Beef and Chicken Stock

There’s nothing like a nice bowl of soup when you’re not feeling great, and if it’s made with home-made stock, all the better! I have spent years looking for a stock cube that’s not full of rubbish, and have come to the conclusion that they don’t exist… So, the only thing to do is make … [Read more…]

Easy Curry Powder

You can buy perfectly tasty curry powder in the supermarket, but sometimes there are some unwanted ingredients listed on the label. Here’s my recipe for quick and easy homemade curry powder! It will keep in a jar in the cupboard for ages. Curry Powder Ingredients 1 tsp. ground coriander half tsp. turmeric half tsp. ground … [Read more…]

Parsnip and Apple Soup

In this recipe, the earthiness of the parsnips compliments the sweetness of the apples perfectly. I add some curry powder for a bit of a kick. Ingredients 2 onions, peeled and chopped 50g butter 1 heaped teaspoon curry powder 2 potatoes, peeled and chopped 1 large (tart) apple (such as bramley), peeled, cored and chopped … [Read more…]

Beef and Lemongrass Stew

So… It’s March here in Zürich, but that hasn’t stopped the snow returning. I’ve had to dig out my earmuffs and snowboots again this week, which means, it’s time for stew! I love this recipe. Being Irish, I can’t resist a good stew, but this one takes it to another level. It’s spicy, citrusy and … [Read more…]