Cottage Pie (Shepherd’s Pie)

During the cold winter months a good Cottage Pie or Shepherd’s Pie is a dish of pure comfort, heartiness and simplicity.  With it’s meaty base, added diced vegetables, thick tomato sauce or a thick rich gravy and a topping of mashed potato, sweet potato, makes a delicious meal.  Traditionally mashed potato was lovingly used in… Continue reading Cottage Pie (Shepherd’s Pie)

Stuffed Peppers

For many of you that are enjoying the summer sun and the wonderful fresh produce that this season brings, especially now. One can harvest fresh tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables from the garden and preserve them for the colder months or just enjoy them at present.  I am re-posting this recipe for those who may… Continue reading Stuffed Peppers

Grilled Steak with Mashed Potato, Asparagus & Peppers in Mustard Sauce

A cold Saturday night with no plans, just keeping warm, a dinner for two of a lovely grilled eye fillet and a few vegetable dishes and a fabulous glass of red.  After dinner a relax on the couch and a movie.  After a busy week, I wouldn’t want to do anything else.  Cheers to those… Continue reading Grilled Steak with Mashed Potato, Asparagus & Peppers in Mustard Sauce

Beef Burgers (With Hummus & Beetroot Jam)

One can never say no to a good burger.  During the week if one has a craving for something as devilish, juicy and full of flavour this easy beef burger recipe is one for you.  Using simple, fresh, good quality ingredients always makes a good nutritious meal no matter what the craving may be.   These patties… Continue reading Beef Burgers (With Hummus & Beetroot Jam)

Cevapcici (Balkan Skinless Sausages)

Cevapcici are tasty, fun to eat and can be served in many different ways.   They found their way into the Balkan culture through the Ottoman Empire many years ago. The Ottoman Empire embraced them from the Arabic and Persian cultures who still serve kebabs in many different ways. There are different versions of Cevapcici depending… Continue reading Cevapcici (Balkan Skinless Sausages)