Chocolate brownie cookies

This chocolate brownie cookie (wow that’s a mouthful) is for those with a sweet tooth and a chocolate addiction. Can’t decide if you want a crunchy cookie or a fudgy brownie? Have both.  This recipe is adapted from the Smitten Kitchen blog. RECIPE NOTES: The original recipe calls for 115 grams of unsweetened chocolate. I…




Dorothy aunty’s Indian spiced lamb chops

The best recipes come from mothers. Don’t you agree? This recipe is no different. Dorothy Aunty is my husband’s best friend’s mum. Dan spent a lot of his childhood raiding Dorothy aunty’s fridge, sometimes with no adult supervision whatsoever. This Indian spiced lamb chops is one of her famous recipes – so special that it turned a 14-year-old…




Homemade pita bread

I have a secret. This is the best pita bread recipe there is out there. And I couldn’t keep it from you any longer. As much as I love a cooking challenge, once in a while, I just want a recipe I can rely on. It’s like an old sweater on the first day of Autumn….




Easy mutton curry

This tangy and decadent mutton curry is an easy weeknight supper that can be made in one pan. A family recipe originating from the coastal town of Kayalapatnam¬†in South India, this recipe has been adapted slightly to make it quicker and healthier. If you want to make it for a feast, simply add hot ghee…




Paul Hollywood’s potato pugliese

Paul Hollywood’s fail-safe potato and rosemary focaccia Pugliese is a rustic Italian bread that pairs beautifully with fresh salads. Or just use it to mop up some good quality balsamic vinegar. RECIPE Ingredients 500g strong white flour 5g salt 20g dried active baking yeast 300ml lukewarm water 4 baby potatoes, sliced thinly olive oil (see…