Comforting Fish Pie

We leave Winter behind and step into Spring but sadly even though the temperatures have gone up the weather does not really seam to be reflecting this yet.  So with the dreary weather hanging over us I still have penchant for comfort food. So what does comfort food really mean to me?  If I were to…

Blue Monday

“You got paid early in December ready for Christmas, so you are currently skint. Your New Year diet regime has now slipped and you are hoovering up food like there’s no tomorrow.” New Year’s resolutions start flying out the window and all those gym clothes you bought are a constant reminder of how little exercise…

Dinner Date

Last night, I was torn with what to cook for dinner. After a summer of BBQ’s and eating out, my cupboards were lousier than Mother Hubbard’s! Therefore a stressful supermarket session was necessary to replenish depleted stocks. Lacking food-shop-practice and forgetting where things were and having to return to the car to get my shopping…

Kedgeree – a bit like Paella but curried!

Before any of you ask, this was not a student creation from my University days gone by! Kedgeree is at its most basic, a dish consisting of boiled rice, flaked fish, curry powder and hard boiled eggs.  It is thought to have originated from an Indian rice and bean/lentil dish called Khichri, and widely believed…