (the kind you can feel destroying your teeth as you eat them) so for most of my

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Chopped leeks for leek and chickpea soup
Lunch

Leek And Chickpea Soup

I’ve made this leek and chickpea soup twice in the past week.  The first time at the weekend because my partner fancied soup with chickpeas

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Irish potato cakes
Sides

Irish Potato Cakes

I’ve been eating these Irish potato cakes since I was a child when both my Mum and her Mum, my Nanna Connie, used to make

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Cream of celeriac soup
Lunch

Cream Of Celeriac Soup

This recipe for cream of celeriac soup is probably the simplest soup I make (even simpler than the very easy frugal lentil soup I shared

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Far Eastern noodle hot pot
Main Course

Far Eastern Noodle Hot Pot

I love these soupy noodle dishes.  They’re so quick to make once you’ve done the chopping and really tasty. I shared a recipe for Thai-inspired

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Pea and paneer masala
Main Course

Pea And Paneer Masala

In the past I have made a more traditional pea and paneer curry (mattar paneer) with a drier tomato-based sauce but since I discovered this

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Frugal red lentil soup
Lunch

Frugal Red Lentil Soup

If you’ve spent any time at all on my blog you’ve probably picked up on the fact that I like lentils.  Actually I love lentils,

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