Leftover casserole

I love when I gain an unexpected leftover that makes an entire meal for my family. Spanish chicken, chorizo and chickpea stew, slow cooked for 12 hours then served up for lunch yesterday, meant after feeding 4 adults and 2 hungry children, I still had a meal leftover…

Indian butter chicken

My double batch of Indian butter chicken just fits in the slow cooker… ready for dividing and freezing for upcoming family meals.

A go-to comfort pie

I have certainly written about this before. Chicken pot-pie was always my go-to comfort food before I had children. Now with children, we need to be a bit more deconstructed in ingredients (although this week my eldest adores mushrooms…it won’t last). And this was certainly a find in the freezer. Bits of already diced chicken,…

Risotto

Although a bit of a cheat dinner, we are having to empty the freezer this week before we go on our much needed holiday. So some nights are pre-planned, others are mystery meals because I have no idea what I froze those many, many months ago. Risotto, it turns out was just one such thing….

Hungarian paprika

This sweet paprika is going to form the basis of a heap of Hungarian cuisine in the coming weeks. Goulash here we come…

Slow cooked chicken with orzo

This was one of those ‘let’s do a mass fridge empty’ moments (a great clear out for everyone). Chicken, carrots, celery, fresh toms, red onion, chicken stock… As the ingredients produced a lot of liquid throughout the cooking process (I did a 9 hour slow cook for this one), I decided a cup of Greek…

Hearty chicken pie

This was a take on my previous chicken pot pie OBSESSION. Oh the halcyon days before my portion control and when we had 2 dishes just for the OH and me. But now we have to share a much bigger pie dish. This version was packed with veggies at the request of our eldest, a…