Lamb with Prunes & Moroccan Spices

Happy New Year!! Let me first wish you a happy, healthy and altogether easier and more enjoyable year than the one we’ve just left. Despite the many challenges of 2020, there were positives and indeed lovely parts of it for me. Especially the birth of my fourth grandson (my son’s third child) on 27 December. […]

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Spicy Kofte with Aubergine Tagine

I’ve been wanting to make the lovely Aubergine & Tomato Tagine I put on the blog back in January 2012 for Jonathan & Lyndsey. It’s such a delicious recipe, and we all love aubergines, so I knew they’d like it. It makes a good mid-week vegetarian supper served with just couscous but as it was […]

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A Girls Only Valentine Dinner

It just turned out that way. My daughter Nicola and her partner Rachael were coming down from Birmingham on Friday afternoon for the weekend to celebrate my daughter-in-law Lyndsey’s birthday tonight (Saturday) – a pizza party at Ruben’s Refettorio. With restaurants full of couples eating meals marked-up for Valentine’s Day (even M&S’s usual 2 Eat […]

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