Month: March 2015

Week 77: Smashed-up Chicken with Garlic & Chilli Pasta

I still can’t find baby leeks.  So to console myself I savagely beat some chicken breasts after work.

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Week 76: Scallops with Thai-scented pea puree

I have no idea what a baby leek is. I’m assuming it’s a really really young one, but I can’t seem to be able to buy one. So I cracked open half a kilo of frozen peas and cooked this instead. Take that Jamie Oliver.

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Week 75: Spring Vegetable Couscous with Chicken

So I’m not nailing my colours to the mast and saying that spring has sprung, but its not far off!  I’ve replanted my window boxes after killing my winter plants, and as a bonus; some crocuses I thought I’d killed last year have come back out for another year 🙂

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Week 74: Flash-Fried Steak with White Bean Mash

I won’t lie to you, last week was a long, hard and tiring to make.  I also had Moussaka three times.  When it came to actually getting the pans out at the end of the week for some tomato-ey pasta I realised that I needed to add something new and quick to my week-night repertoire.  Something lightning quick I could whip up before sitting in my chair and watching Geordie Shore re-runs and Netflix boxsets with a pack of biscuits until bedtime when I get in from work.

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