Fresh Tomato Salsa (Pico De Gallo)

Fresh Tomato Salsa (Pico De Gallo)

This salsa made from vine tomatoes, a touch of chilli and fragrant coriander (cilantro) is the perfect taco topper! I made some beef chilli mince nachos for my husband last night and didn’t have any jarred salsa in the house, so I made my own! It couldn’t be simpler – and with some substitutions (see Recipe […]

Nandos Red Pepper Dip

Nandos red pepper dip

Roasted red pepper dip, served with warm pitta bread, has to be the perfect healthy snack! I created this recipe because I was craving the original Nando’s Red Pepper Dip, which I ate by the bucket load as a teenager. Although they offer a roasted red pepper and feta option now, this definitely is the […]

Homemade Potato Scones (Scottish recipe)

homemade potato scones (Scottish recipe)

Warm, pillowy homemade potato scones – the perfect snack slathered in warm, melted butter! Whether you eat them as a snack, with your breakfast or on a roll – you’re lucky if there is any left from this batch once your family tries them. The real question is … what do YOU call them? Potato […]

Garlic Bread in Airfryer

easy airfryer garlic bread

When I’m making a pasta dish for dinner on the hob, I typically don’t like having to preheat the oven solely to make garlic bread.  Firstly, because it costs so much more to heat and cook garlic bread in the oven.  But secondly, because it takes LONGER. I can whip this easy air fryer garlic […]

Spiced Onions (Indian Takeaway Style)

spiced onions recipe

Spiced onions (or Spicy Onions) are a pillar of Glaswegian Indian restaurants and takeaways. I feel like the days where you used to get free spiced onions with your Indian takeaway are long gone. Which is a shame, because I always enjoyed them even more knowing they were a freebie. Does that make me a […]

Cullen Skink

Cullen skink

That isn’t traditional because of the additions of salmon, garlic, mustard … I could go on! I should call it seafood chowder and be done with it but I’m not bowing down to the pressure now. I’ll do a strictly classic one at a later date!

Cream of Mushroom Soup

mushroom soup

Mushrooms make for some tasty soup! Garnish it with some fresh thyme and truffle oil and you’re in for a treat.

Prawn Cocktail

prawn cocktail

I would have prawn cocktail for starter, main and dessert if I could sometimes – classic for a reason!

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