Fajitas are always a winner. Ready in 20 minutes. Mid-week, quick & easy dinner. We used to buy those sachets of seasoning. You know the ones. The individual packets which say there’s enough to shake over meat for four, but you pretty much use it all up for two. they always worked well, but aren’t always the most economical way to enjoy a fajita dinner. I recently decided that we had enough spices on our condiment shelf to whip up a seasoning ourselves, and started trying out different combos. Each tasty in its own way, this one had a smoky touch which reminded me of other seasonings we’d previously had. It didn’t quite have the kick we always look for, so the extra bird eye chilies…

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You can’t beat a recipe passed down from your elders. You know it works, you know it’s tasty, and you know it’s most probably going to impress. Well, this one was no different! Whilst at home a little while ago, my Nanny told me about a new salmon recipe she’d been making quite often – Salmon baked with low fat cream cheese and plum tomatoes. It sounded fab and so I had to give it a go. It’s super simple and easy, doesn’t take long to cook, yet it’s delicious and nutritious, making it a perfect mid-week meal. What’s more, it’s only a few ingredients – don’t you just love those recipes which need five ingredients or less?  It’s great served with cous cous and vegetables, but would be just…

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Recently, whilst enjoying a week off visiting the family, I decided I’d make the most of the extra time around lunchtimes and whip up a brand new recipe for my mum and I to try. Taking the opportunity to cook something veggie, as my mum loves vegetables as much as I do, I chose to make an aubergine based lunch – well it is the superfood of the moment, although I’m not sure it’ll ever replace avocado in my eyes. After debating a few ideas, I settled for Aubergine boats, stuffed with mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach and feta. They were absolutely delicious. The combination of flavours worked so well together, and not one ingredient overpowered the others, so you had a really nice balance of ingredients…

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