Harissa Salmon with Healthy Cous Cous

Salmon is the kids’ favourite meal.  The husband loves it.  I did not.  That was until I started making it myself and, groundbreaking I know, NOT overcooking it.  Turns out that fishy taste and dry texture I was not so fond of was simply a consequence of it being cooked far too long – it should be almost translucent pink…
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How to cook the perfect Tomahawk steak

I kinda feel like a tomahawk steak is our ‘thing’ now…  it started some time ago now in a bid to recreate the most epic steak (the Porterhouse from Porter & Rye in Glasgow) and my butcher recommended the tomahawk.  We tried it.  We loved it.  We never looked back. I have spent some time refining my cooking times for the…
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The crowdpleaser – Pea, bacon, mint pasta

Adapted from this Jamie Oliver recipe You know how much I love my fancy food but, I must admit, now and again it is really nice to do a super quick and easy mid week dinner.  This one is a CROWDPLEASER loved by the whole family – a dinner without battles is a good dinner am I right?   PEA, BACON,…
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Festive cocktails – a Winter Spiced bramble and the Christmas tree G&T

Wow, we are two weeks into December and it feels like a MONTH.  Whilst I thought work would be winding down for me now, it has turned out to be quite the opposite – not something to complain about (I am delighted to have some really fun projects in the calendar) but that, coupled with family life, has me feeling…
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Sourdough – The no knead, no yeast bread

Home baked sourdough has changed my world.  And it will change yours too.  No doubt about it.  If you can get someone else to make it for you…  definitely do that.  Otherwise, if you like a project and have some time on your hands, then this post is for you.  I promise, once you get the hang of it, it…
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