West African jollof rice with chicken

This is easy to make, tasty and spicy (but you can alter the spice level by changing the amount of cayenne pepper and chilli added). Ingredients 250g long grain rice 500ml chicken stock 400g chopped tomatoes 1 chilli 1 onion 1 tbsp vegetable oil A couple of sprigs of Fresh thyme + a few extraContinue reading “West African jollof rice with chicken”

Greek roast potatoes

This is another tasty and easy side dish which is served with any Greek meal. Ingredients Potatoes Olive oil 1 teaspoon oregano Half a teaspoon of thyme Salt and pepper Method Peel and chop the potatoes into large chunks, place in a roasting dish. Drizzle with olive oil ensuring that all of the potatoes areContinue reading “Greek roast potatoes”

Cinnamon biscuits

Whilst in lockdown the smallest Braithwaite and myself have been busy getting our bake on. These cinnamon biscuits have gone down a storm! Really easy to make and very delicious. She particularly enjoys dusting them in cinnamon sugar at the end! Ingredients 175 g Dairy Free spread (I use vitalite) 100 g Caster Sugar 225Continue reading “Cinnamon biscuits”

Syrup biscuits

Another favourite of ours to bake which is really easy and a good fun activity for rainy days and lockdown days! Ingredients 125 g dairy free spread (I use Vitalite) 60g caster sugar 1 tbs golden syrup 220g Gluten Free self-raising flour Quarter teaspoon xanthan gum Makes around 16 biscuits Method Cream butter and sugarContinue reading “Syrup biscuits”

Gluten and dairy free meat and potato pie

During lockdown it has been VERY difficult to get hold of gluten free flour so I used a packet of genius shortcrust pastry to make this pie. It was literally “use what’s in the cupboard while we isolate”. To quote Steve it is “the best pie he’s ever had”. Ingredients Ready to roll pastry (IContinue reading “Gluten and dairy free meat and potato pie”