Every now and then when we ask the kids what they want for tea they answer with something that strikes fear into me! Gnocchi is one of them! They love potato gnocchi and indeed so do I, however, making gnocchi for six hungry people, it’s one of the more… shall we say… time consuming dishes! However…… Continue reading Gnocchi-Wocky-Doo-Dah!
Sometimes, not very often but sometimes we have a meal which is quite simple and not spicy. Well, not that spicy! Shepherds pie is one of those dishes. We don’t have it that often at all, so when we do it’s a real treat. It’s one of those really comforting foods. Perfect for…… Continue reading Shepherds Pie… No really… Just Shepherds Pie!
Mike, our butcher, had got a couple of Ox Cheeks in. I’ve never had them before but I thought I’d give them a go. I’d read about them and understood that they needed a nice slow cook. Apparently they make an absolutely wicked chilli, or should that be cheeky chilli! I think the bit of…… Continue reading Cheeky Cow!
Here’s a traditional English dish given an ‘Ome Made twist, to be fair it was Kits’ idea. I was just going to do the plain English dish of lamb shoulder baked on top of layers of potato and onion, which in it’s own right is delicious. Add some spice, herbs and a curry sauce though and it…… Continue reading Curried Bakers Oven Lamb
Soup… We absolutely love it in our house. Not the tinned variety of course. It has to be ‘Ome-made! And it’s so easy to make. You take your favourite ingredients sweat them off in some butter add some stock, cook for a bit and then blitz. Not leek and potato soup though, that can’t…… Continue reading Sweet Potato & Red Chili Soup
So Kit has to go to the emergency eye clinic, turns out she has got viral conjunctivitis, not nice. Hmmm, was going to be chicken & mushroom lasagne for tea, made with some ‘Ome smoked chicken (done at the same time as the lamb for Easter).Thinking about it though seems as our house is ‘house of…… Continue reading Smoked Chicken & Sweetcorn Chowder