Traditional British Food Dishes

The British Isles have a rich culinary history, and each region has its own favourite recipes. I’d like to introduce you to some traditional British food dishes that have stood the test of time. Fish and chips (pictured above) is an enduring favourite amongst the British – and any visitors from overseas who try it … Read more

Easy Homemade Pie Recipes

I have always loved pies; my mum and dad made some very memorable ones that I still like to cook today. Here are some easy homemade pie recipes which I hope you will love. These are some of my favourite pies, just the taste of them brings back wonderful childhood memories. To make life easier … Read more

Best Recipes Using Ground Beef

Ground beef, or mince as we call it here in the UK, is a very versatile ingredient. Here are some of the best recipes using ground beef. Although this page is titled ‘ground beef recipes’ there are many different kinds of mince available now. Lamb, venison, chicken, turkey, pork, and even minced white fish. So … Read more

Authentic Thai Curry Recipes

Thai curries are very different to Indian curries; They are more aromatic and often very hot. Here are some authentic Thai curry recipes for you to try at home. You may have tried various Indian curries in the past, but I want to introduce you to Thai curries. Thai curries are very different to Indian … Read more

Authentic Indian Food Recipes

In Britain, we love our curries. But eating out can be expensive. I will show you how to create authentic Indian food at home. It’s easier than you might think. And it’s not just the curries that we love, it’s all the delicious side dishes that we order to accompany our curry; fragrant rice, spicy … Read more

Quick Easy Homemade Ice Cream

Bowl of ice creams

If you love ice cream as much as I do, but have never made it yourself, here’s how to make quick easy homemade ice cream. And you don’t need an ice cream machine to make it. Ice cream has to be one of the most popular comfort foods around today. Many a broken heart has … Read more

Herbs and Spices and Their Uses

Herbs and spices are a vital ingredient in cooking. Without them, dishes such as curry wouldn’t exist. Here are some of the most common herbs and spices and their uses. Herbs and spices can enhance just about anything you cook. A pasta dish can be lifted to new heights with fresh basil or parsley; warm … Read more

What To Cook With Cheese

Cheese is a delicious and versatile food, and it has many uses in cooking. Here I will show you what to cook with cheese and also what type of cheese to use in which recipe. There are so many different kinds of cheese available, from a mild cheddar to something exotic, like white stilton with … Read more

How to Cook With Fresh Garlic

Garlic is an essential ingredient in cooking, it’s as important as salt and pepper. In this article, I will show you how to cook with fresh garlic and add maximum flavour to your food. Garlic is easily recognisable; its translucent exterior covers creamy-white cloves with either a white or deep pink skin, clustered around a … Read more

The Top 10 Most Popular Cheeses

I have yet to meet anyone who doesn’t like cheese. Here are the top 10 most popular kinds of cheese, from all over the world. I love cheese; my friend once said that I must have been a mouse in a previous life, as I was always nibbling bits of cheese. (Mice don’t actually like … Read more