Prawn, Asparagus and Avocado Summer Salad

Most suitable for a light dinner or a weekend lunch, this dish is fresh, full of flavour and super tasty. Cook your prawns in olive oil, chilli and garlic. Place some baby spinach in a bowl, steam or pan fry some asparagus and add this to the bowl. This is better than boiling as you…

Pan Fried Hake Fillet, Ratatouille, Parsley Basmati Rice

A healthy fish dish with mediterranean vegetables and parsley rice. Perfect as a summer evening dinner. The vegetables take the longest to cook so cut the aubergine, red onion and peppers into similarly sized cubes. Add chopped garlic, fresh rosemary and thyme and generous amounts of olive oil and place on a baking tray in an…

Pappagone, Finsbury Park London

This is one of my favourite Italian restaurants in London and even better that it is local for me in Finsbury Park on Stroud Green Road. We recently did a review of Padella Pasta which is another favourite but the pasta here is on a par with Padella as well as having the benefit of…

Homemade Oven-Baked Spicy Wings

A delicious snack, starter or part of a tapas style meal. My recipe involves a dry rub and oven bake and then a glaze towards the end of cooking. The recipe is for 8 wings so multiply accordingly depending on how many you are doing or how hungry you are! The ingredients for the dry rub are:…

Mussel Men, Dalston

Lobster, langoustine, clams, scallops, oysters, soft shell crab and of course Mussels! Whether it’s their ‘seafood sunday roast’, ‘Lobster Tuesday’ or just a regular date night out, Mussel Men will provide you with some of the freshest seafood in London. We enjoyed the outside terrace which was very welcoming in the June Saturday sun for…

Crispy Bacon and Pork Ragu Pasta Bake

A satisfying comforting dinner or weekend lunch. Ideal for the family or a group of friends. Pre-heat your oven to 180 degrees C. Then get a large saucepan and crisp up some bacon in olive oil. Once crisp, this can go straight into your oven bake dish. Then do the same with 400-500g of pork…

Lean, Mean, High Protein Omelette

I eat omelettes a lot. For breakfast, lunch and post gym workouts. They are so versatile that you can adjust and personalise them as you wish. Add meat or fish and they are very high in protein, contain good fats and I also chuck in a load of green veg and mushrooms too. You can…