recipes

My recipes/cooking blog. I don't update it anywhere near as often as I should, but that's probably because I don't get creative in the kitchen anywhere near as often as I should!

  • Pork spare rib chop marinated in Pineapple & Soy

    This definitely isn't a pretty, or photogenic, dish, but what it lacks in looks it more than makes up for in taste! Using a pork spare rib chop keeps the cost down and allows you to get a more …

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  • Chorizo, Chilli, Tomato & Orzo soup

    Chorizo, Chilli, Tomato & Orzo Soup

    I picked some of the remaining tomatoes and chillis from the garden yesterday, as the season is all but over with Autumn rapidly descending on the UK. What …

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  • Potato Soup

    Potato Soup

    Based on The Pioneer Womans recipe for Perfect Potato Soup, some of the quantities are tweaked, along with an ingredient or two that are different and I forgo peeling the potatoes …

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  • Broccoli Risotto

    Broccoli Risotto

    Based on a recipe for Risotto Blanco from Woz, but with the peas swapped out for Broccoli, this is a very more-ish meal that only uses one pan (if you squint to ignore the …

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  • Cheesy Tuna Toast

    Tuna Toast

    It sounds a bit strange, but this is nice for breakfast!

    Robert Wray

    Stats

    Serves: 1

    Prep Time: 5 minutes

    Cook Time: 5 minutes

    tuna, bread, toast, cheese, spring onion, …

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  • Lasagne

    Lasagne

    There are probably as many different recipes for Lasagne out there as there are different ways to make a chicken breast interesting. Some are wetter, some are so firm that you can …

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  • Feta & Mint Couscous

    Feta & Mint Cous Cous

    Sometimes it's nice to have something other than a green salad when you've got a "picky" meal of this and that to sit outside and enjoy in the sunshine. This couscous …

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  • Cheese & Potato Pasty

    Cheese & Potato Pasty

    Based on a recipe from bbc.co.uk (this one by Simon Rimmer) but tweaked to include more cheese varieties, remove the walnuts and also to be honest about the fact that …

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  • Soy Marinated BBQ Chicken

    Soy Marinated BBQ Chicken

    This is a quick and easy to make marinade for chicken breasts (though I'm sure it'd be equally joysome using skinless thigh fillets - fillets purely for speed of …

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  • Sticky Pineapple Chicken

    Sticky Pineapple Chicken

    Based on a video recipe I saw on Facebook from "Proper Tasty", but tweaked as the amount of sauce in the pan seemed not enough, and I know I need to cater for those …

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