Recipe: Sausage and Vegetable Pasta Bake

If you’ve read my earlier post, you’ll know that I’ve decided that for the time being I’m going to have meal replacement shakes for breakfast and tea. Which means that I need something really tasty for lunch, and I didn’t really want anything processed. So I had a bit of a walk round Morrisons earlier and threw some stuff in my trolley with the idea of making a pasta bake. It turned out great, six portions of...

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Recipe: Chicken and Rice Bake

Ingredients (for two) 4 chicken thighs or 2 chicken breasts 4 rashers of bacon 125g rice 1 onion 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove 1/2 tsp turmeric 250ml chicken stock (I use one knorr stock pot in 250ml water) Salt and pepper to taste Method Wrap the chicken in bacon and secure with a cocktail stick. Alternatively (if using breast), dice the chicken and chop the bacon. Heat the oil in an ovenproof pan. Brown the chicken over a high heat for five...

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Five Spice Gammon

Recipe: Sticky Five Spice Gammon

It’s been a long time since I did any cooking, but since I finished work an hour early on Friday, I thought I might as well try out one of my food pins from Pinterest. The original recipe that I found on Pinterest had egg noodles, but we had none in the house so I used rice instead. I forgot to take pictures though, so the picture is from the original website. The recipe also stated that the sauce should turn into a glaze. I think I...

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