Potato wedges are a standard side dish in our house, although most of the time I wing it and decide what seasoning to use a few seconds before popping them in the oven. I decided to experiment over a couple of weeks and make a note of the different herb and spice combinations I used. … Continue reading Amazing Potato Wedges
Handmade, homemade bread is just the best. It can make a regular tin of tomato soup feel like the best thing you've eaten all week, make a quick snack of bread and butter feel luxurious and make a cheese board supper less about the cheese and more about the bread. This particular bread is full … Continue reading Roasted Garlic & Rosemary Bread
I'm always disappointed when the one vegetarian option on a menu is a mediocre bean/mushroom/awful meat substitute vegetarian or vegan burger. I always come away wishing I'd just ordered a bowl of sweet potato fries instead. I don't think I've had a good one yet. However, my husband loves a good burger (the regular carnivore … Continue reading Black Bean Burger
Mushrooms are full of the good stuff in food that keeps you healthy, lots of vitamins and minerals along with fibre and protein. Add that to all the benefits you get from lentils (especially as a vegetarian or vegan) and you've got a bowl of super goodness in this mushroom dhal. Not to mention it's … Continue reading Mushroom Dahl
This is basically an indulgent cheese toastie with bechamel sauce and it's delicious. It's neither a croque monsieur nor a welsh rarebit due to the lack of ham and cheese sauce (not to mention I couldn't find welsh cheddar on island), but something between the two. Perfect lunch for a rainy Saturday afternoon or a … Continue reading Posh Cheese Toastie – Croque Rarebit or Welsh Monsieur?
You can thank my husband for this one. I always pester him to give me new ideas of things he'd like for dinner and this is the latest. Until I started researching, I had no idea vindaloo is originally a variation of a Portugese dish (carne de vinha d'alos meaning meat marinated in wine vinegar … Continue reading Vegetable Vindaloo
Cayman has an Indian supermarket...YESSSSSSS! It's small, but cheaper than the big supermarkets and has so much more choice. I used love a trip to MA Brothers in Newcastle to stock up on good quality basmati, spices and all the different dahls and flours. It makes me a happy housewife that I can get some … Continue reading Creamy Vegetable Masala