The best macaroni cheese recipe …

The best macaroni cheese recipe …

… and I’ve tried a lot over the years. I think I’ve finally perfected it – this is the version my family enjoy anyway.  You could just use Cheddar cheese but the combination of the two different cheeses gives it a lovely taste and an appetising...
Easy white chocolate cheesecake

Easy white chocolate cheesecake

This is a really easy, delicious, no-cook dessert that you can make a day or a few hours in advance. If you’re not serving it to children, I’d highly recommend the amaretto version Serves 6-8 Ingredients 180g digestive biscuits 70g butter plus a bit extra...

Creamed spinach

I’m trying to get us to eat a greater variety of vegetables so this week’s experiment was with spinach – a creamed version.  (The adults skipped the carbs with this meal to make up for the cream!)  We love eating creamed vegetables with something...
Chicken, chorizo and sweetcorn soup

Chicken, chorizo and sweetcorn soup

I came up with this recipe while looking for something light but warming to feed Mr S when he comes back from his black belt class on winter evenings. It’s deceptively filling for soup, especially if you serve it with chunky bread. Unlike many soup recipes, you...
Roasted red peppers with tomatoes

Roasted red peppers with tomatoes

After days of overindulging in rich Christmas food, it feels good to start 2016 with a more healthy lunch.  Quick to prepare and taking just 20 minutes to cook, we love these roasted red peppers for a light lunch or starter at any time of year. SERVES 2 Ingredients 2...