Tag Archives: western

italian chicken and pasta bake

This month we are cooking like Paula Deen and the Deen Brothers at Cook Like a Star. I have been looking for good tomato-based baked pasta recipe. I am not…

old-time beef stew

After a month-long hiatus, Cook Like a Star (CLAS) is back, and along with Zoe from Bake For Happy Kids and Joyce from Kitchen Flavours, yours truly (AHEM! AHEM!) is hosting this…

chicken, sweetcorn and tater tot mini-pie – an impossibly easy mini-pie recipe

I was rummaging through my fridge, freezers and pantry during my weekly clean-up session when I found 2 pieces of chicken breasts, a can of sweetcorn and a bag of…

slow cooker barbecued ribs

We are very fortunate because we have a gas burner barbecue (bbq) in the back yard. This means we can have barbecued food as and when we like. The thing…

baked rice with roast chicken, mushroom, red peppers and three cheeses

Every Sunday, I cook easy peasy food because, really, after an entire week of cooking, Sunday is sort-of my rest day. Sort of – because there is always someone to…

chicken, bunashimeiji and spinach mini-pies – an impossibly easy mini-pie recipe

I know I have blogged about quite a few mini-pies in this blog. See, the thing is, it is such a versatile recipe – indeed, the possibilities for the fillings…

easy shepard’s pie

I was feeling a bit lazy. It was a Saturday and since my mom usually takes the kids to her house on Saturdays, I had the entire afternoon to myself….

baked pasta curls with chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and broccoli

It has been a while since I made a baked pasta. I only need to make enough food for two tonight so I thought a baked pasta would be a…

perfect roast potatoes

There is no doubt that Jaime Oliver can cook. I have tried quite a few of his recipes (mainly Italian) and they have worked pretty well. My favourite has to…

heroine chicken

I confess. When I first stumbled across this recipe and saw the title, I smirked. Well, it does sound a little corny, does it not? Then I read the list…