Slow Cooker Mexican Beef

Slow Cooker Mexican Beef

You don’t need a slow cooker to slow cook, so simmer this on the hob or in the oven if you have a lidded casserole-dish (or tin-foil to cover). I ususally put this on at lunch time when I’m working from home. You can serve…

Forever Garlic

Forever Garlic

If you’re wondering how to freeze garlic – or even if you can – then yes, you can. Once I learnt this trick I honestly never run out of garlic. Garlic that’s frozen is much easier to cook with. A clove of frozen garlic on…

Egg Fried Rice

Egg Fried Rice

This is a Chinese egg fried rice. It’s absurdly easy. Nuff said. Time to make: 5 minutes Mouths: feeds 1 (double the amounts if you’re having a guest) Ingredients: 1 x packet of ready-made rice 1 x egg 1 x glug of oil (vegetable or…

Corned Beef Stew

Corned Beef Stew

This true classic – sometimes called a corned beef hot pot – is mega easy and I roll it out every time autumn rolls around. My ma used to make this once a week in the winter and it was a life-saver. I make this…

Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs

Pickled eggs are amazing. When you’re hungry and looking for a post workout snack at night these eggs WILL stop you reaching for the the naughty treats. Trust me. They’re easy and they taste great. Serve these with a few lumps of cheese and a…

Easy Chocolate Brownies with Salty Pretzels ?

Easy Chocolate Brownies with Salty Pretzels ?

Okay, the pretzels are optional here but I do love to mix sweet and salt. I went a step further and threw in some vanilla fudge because I just can’t stop myself. You can add white choc chips, nuts and dried fruit or some ginger…

Five minute stir fry rice

Five minute stir fry rice

Well. This isn’t really a fried rice – you won’t need to touch the frying pan –  but it’s such an easy thing to throw together on a Monday night after the gym when you just can’t be bothered to ‘cook’. Five minutes! This is…