Category: Western

White wine creamy cheesy leeks with pan seared beef steak

White wine creamy cheesy leeks with pan seared beef steak

This is a very easy leeks side dish. When I cook this I do not make a sauce for the steak as the leeks will be saucy enough. This makes for a quick satisfying dish and all can be ready in under an hour as […]

Pan seared pork chops with a honeyed whiskey sauce

Pan seared pork chops with a honeyed whiskey sauce

Pan seared pork chops with a honeyed whiskey sauce – Some Sundays I do cook Sunday’s lunch to earn brownies points from my boy. I hope one day he will be able to tell my grandchildren “your grandma used to cook this amazing ……. kekekekekekeke Today […]

SousVide Rack of lamb with a mustard white wine sauce

SousVide Rack of lamb with a mustard white wine sauce

SousVide rack of lamb, puree and cube butternut squash, broccoli spears, sundries tomatoes, crispy bacon,  all served with a mustard white wine sauce.  I love using the SousVide and my favourite is rack of lamb followed very closely by the Ribeye of beef. Today’s SousVide […]

Tiramisù a la Julie

Tiramisù a la Julie

Tiramisù is a popular coffee-flavoured Italian custard dessert. It is made of dry sponge ladyfingers like biscuits dipped in a mixture of coffee and coffee liqueurs, layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cheese, flavoured with cocoa. I prefer my tiramisù to […]

Champagne poached lemon sole fillets

Champagne poached lemon sole fillets

Champagne poached lemon sole fillets – decided to cook this for hubby’s lunch. I used champagne because I did not have any white wine at home. For some reason white wine and I do not get on. It gives me a headache! So I never […]

Chicken breast stuffed served with a blue cheese sauce

Chicken breast stuffed served with a blue cheese sauce

Chicken breast stuffed with spinach, blue cheese and wrapped with thin bacon. Served with a blue cheese sauce and asparagus sides. This cheese sauce recipe is just extremely easy. You can make it as a dip for chicken wings and even prawns. 0

Pork Chops in a white wine creamy mustard sauce

Pork Chops in a white wine creamy mustard sauce

This white wine creamy mustard sauce was first introduced to me by my FIL. Since then I have made it at least twice a year. The family loves it. It is not hard to make and the ingredients are simple. Please refer to the pics […]

Bubble and squeak

Bubble and squeak

Bubble and squeak is a traditional British breakfast made from boiled potatoes and cabbage. In modern times it is a dish made with the shallow-fried leftover vegetables from a roast dinner. The main ingredients are potato and cabbage but carrots, peas, Brussels sprouts, or any other leftover vegetables may be added. The chopped vegetables (and cold chopped meat if […]

Whiskey glazed ham – Special

Whiskey glazed ham – Special

For the last day of 2018 I decided to bake a whiskey glazed ham with Christmas flavours. I bought a smoked gammon joint and it was 2.5 kg in weight. Woke up early and soaked it for about 10 hours, changing the water a few […]

Terrine of chicken, pork and sausage meat pâté – special

Terrine of chicken, pork and sausage meat pâté – special

We are having a heatwave in the UK and it’s hard to cook or put the oven on during the day as the temperature has been reaching the 30’s Celsius! So I have decided to make pâté last night and just un-mould, into the fridge to […]