Category: Main Meals

Slow Cooker Onion Gravy

Slow Cooker Onion Gravy

Slow Cooker Onion Gravy – Make your own rich, sticky onion gravy in your Crock Pot. Perfect with Bangers & Mash, Toad in the Hole or a tasty nut roast! We love our Slow Cooker Onion Gravy with good old Bangers and Mash as it continue reading

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Lasagne

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Lasagne

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Lasagne is packed with veggies, green lentils & a homemade creamy béchamel sauce. For vegetarian’s & meat lover’s alike! Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Lasagne has become a firm favourite here at the Kitchen Shed, so much so that I haven’t made a meat continue reading

Slow Cooker Chipotle Chilli Beans

Slow Cooker Chipotle Chilli Beans

My slow cooker gets used throughout the summer, I love using it for jams, chutneys and summer casseroles but once Autumn is here, it really comes into its own. Probably the best thing for me about my slow cooker is that it frees up hours continue reading

Homemade Tortilla Chips

Homemade Tortilla Chips

These tortilla chips are easy to make and taste so much better than shop bought. I’ve used a hot paprika to spice up the tortilla chips but there’re lots of variations you could try: sprinkle with Parmesan, sesame seeds or you could even try a continue reading

Chinese Style Turkey Burgers with Oriental Sesame Slaw

Chinese Style Turkey Burgers with Oriental Sesame Slaw

Most people who know me realise I’m nearly always up for a culinary challenge, so when Lee Kum Kee invited me to take part in their Summer Carnival Campaign I was delighted. The challenge ? To devise a recipe with a summery barbeque feel using continue reading

Creamy Mushrooms On Toast

Creamy Mushrooms On Toast

Did you know mushrooms are good for you ? Mushrooms on toast is one of my favourite snacks and it seems there’s more to mushrooms than simply wonderful flavours. A source of vitamins B, potassium, selenium and (if exposed to light) vitamin D, means I continue reading

Homemade Chicken Kebabs Take Away Style

Homemade Chicken Kebabs Take Away Style

Homemade Chicken Kebabs. Freshly grilled marinated chicken, peppers & onions served in a pitta bread with salad & a hot chilli sauce. Cooked on the BBQ, griddle or roasted in the oven. A healthy & delicious version of a Takeaway Chicken Shish Kebab. TAKEAWAY CHICKEN continue reading

Swiss Chard, Mushroom and Potato Frittata

Swiss Chard, Mushroom and Potato Frittata

Too many eggs ! My neighbour, Francoise, keeps chickens and I usually buy our eggs from her. They’re definitely the best eggs we’ve ever eaten with gorgeous golden yolks making beautiful yellow cakes – when we go back to the UK I shall really miss continue reading

Slow Cooker Provencal Style Chicken with Rice :   A Complete One Pot Meal

Slow Cooker Provencal Style Chicken with Rice : A Complete One Pot Meal

  I hope you haven’t put away your slow cooker for the summer because I have the perfect one pot meal for you. The slow cooker can really come into its own at this time of year – the last thing anyone needs on a continue reading

Mozzarella Melt Beef Burger

Mozzarella Melt Beef Burger

BBQ season is well under way and there’s nothing better than a homemade beef burger, made with quality beef and fresh ingredients, it’s the only beef burger I’ll eat ! The inclusion of a slice of melting mozzarella adds to the ultimate burger experience, this continue reading