A classic, comforting pud. Using ready made frozen pastry makes this a cinch.
Fried bacon, onions and garlic stirred through a creamy sauce
Very easy, elegant and light soup. Ideal as a starter, or for lunch. Most ingredients you will already have, ready in 15 minutes. Very easily doubled or halved.
My friend Kathy gave me this recipe, and it's great. So filling, easy to make and great in a thermos for lunch or school during the winter months. Use a small soup pasta for best results.
A modification of the traditional potato and cabbage or kale dish, with chunks of potato and a rich cheesiness that my dad exclaims over. Using milk instead of cream makes it healthier.
Makes a tasty sauce that's great over spaghetti or linguine. Be sure to have crusty bread on hand to soak up every last drop!
A very simple recipe, these croutons are good for a Caesar salad or any crisp green salad. Also nice to serve atop a bowl of soup.
Roasted peppers and balsamic vinegar make a wonderful balance of flavours and provide a dramatic visual contrast to coloured pasta.
How do you get the rich taste of a classic quiche with a fraction of the fat? One technique: make the case with thinly sliced potatoes. It's a heart-smart substitute for traditional shortcrust!
For a speedy, sweet treat to end a meal, serve bananas in a sticky and nutty sauce, with ice cream. It's a fun, retro dessert given a modern zesty twist with orange, which balances the richness perfectly. Delicious!
A deliciously rich and comforting macaroni cheese.
Kids love it and it's easy to make. Also good if you add some chopped ham!
This is a very nice dessert to serve when entertaining.
Easily doubled for a crowd, cottage cheese and soured cream are the unique elements to this macaroni cheese recipe.
This recipe is a cross between a crème caramel and a cheesecake but alot easier to make!
This carbonara is a delectable, mouth watering pile of yummy goodness. I recommend a nice salad with it - that's all you will need for a complete meal.
A simple, quick, but delicious dessert to impress the most discerning guest.
This can be served as a bake or, leaving the topping off, as an ordinary chilli. You can add more peppers, decrease the amount of beans and make it spicier to taste. The base can be frozen for up to 1 month.
Bananas are simmered in brown sugar, butter and Irish whisky for a delicious warm treat to serve with vanilla ice cream.
This is a popular Scottish dessert and there are many variations and names such as Cream Crowdie. Oats are toasted, then folded into lightly sweetened whipped cream and topped off with berries and a splash of whisky. Finish your Burns supper with this delicious tradition.