Where we dish up simple easy everyday recipes made from scratch. The recipes are perfect for both beginner cooks and those of you who want simple and tasty meals.
All recipes are budget friendly, mostly healthy and easy to follow. For beginner cooks you will find easy to step by step instructions and advice on each of the recipe pages to help you along.
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Cob bread is a crusty round bread that can be made into one large loaf or smaller individual rolls. It’s a simple free-form bread that does not require a bread tin.
This is an easy recipe for tinga de pollo a mildly spicy traditional Mexican shredded chicken recipe. This is my version made with chicken on the bone, slow cooked in a delicious tomato and chipotle chilies adobo sauce.
This is an easy broccoli cauliflower salad that can be made ahead of time. Made with a slightly sweet and tangy homemade creamy dressing that won’t make the salad go soggy.
Made from scratch this slow cooker beef and pork ragu is rich in flavour and very easy to make. Prepared with a few simple ingredients this ragu requires minimal effort to make the best pasta sauce ever.
Make this cauliflower potato mash recipe for a light and healthy alternative to the usual mashed potatoes. It has the same creaminess and has less carbs than mashed potatoes.
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Looking for something different for lunch? Make this Cornish pasties recipe! Made with a filling of well-seasoned steak and vegetables in a homemade pastry, you won’t need anything else for lunch and they can be eaten hot or cold.
What is quick bread? Quick breads are types of breads made without yeast and can be baked immediately. These breads use either baking powder, baking soda (bicarbonate of soda), eggs or a combination of these to ensure a rise as the food is cooked.
This easy beer bread recipe is a simple quick bread without yeast. It is a no knead bread making it the perfect recipe for beginners. The bread is moist, slightly chew with a crunchy crust.
This page is full of pita bread ideas including how to store pita bread, how to keep it fresh, how to open pita pockets without tearing, tips for filling pita bread and much more. You will also find links to some great recipes for delicious pita pocket sandwiches and wraps, pita pizzas and homemade pita…
Make these sweet corn fritters any time of the year using canned corn. It’s fast to make, fairly healthy and can be eaten as part of a main meal or snack. These corn fritters are peppered with soft juicy corn kernels and chives, moistened with cream corn and eggs making them light and soft.
Easy Dessert Recipes
This simple, Morello cherry jam is made with 3 ingredients and no pectin. It’s a quick and easy small batch recipe that can be made and any time of the year.
Try this recipe for Papanasi a traditional Romanian dessert the next time you crave doughnuts. Made with ricotta cheese and flavoured with orange zest these fluffy donuts are a great winter comfort food.
Want to try making something extra special this weekend? Make pineapple tarts! These melt in the mouth pineapple tarts (cookies) are filled the homemade pineapple jam. They are popular in Malaysia and Singapore during Chinese New Year but, can be made for any special occasion.
These healthy no bake peanut butter oatmeal balls are a perfect grab and go snack. Easy to make and made without a food processor. Healthy and loaded with old fashioned rolled oats, peanut butter and almonds these delicious energy balls are hard to put down.
Be the first to make these incredibly easy strawberry muffins! They are super moist, and jam packed with fresh strawberries. There’s nothing to it with this easy one bowl recipe!
Learn how to make apple sauce. It’s so easy a quick to make. With this homemade apple sauce recipe, you will have a delicious sauce that can be used in so many ways. Use it as a dessert or breakfast topping, eat it as a sweet or use it in baking. It can even be…