Thai Green Mussels

Thai Green Mussels

Mussels on the BBQ I have cooked mussels on the BBQ lots of times but this recipe uses a new set of ingredients. I did a fish order from The Cornish Fishmonger and as part of the box, we got these lovely Cornish mussels included. Mussels are a firm favourite of mine especially for lunch…

Cooked Kleftiko

Smoked Greek Kleftiko

Another Greek Dish For those of you that visit this site and follow me through social media, you will know I am a real fan of greek food. Fall-apart lamb Kleftiko is no exception, so this seemed like a great dish to slow-cook on the smoker. Preparation and the Cook The night before you want…

Aloo Tikki

Clay’s Aloo Tikki (Vegan Burger)

BBQ Food from Clay’s Hydrabadi My favourite restaurant in Reading is Clay’s Hyderabadi Kitchen. It’s not only the fantastic food but the warm welcome and fantastic hospitality you receive every visit. If you are in Reading, you are missing out if you don’t eat here. They have been creating a daily dish, through this lockdown,…

Orange Glazed Salmon

Orange Glazed Salmon

Citrus and Salmon! As part of the lockdown we all find ourselves in, we are being much better of using up food. We had some oranges we needed to use so did an internet search got inspired to do this Orange Glazed Salmon. The base recipe was inspired by a Hairy Bikers recipe on the…

Beef Kebab on Chickpea and Spelt Flatbreads

Chickpea and Spelt Flatbreads

Flatbread with a Twist This Chickpea and Spelt Flatbread has become my goto recipe when we fancy flatbreads. It is from Ben Tish and can be found in his Moorish book (along with some other fantastic recipes). The recipe includes some honey which adds a little sweetness. It also includes Cumin and Fennel seeds, which…

Clay Pot Middle Eastern Lamb

Clay Pot Cooking! The Start of a New Addiction? One of my favourite restaurants is Clays Hyderabadi Kitchen in Reading. It is a independent restaurant serving Indian food, but not the traditional food you would expect to find in an Indian restaurant in the UK. They have a really varied and different menu, much of…

BBQ Toasted Cheese Sandwich

BBQ Toasted Cheese Sandwich

Who doesn’t love a Toasted Cheese Sandwich? I was in two minds whether to write this cook up. After all it’s a Toasted Cheese Sandwich, which most of us would have cooked and eaten at some point in out lifetime. I decided to as before this cook, my Toasted Cheese Sandwiches were cooked using a…