Try as I might, I can’t avoid the fact that I’m feeling the cold at the moment. I know it’s the beginning of May but I can’t shrug myself out of my cardigan or winter woollies and my fire-side is still a welcome and much visited place of content. Even though I have
Who doesn’t like that ultimate comfort food favourite ‘Mac ‘n’ Cheese’? Chances are you did but have been avoiding it since WLS due to the high fat or tricky high-carb and hard-to-digest-sometimes pasta. Well now it can go back on the menu because here’s a great version that side-steps all the old problems with
I adore Shepherd’s Pie and love it topped with plain potato, cheesy potato, cauliflower mash, a swede mixture and umpteen other variations but this is a new twist that I think works particularly well. The flavoursome lamb mixture (although you can use beef or Quorn mince for a vegetarian option)
Gosh but it’s chilly today (some of our visitors in the north have also seen the first flakes of snow) and I just feel an overwhelming need for warming, comfort food. Chilli fits this bill admirably and is so easy to put together especially if you have a few cans of beans in your larder.
All that walking around knocking on doors and tricking neighbours for tasty treats can work up an appetite! This warming, comforting and time-tolerant cottage pie is bound to blow away even the spookiest cobwebs – and keep