Lemon Pepper Chicken with Asparagus

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Asparagus

Asparagus is just coming into season in the UK, so the young tender stalks are in stores now. It’s the best time to eat them and I like to eat it as often as I can while in season. This dish is light and fragrant and a perfect dinner for a sunny spring day. Asparagus…

roasted squash and spinach lasagne

Roasted Squash and Spinach Lasagne

After serving this lasagne, my husband proclaimed it to be his favourite dish of #SquashAppreciationMonth so far. It has quite a few steps in it, but the resulting dish is extremely tasty, making it very worthwhile. Despite being vegetarian, you could easily serve this to the most ardent meat eater and you won’t hear any…

Squash and bacon risotto

Roasted Squash and Bacon Risotto

Risotto is one of those dishes I usually order at a restaurant than make at home. Why? Anyone that has spent time making a risotto knows that they involve a lot of work. You have to toast the rice in butter, keep the stock warm, add stock little at a time and stir constantly. This is…

Chicken and Asparagus Pasta

Chicken and Asparagus Pasta

When looking for inspiration of which vegetable to include in my dinners, I like to pick ones that are seasonal and work from there. At the moment, British asparagus is at its best. It works well with most meat or fish dishes, and is almost made to accompany my favourite meat, chicken. It is versatile…

squash and pancetta pasta

Squash and Pancetta Pasta

Squash is one of the most under rated vegetables. If you are looking for something tasty, nutritious and low fat, then you can’t go wrong with squash. We grow a fair amount here in the UK, yet it seems our supermarkets only seem to stock butternut squash, or the odd pumpkin around Halloween. Farmers markets…

Mac And Cheese With Bacon And Mushroom

Some friends had been on holiday in the States for the past few weeks, and were due home around lunch time Sunday. I figured they would be exhausted after their long flight and rail journey and would appreciate an easy dinner that they could just chuck in the oven. I also had a busy day…