Monthly Archives: May 2013

Spanish chicken

Spanish chicken is a naturally gluten free dish that is full of flavour and is the perfect one pot meal

Spanish chicken is a naturally gluten free dish that is full of flavour and is the perfect one pot meal

I am sure that every foodie out there has a signature dish. Holding my hands up because I do and I am about to share it will you.

Being a huge fan of Spanish style cuisine I fell in love with the type of food that the Spanish cook and eat at a very early age. Although that might be because my grandparents live in Spain. Many summer holidays have been spent soaking up the sun and eating fresh fish and paella. But one of my favorite Spanish dishes is pollo Espanol translated as Spanish Chicken and it’s my signature dish.

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My inspiration to cook and bake – Grandma

My Grandma's cook books and her kitchen bibles that have tried and tested recipes

My Grandma’s cook books and her kitchen bibles that have tried and tested recipes

If you ask almost anyone in the food world who inspired them to cook and who got them cooking I bet you they will say their Grandma. Cliche or not, it was my Grandma  and my mum who got me interested in food and baking. Read the rest of this entry

Race for Life – a personal challenge

Myself and friend Sam at last years Race for Life in Sheffield - 39 minutes was our time.

Myself and friend Sam at last years Race for Life in Sheffield – 39 minutes was our time.

A little bit of self publicity I am sure has never done anyone any harm, especially if it’s for a great cause.

This year my friend Sam and I and hopefully joined by another friend, Ali, will run Race for Life in Sheffield. It’s a personal challenge for me for many reason – I am not a natural born runner and most certainly not physically built for running and I want to make a difference. Read the rest of this entry

Gluten-free stuffed peppers

Guten-free stuffed peppers with sausage meat, rice and chillie

Gluten-free stuffed peppers with sausage meat, rice and chilli

I have recently turned another year older and not having a single clue about what I wanted for my birthday, a recent trip to the garden center with my dad proved to be quite fruitful. Yes, I seem to have come of an age that when I was asked if I wanted some veg to grow as part of a birthday present I was pretty chuffed. Read the rest of this entry

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