Stuffed Globe Courgettes with Lamb, Cinnamon and Rice

Stuffed Globe Courgette

Autumn, for me, is about slowing down the cooking. I want nourishing food; the caramelised sweetness of roasted fruits or vegetables, hearty stews and warming spices. This recipe of stuffed globe courgettes with lamb, cinnamon and rice  ticks all of the necessary cold-month boxes. The globe courgettes, which could just as easily be curvy squash, mini pumpkins or long marrows, are baked… 

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Japanese-Inspired Chicken Teriyaki Bento


This month, I have been determined to take part in Dom’s ‘Random Recipes’ challenge over at Belleau Kitchen. Dom’s recipe challenge has been running for over a year now and as each month passes by, I find myself drooling over the round-up posts, wondering why I hadn’t taken part.  The rules are that you must select a book randomly… 

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Fish is the Dish: Kedgeree


I’m very excited to have been asked to become involved in a campaign called Fish is the Dish and have been sent my first parcel of fish by Delish Fish. There is a great section on the main Fish is the Dish website called Fish ‘n’ Tips, as well as many more great recipes for fish. The wider… 

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British Baby Leek and Mushroom Three Grain Risotto


Having survived National Cupcake Week, my scales are pleased that we are now into British Food Fortnight. Whilst I could continue to bake cakes, I am moving instead, into savoury, autumnal cooking-mode. I know, I know, I could have chosen a British dish to cook, but I was mainly inspired by the lovely British baby… 

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Nasi Goreng – World Foods Taste Team Challenge

I’m still trying to keep up with my World Foods challenges as part of the Fusion Taste Team and this week I sampled the Indonesian Fried Rice ‘Nasi Goreng’ paste, which should be available in Tesco. The paste has quite a kick to it and is very fragrant. It is made from tomatoes, shallots and chillies with… 

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