Roasted Pumpkin and Sage Risotto

It wouldn’t be October without a pumpkin recipe, after all the Samhain season is upon us and we all know those big, fat, orange gourds are the perfect Autumnal treat.  Whether it’s in a curry, a syrup, or a soup with apples.  In many ways, though, this is a trip back to where it all…

Lime Roasted Chicken with Butternut Purée

So I may have been in a bit of a “gourmet” mood with this one, but stick with me.  While this may look very chefs table in its presentation, it is an insanely simple meal that would easily impress dinner guests with its luxurious appearance. In terms of the experience of eating it, the flavours…

Roasted Squash and Cauliflower Curry Soup

I’ve only recently discovered the joy that is roasted cauliflower in curry powder.  Having always been a fan of Aloo Ghobi, it was no surprise that this worked but WHOA, did it work.  This was a gorgeously silky soup packed with flavour.  The squash gave it a beautiful body and the curried cauliflower offered a…

Goats Cheese Stuffed Squash

    Introduction Who doesn’t love a good Butternut Squash?  You?  If so, please kindly leave this blog post.  Excellent, just us good people are here now.  This dish works well as a filling main for one, or a starter for two.  Though it may not be the prettiest dish, it offers a well balanced…

Butternut Squash Risotto

Introduction I first observed this meal when my American house-mate made some and was immediately taken in.  Through a mixture of observing her and looking at some recipes on the net I gradually honed this to my tastes.  Perhaps the biggest variable is the herb you use – I prefer sage but my housemate always…