4 simple steps to tapas heaven!

Lemon chicken skewers, sticky chicken skewers and patatas bravas Tapas is one of my favourite cuisines. It allows you to try a great variety of tastes and flavours all washed down with a glass (or four) of wine. The difference between cooking a meal and cooking tapas is timing; timing really is everything, and a…

Roasted butternut squash, pepper and pea risotto

Skip straight to the recipe? Butternut squash is a vegetable I rarely ate until I met Rory. It always reminded me of pumpkins which I distinctly remember not enjoying. Then one night several weeks ago, Rory said he really liked squash, so I decided to try it. Cooking a fairly simple risotto from BBC good…

Cottage pie with sliced new potatoes

Skip straight to the recipe? Long time no post. Busy busy busy. Third year of university is really taking it out of me. I feel like I have no real time to myself, just work, work, work. Focusing on the end goal; I will graduate, hopefully with a first, with money in the bank and…

Loaded potato skins

Skip straight to the recipe? Loaded potato skins are one of my go to simple dishes, so easy to make, very minimal effort for such a great tasting meal. I hadn’t eaten these skins in months before my sister cooked them for me a few weeks back, I completely forgot how much I love them!…

Chefwynd’s famous vegan stir-fry

Skip straight to the recipe? This stir-fry is famous, I say famous in the lightest sense. Famous to me as most of my friends have eaten it. A few years ago (when I cooked less than I should have) I used to always cook the same things. When I would invite the girls round for…

Chilli Con Carne

Skip straight to the recipe? The first recipe I was ever taught was Chilli Con Carne, so I thought it fitting that it be my first recipe on my blog. I learnt to cook my original chilli with my dad; it was his top recipe and I absolutely loved it. Over the years I have…