Main Dishes

Here is where you’ll find lots of delicious main courses, suitable for both everyday and for when you want to do something a little bit special.

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Lemon and Cauliflower Bake

Lemon and Cauliflower Bake

      If you’re anything like me, then Cauliflower is a bit of a non-event. Too often, it’s mushy and over cooked and the smell of it boiling away in the kitchen doesn’t do its reputation any favours!   Let me introduce you then to my Lemon and Cauliflower Bake.  This is a lovely […] Read more »

Autumn Casserole

Brown the meat in the marinade

With this recipe, you need to leave all preconceptions about what you think a pork casserole should be like at the door! It contains apples, has a very rich gravy and meat so tender you can eat it with a spoon. However, that’s where any similarities with other casseroles stop. The sumptuous gravy is full of […] Read more »

Steak in a Peppercorn Sauce

Steak in a Peppercorn Sauce

I love this version of Peppered Steak as it’s easy, sooooo delicious and won’t break the bank either. It serves 2 very generously, in fact you could easily get a couple of kids portions on top from the quantities used here. Of course if you’re feeling flush, you can follow the recipe with beef fillet […] Read more »

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