Recipes from a passionate home cook
Lime chicken and coriander tacos recipe

Lime chicken and coriander tacos

While I’m a big fan of Mexican food, I haven’t yet shared a Mexican-inspired recipe with you. Today’s recipe for lime chicken and coriander tacos is one of those perfect easy, yet packed with flavour, weeknight dishes. The marinated chicken is so easy to prepare, either the night before for maximum flavour, or simply 30 minutes prior to cooking, and is flavoured with lime, paprika, chilli, cumin and freshly chopped coriander. The perfect recipe for a Mexican night in! More ...

Zucchini Courgette Roses Recipe

Zucchini roses

I strongly believe that whenever planning any nice or special dinner, you should never underestimate the importance of side dishes. They can really make or break a great meal. For me, a good side dish is delicious on its own, but not too strong in flavour, to ensure it’s not overpowering. It should also do something visually, either be beautifully and elegantly plated, or add some great colour, and help lift the overall look of the plate. Finally, it should be easy and stress-free to ...

Beef and lime noodle salad recipe

Beef and lime noodle salad

As soon as temperatures start rising, I instantly start craving delicious salads. I’m a huge fan of a classic Caesar salad recipe, Italian Caprese or flavourful pesto pasta salad, but sometimes you just want something different, and perhaps a little more filling, which is when I love to make a noodle salad! You already have my recipe for chicken teriyaki noodle salad, and today I’m sharing with you my recipe for an ultra-fresh and super summery beef and lime noodle salad! ...

Recipe for tomato and pepper red pesto pasta

Red pesto pasta

Pesto is one of those things that truly tastes completely different when it’s homemade as opposed to store-bought. It’s also incredibly quick to make, 5 minutes max, and preparing it is as simple as blitzing some good-quality ingredients in a food processor. Lately, I’ve been somewhat obsessed with all different kinds of pesto’s, as they make for such brilliant and quick weeknight homemade pasta sauces. So fresh and extremely rich in flavour. You can also experiment ...

Courgette and parmesan puff pastry tarts

This recipe for courgette and parmesan puff pastry tarts is great for a number of reasons. Firstly, they are full of flavour but require very little ingredients. Secondly, they feel kind of special but really take no time at all. But perhaps most importantly, they are really fun to make and completely scalable depending on the course or occasion! Looking for a fun canapé? Make small squares and top with one or two of zucchini slices. A delicious starter or side? The sizes used in the recipe ...

Oven-baked Tomato Eggs Recipe

Italian oven-baked tomato brunch eggs

If you are anything like me and live for Italian food, you will have no issue with some freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese in the morning. I’m very into savoury breakfasts anyway, and also a longtime fan of oven-baked eggs, so this recipe for Italian-inspired oven-baked eggs in tomato is right up my street and a great vegetarian alternative to the ham and egg puff pastry tarts I shared with you previously. Anything oven-baked for breakfast or brunch somehow feels very special, ...