Monthly Archives: May 2013

Pea and Ham Soup

TweetSweet peas and salty ham – it’s a perfect combo. Pea and ham soup is even more satisfying if you’ve roasted your own ham, but if not, chopped pancetta or bacon lardons are just as good. Using my leftover ham … Continue reading

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Garlic, Chilli and Herb Chicken

TweetIt’s rare that I’ll ever roast a plain chicken with just butter, salt and pepper. I usually like to spice it up and give it a twist – whether that be with Indian flavours, a Chinese mix or just whatever … Continue reading

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Honey and Mustard Roast Ham

TweetNot too long ago I watched a documentary about supermarket ham and other processed meats here in the UK. We eat a lot of ham in our house, mainly on toast or sandwiches. But not only is it relatively quite … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs with Tomato, Pancetta and Chives

TweetThis weekend we (by ‘we’ I mean my husband) spent a lot of time treating and oiling our oak kitchen worktops. Which meant the kitchen was almost out of bounds – not good for me as the weekend is really … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

TweetAnother gorgeous thing to whip up with over ripe bananas is banana bread. It’s so easy and simple to make, with very little preparation time – plus it fills your house with the comforting aroma of baked goods The standard … Continue reading

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