lighter Kofte with carrot + cumin salad

My husband is a huge fan of lamb kofte, but I have rarely made them at home due to the high fat content which just doesn’t agree with my tum!  So I thought I’d do a bit of experimenting and make a lighter version that are just as moist and tasty and a winner all…

Slow cooked Beef, green pepper + mushroom curry

This is a real hit with our boys and us alike. It is quite mild, but so tasty and a bit of a treat. I’ve been making this for over 14 years and is adapted from an Annabel Karmel recipe. It’s become our Christmas Eve tradition curry and I hope to be making it for…

chipotle and lime steak fajitas with avo cream

Perfect for a help yourself weekend picky dinner which my boys love. The steak can be marinated way in advance and then they takes no time at all to cook and put together. Another perfect Saturday night supper. Enjoy, Mrs H x Serves 4 4 thick rump steaks 2 red onions, peeled and cut into…

lighter swedish meatballs + gravy

I fell in love with these little beauties when I first visited Sweden with work years ago, but never attempted to make them until now.  Of course this is a healthier, lower fat version but still as tasty and easy to make. Best of all we don’t have to visit IKEA anymore for our meatball…

braised beef + porcini

My boys love a good Sunday stew in the darker months and this hits the spot after a wintry Sunday stroll and explore. Deep, dark and earthy, the beef melts in the mouth due to cooking low and slow in the oven. It can be prepared pretty quickly, and banged in the oven within 15 minutes and then…