Seabass, roast potatoes and tomato sauce. 

Now we are well and truly into autumn, I want to cook some warming dishes that satisfy the tastebuds but are also packed with veg. So on last night’s menu was seasbass, mini roasties, a homemade tomato and chilli sauce and some veg. I’ve done a dish similar to this before and it’s just an … Continue reading Seabass, roast potatoes and tomato sauce. 

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Homemade blue cheese sauce.

I posted last night about cooking the perfect steak, so tonight's post is about the sides that I had with the ribeye. I made a blue cheese sauce, fries, balsamic glazed cherry tomatoes, smoked mushrooms and asparagus. The blue cheese sauce is quick and simple to do and the best thing about it is there's … Continue reading Homemade blue cheese sauce.

The perfect dauphinoise potatoes. 

The evenings now are truly autumnal and you can feel the seasons changing. It makes me want to curl up under a blanket and stuff my face with wonderful, warming dishes. Tonight was no exception. I love this time of year. The days are still warm, but first thing in the morning and as the … Continue reading The perfect dauphinoise potatoes. 

Where to wine and dine. 

I live in Colchester and in recent years, many shops have closed down due to the recession and have been replaced with restaurants. Normally, I would find this exciting and would rush to try them, but unfortunately, most of them have become chains. I don't have anything major against chain restaurants, I just believe they … Continue reading Where to wine and dine. 

Baking and faffing – a gin and tonic cake. 

I absolutely adore food and consider myself to be a foodie. I have an excellent palate and a good understanding of flavours - good and bad ones. But, I'm definitely more of a savoury girl, I will always reach for a tube of pringles rather than the chocolate box or a piece of cake. I … Continue reading Baking and faffing – a gin and tonic cake.