Tag Archives: #comfortfood

{Chargrilled} Zucchini Soup with Smoky Chorizo

Soup is one of those deceptive dishes – it’s easy to make and even easier to get completely wrong! It’s all about getting the right mix of flavours and making sure it’s seasoned properly. I’ll never forget my first attempt at making soup – it was in my final year of high school and my

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{White Wine} Oven-Braised Lamb Shanks

Lamb shanks can often be a very heavy dish, usually cooked in a rich red wine sauce. I love pairing lamb dishes with lemon, just to cut through that richness and this dish does just that. The white wine, lemon juice and chicken stock creates a lighter sauce and adds a bit of zing to

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Slow-Cooker Melt-In-Your-Mouth Goulash

I’ve been getting super value out of my slow-cooker this winter, that’s for sure! It just makes life SO easy… Here’s my recipe for Slow-Cooked Goulash to go along with these yummy zucchini pancakes:   What’s your favourite slow-cooker dish to make? X Slow-Cooker Melt-In-Your-Mouth Goulash Yum Print Recipe Melt-in-your-mouth goulash is a slow-cooked beef

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Best of the Week on FGP: 6-12 July

Happy Monday! Don’t you agree that Mondays should just be for chilling out? Yes – I think that Mondays should be like a recovery day. Or at least for moms… 😉 Moms should get a coupon for Mondays that allow them to just veg out on the couch and binge-watch their favourite series. The coupon

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Slow-Cooked Smoked Sausage & Cabbage

To me, this is ultra-comfort-food! This dish evokes the same sort of comfort, satisfaction & feeling you’d associate with mac ‘n cheese, except that it’s better – and it’s better for you {obviously}. My love for cabbage started quite recently actually, when we had a layover in Frankfurt on our last vacation. Hubby insisted that

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Low carb + paleo slow-cooked lamb

Smokey Slow-Cooked Lamb + Some Important Info

Hello my darlings! Firstly, let me get some admin out of the way… You may have noticed some technical gremlins wreaking havoc these past few days, and perhaps you’re no longer even receiving my blog posts via e-mail. Well, I’ve made a few ‘backstage’ changes to the blog, switching hosts, etc. and hopefully all will

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Smokey Slow-Cooked Lamb and some Important Info

Hello my darlings! Firstly, let me get some admin out of the way… You may have noticed some technical gremlins wreaking havoc these past few days, and perhaps you’re no longer even receiving my blog posts by e-mail. Well, I’ve made a few ‘backstage’ changes to the blog, switching hosts, etc and hopefully all will

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Feel Good Friday – Comfort Food Favourites

Happy Friday! Here are a few comfort food favourites from my recipe archives – whether it’s lamb, pork or fish you’re craving, or perhaps a crunchy rusk to dip into your morning coffee. {I also like a late-night hot chocolate {with a sprinkle of cinnamon} with a rusk, while curled up in front of the

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This Week’s Best on FGP {8-12 June}

Hello and happy Friday! Let’s see which recipes were this week’s favourites: {I skipped last week – sorry guys – it was a busy one with both mine and my eldest son’s birthdays on the 7th! Hip-hip, hooray!} Top 3 on Pinterest: Top 3 on Facebook: Top 3 on the Blog: Which are your favourites??

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Rich, spice {low carb} fish curry

Rich & Fragrant {Spicy} Fish Curry

When last did you have a proper fish curry? Have you ever had one? It’s something I used to make quite often when we lived in India – with limited meat options and the fact that we got a bit bored with the usual local foods after a while, this hit the spot! I haven’t

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