Quesadillas, pronounced ‘kay-sa-dee-ah’, means “little cheesy thing”. I don’t need a reason beyond this to love them but they also happen to be varied, delicious and easy to make.
Cranachan is the Queen of Scottish desserts. Raspberries and toasted oats enveloped in whisky cream is the perfect dessert for Burn’s Night.
Beef stew and dumplings is one of my favourite comfort dishes. I would ask my Mum to make it every time I visited. A great way to use up leftover roast beef or make with fresh stewing steak. The dumplings are soft on the bottom and crispy on top… perfection.
There may be ingredients you’re throwing out that could be used to make delicious dishes. Broccoli stems fried with garlic are a great way to save the stems going to waste.
This loaded porridge is my go-to breakfast. It’s amazing for my heart and tastes fantastic. I want a long life but I don’t want it to be filled with bland food!
Hasselback Beetroots with Crispy Chickpeas and Roasted Garlic and Lemon Yogurt is delicious by itself or makes a brilliant side dish for roast meats or roasted salmon.
Crunchy chicken is a good crowd-pleaser and this gluten free version is fuss-free. Serve with salad or veggies for a simple weeknight dinner.
Corn Fritters are great as a side dish in the summer when you have some chicken legs cooking on the BBQ but they’re also totally delicious on their own. This recipe includes a grown-up and kid’s version.
Jacket potatoes can be filled with almost anything which is a gift to parents. On ultimate jacket potato night I make bowls of different fillings and let everyone build their own spud. It’s always a fun meal.
A nutritious meal that the kids will eat ready in less than 15 minutes made with foods you probably have in the cupboard and freezer.