Bovril plus Meat Pie

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The 3.45pm treat on a cold Saturday afternoon was getting Bovril and a meat pie from a rather ramshackle food place. Or it could also be on a cold midweek evening at 8.15pm. The first dose of Bovril might well have been consumed before these times in order to warm…

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Cheese and Tomato Sandwich

Cheese and Tomato Sandwich

The biggest problem with making something like this Cheese and Tomato Sandwich is deciding on exactly what to use. Just think of the bread. White, wholemeal, rye or another? Sliced or unsliced? Then there is the cheese. Something mild or a mature variety with a stronger taste? Cheddar, Gouda, Jarlsberg,…

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Meatball Penne with Peppers

Meatball Penne with Peppers

This meatball penne with peppers is a straightforward meal to make in a fairly short space of time. That makes it ideal for those busy days when you want a full stomach in a hurry. Now the quickest way does use some shortcuts that involve the supermarkets or convenience store…

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Red Kidney Bean and Tuna Salad

A recipe by Ian Dixon

This simple and delicious Red Kidney Bean and Tuna Salad can be made very quickly from store cupboard ingredients. It can be a meal on its own or can be used as a salad to accompany other dishes. For further variety, try adding chopped red cabbage or your favourite colour…

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Macatouille (Mac-a-to-ee)

Macatouille

Macatouille is my latest creation. While talking with my business partner, he had asked me what would happen if we were to create a mac ‘n cheese and ratatouille combination… so I did. What a pleasant surprise that turned out to be. Not desiring to just mix them together, I…

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Sausage and Tomato Stew

Sausage and Tomato Stew

I do so love the pressure cooker for making meals. This Sausage and Tomato Stew is no exception to that. Very easy to prepare and it cooks very quickly. Of course, there is more to it than just sausage and tomato. Potato is almost an essential for any stew so…

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