Crustless quiche is a great meal to make for an easy starter or for anyone to enjoy whilst limiting their calorie intake.  This recipe is filling and it’s lovely served with a fresh salad. At times the pastry can be a little filling and I don’t always fancy that. Instead I like to make a crust less option. Ingredients 2 eggs Splash of milk Thinly sliced ham Grated cheese Chopped spring onion Seasoning Method Beat the two eggs, add milk & season Pour in to an individual oven dish Add spring onion, cheese & ham Bake for around 15 to…

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When the weather is getting warmer there is something about serving a nice side salad alongside your chicken or BBQ foods.  This is my recipe for quick and easy home-made potato salad that is a firm family favourite.  A dish that is so simple any non cook could easily prepare it! Ingredients A packet of salad potatoes One red onion Four slices of streaky bacon 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise 2 tablespoons of crème fraîche Coarsely ground black pepper Method Cut the new potatoes into four and boil in salted water until cooked. Place a bacon in a dry frying pan…

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My earliest memories of being in the kitchen were with my grandmother making her amazing apple pie.  She was a brilliant sweet pastry cook but oh my you NEVER ate her savory pastry.  She passed away aged 88 and it all that time she never mastered a savory pastry but her sweet pastry really was to die for.  Today I still use her recipe and although its not as flaky as hers its not far off.  Relatives, friends and neighbours would flock to her door at Christmas for her amazing mince pies.  I still have her 1920’s hand written recipe book,…

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We love chicken and pasta in our family.  I find chicken and pasta meals suit our busy lives and are very quick to prepare.  Even quicker when I have batched cooked the chicken in advance and just need to defrost and warm through then cook pasta, rice or jacket potatoes.  I regularly cook two or three family sized portions and freze the extra portions for another meal later in the month. Ingredients To feed family of 4 you will need: 3 chicken breasts – diced or 8 boneless chicken thighs for a budget version 6 rashers of bacon – diced Tin…

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Life, it’s a strange old thing.  One minute you think you have everything sussed and the next, you have had your whole world turned upside down.  This past year really has been one of those things for me and the last few months of 2016 were taken up with DIY on my home, something that has taken a little back seat these past months due to not being well.  I’m not going to say that I haven’t cooked the past 16 months because I have, it’s just it’s been a case of quickly eating and not messing around with styling…

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