Category Archives: Thyme

Recipe: Twice Cooked Boeuf Bourguignon

Who said French cooking was complicated? Yes, this recipe takes a long time, but it is extremely simple and the result is deliciously tender beef and soft, juicy carrots and onions. Nothing beats the buttery mashed potato after it has

Recipe: Twice Cooked Boeuf Bourguignon

Who said French cooking was complicated? Yes, this recipe takes a long time, but it is extremely simple and the result is deliciously tender beef and soft, juicy carrots and onions. Nothing beats the buttery mashed potato after it has

Recipe: Classic French Cassoulet

The cassoulet is a classic dish originating in southern France. It is a flavoursome, slow-cooked casserole that is a perfect homely dish for a big family. Even my fussy brother enjoyed this one! The beans are warming and creamy, while

Recipe: Classic French Cassoulet

The cassoulet is a classic dish originating in southern France. It is a flavoursome, slow-cooked casserole that is a perfect homely dish for a big family. Even my fussy brother enjoyed this one! The beans are warming and creamy, while

Recipe: Coq au Vin with Linguini

For those who think that French cooking is complicated… well, I’d have to agree on this dish! However, I browned, sauteed, flambé-ed and simmered my way to a delicious dish which I served with linguini pasta and some peas. The

Recipe: Coq au Vin with Linguini

For those who think that French cooking is complicated… well, I’d have to agree on this dish! However, I browned, sauteed, flambé-ed and simmered my way to a delicious dish which I served with linguini pasta and some peas. The

Recipe: Ultimate Cottage Pie with Guinness

As the weather gets colder, the food gets heartier to get us through those winter nights. Cottage pie is synonymous with ultimate comfort. Crispy topped smooth mashes potato, enriched with plenty of butter and cheese, beneath which sits the most

Recipe: Ultimate Cottage Pie with Guinness

As the weather gets colder, the food gets heartier to get us through those winter nights. Cottage pie is synonymous with ultimate comfort. Crispy topped smooth mashes potato, enriched with plenty of butter and cheese, beneath which sits the most

Recipe: Individual Toad-in-the-Hole with Onion Gravy

Toad-in-the-hole is a much loved British favourite and a proper hearty meal. I love this individual version – it’s a great way to turn a home dish into dinner party worthy food. Ingredients: for the gravy: 20g butter 2 large

Recipe: Individual Toad-in-the-Hole with Onion Gravy

Toad-in-the-hole is a much loved British favourite and a proper hearty meal. I love this individual version – it’s a great way to turn a home dish into dinner party worthy food. Ingredients: for the gravy: 20g butter 2 large

Recipe: Herb Crusted Chicken Nuggets

..baked for a healthier option. Most people ate freezer chicken nuggets as a child when our mums were too worn out from chasing us around to cook. I can remember loving them; drowned in tomato ketchup and served with potato

Recipe: Herb Crusted Chicken Nuggets

..baked for a healthier option. Most people ate freezer chicken nuggets as a child when our mums were too worn out from chasing us around to cook. I can remember loving them; drowned in tomato ketchup and served with potato