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Pumpkin Spiced Espresso Martini (with homemade Pumpkin Spice Syrup recipe)

Bring a little festive cheer to your Espresso Martinis with this simple Pumpkin Spice syrup. This will make you a decent amount of syrup which you can then use in almost anything. Homemade pumpkin spice latte? You got it. Festive hot choc? Pass it over. Glaze for your muffins? Instant Christmas. You get the idea!… Continue reading Pumpkin Spiced Espresso Martini (with homemade Pumpkin Spice Syrup recipe)

Gluten free · Recipes · serves 8+ · Sides · Vegetarian · Weekend cooking

Beetroot, potato and horseradish gratin

In my previous post, I mentioned the cookathon I had to do because I accidentally defrosted a bunch of different meats and ended up having lots of good friends over for dinner to help us eat it all. We needed some sides to go with it all and I used the opportunity to dig out… Continue reading Beetroot, potato and horseradish gratin

Dairy Free · Main Courses · Poultry · Recipes · serves 4 · serves 6 · Weekend cooking

Chicken & Squash Tagine

I am writing this as I'm eating last night's squash curry and I really can't help but share my love for all things pumpkin and squash in this season. It is just so versatile and goes so well with a big array of dishes and spices in general. So in spirit of my current craving… Continue reading Chicken & Squash Tagine

Gluten free · Main Courses · Meat · Recipes · serves 2 · serves 3

Rachel Roddy’s Sausages with red onions and grapes

We are deep into autumn now and I found Rachel Roddy's take on sausages and mash to be really satisfying in one of those crisp cold evenings. I wasn't sure about the combination of grapes in this sausage stew but they really worked quite well, adding a bit more sweetness to the caramelised onions. This… Continue reading Rachel Roddy’s Sausages with red onions and grapes

Main Courses · Meat Free · Recipes · serves 4 · Vegetarian

Ricotta, Spinach & Aubergine Lasagne

The sauce you have to make for this vegetarian lasagne is more than you'll need. You can use the leftovers to make a simple pasta dish (see below). The vegetarian lasagne is perfect for hitting your 5-a-day and it makes a fantastic family meal for four. Since it's just two of us, I enjoyed the… Continue reading Ricotta, Spinach & Aubergine Lasagne