Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers

Happy Tuesday guys! Today’s recipe is Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers – spicy, tasty and a must for your party!

Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

I absolutely love these green hot peppers! Unfortunately, they are really hard to find fresh here in the UK. So you can understand my excitement when I found these spicy beauties in one of my local shops – all fresh, dark green and just waiting to be picked up. 🙂 This is what I did. I actually got quite a lot but used them all up. We had an absolute feast with these – added them (like lots of them!) on BBQ Pulled Pork Nachos(I really wanted to share the recipe with you but it was a very late Sunday night and we were just getting ready to watch a movie and all I wanted was to dive in this super yummy tray with nachos :-), but I promise I’ll share the recipe soon. 🙂 Ok, where was I..? Apart form using the jalapenos on almost everything I also made some stuffed ones which turned absolutely amazing. We all love jalapeno poppers but I wanted to try something a bit different that would be tasty and perfect for entertaining friends and family( the festive season is coming!).

Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

I made salsa with tomatoes, peppers & avocado. The yellow peppers I used taste very different to the jalapeño so it worked fine (in case you’re wondering 🙂 ). Then I added some juicy shrimps that I simply sweated a bit with garlic. Of course, everything was finished up with some cheese. Pop it in the oven for a few minutes and enjoy!

Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

A quick tip or two: To take some of the heat off of the peppers serve with sour cream. Also, take care when deseeding and cutting these hot beauties, meaning use gloves. I remember years ago, cutting kilos of them without using gloves. Not a good idea, I was on fire, literally, I even thought going to the hospital. Luckily my hands were on fire for a few hours only. People learn from their mistakes, right! 🙂

Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

Here’s how to make these Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers

Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers

Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers

Ingredients

  • about 10 jalapenos, deseeded & cut in halves
  • about 20 shrimps, cooked for a few minutes with garlic
  • 1/2 yellow peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 tomato, chopped
  • 1/3 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 avocado, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1tbsp lemon juice
  • 100g mild Cheddar cheese, grated
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Combine to tomato, pepper, onion, garlic & avocado, season with salt and pepper and add lemon juice. Mix well.
  3. Fill in the peppers with the salsa.
  4. Add a shrimp on each and everyone of them and top up with some grated cheese.
  5. Place in the oven for about 15 minutes.
  6. Serve with some sour cream.
  7. Enjoy!
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Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

Mushroom & Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Happy weekend guys! Today’s recipe is Mushroom & Cauliflower Crust Pizza – topped up with salami, melted cheese, peppers & cherry tomato, this gluten-free pizza is bursting with flavours!

This pizza is like no other! The crust is not as dry as the original pizza crust (no flour, remember). This mushroom & cauliflower crust is super moist and soft and almost falling apart so I recommend using a fork. Does that make it a tart? I’m not sure to be honest. I thought it’s more like a pizza. 🙂 Whatever you choose to call it, this meal is delicious. It’s gluten-free too. I think I already mention that. :-)Bear in mind though that many of the salami & sausages contain gluten so check first if you’ve got intolerance.

It took me about 5 minutes to blitz the crust ingredients and place the crust to bake in the oven. In 20 minutes the crust is done, all you have to do is to arrange the topping and cook for another 10 minutes. Not only tasty and healthy but quite simple!

Mushroom & Cauliflower Crust Pizza

For the pizza crust I used eggs, Parmesan cheese, passata seasoning and of course cauliflower and mushrooms. I simply blitz everything together in my blender, baked the crust, topped it up and bake a few more minutes. From all of our family it seemed I was the biggest fan of this pizza so I almost finished it by myself. 🙂

The toppings I used were salami, Emmental cheese (mild Cheddar works too), cherry tomatoes, peppers and some fresh rocket. You can always add more toppings too or skip the salami for a vegetarian version, whatever you fancy, really! 🙂

Mushroom & Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Here’s how to make the Mushroom & Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Mushroom & Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Mushroom & Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Ingredients

  • 1 small cauliflower
  • 4-5 chestnut mushrooms
  • 150g Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 eggs
  • 100ml passata
  • 1tsp dry basil
  • 1tsp thyme
  • salt and pepper
  • For the toppings:
  • 7-8 salami slices
  • 1-2 yellow pepper, sliced
  • 5-6 cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 150g Emmental cheese, grated
  • fresh rocket for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Mix the pizza crust ingredients in a blender and bake in a greased baking tray for about 20 minutes.
  3. Remove from the oven and add the toppings.
  4. Place back and cook for another 10 minutes. Serve with some fresh rocket.
  5. Enjoy!
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Mushroom & Cauliflower Crust Pizza

 

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake

Happy Wednesday guys! Recipe of the day is Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake – moreish & simply irresistible & it doesn’t even require baking!

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake

It’s amazing how many things you can make from pumpkins ( apart from craving them) – desserts, soups, breads, appetizers, everything really. And considering the health benefits, they’re packed with vitamin A and vitamin C, they are just amazing!

If you’re interested I’ve done a round-up of my fav Pumpkin recipes here 15 Simple & Tasty Pumpkin Recipes

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake

Let’s focus on the Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake now..

The recipe uses a few basic ingredients – digestive biscuits and butter for the bottom layer, cream cheese and pumpkin and then salted caramel on top, simple as that! I used shop-bought caramel sauce that I mixed with sea salt for the lovely salty flavoured caramel. If you prefer, you can make yours at home. Make sure to refrigerate it for a few hours before serving! It’s a real treat! 🙂

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake

This Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake is actually quite similar to the Pumpkin Cheesecake

The second one is topped up with dark chocolate instead of the salted caramel and it’s still that moreish & irresistible. I honestly can’t say which one I prefer. I’d have both if I could! 🙂

Now that Christmas is fast approaching(a bit over 10 weeks!) I’m thinking these Pumpkin cheesecakes would make the perfect treat for friends and family when visiting. Not only they’re super simple(no baking!) but their taste will surely please your loved ones! 🙂

Don’t worry though, I’m planning lots of other simple & tasty Christmas recipes that are coming from November so make sure to subscribe if you haven’t done so! 🙂

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake

Here’s what you need to make the Slated Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecake

Ingredients

  • 300g digestive biscuits, crushed
  • 150g butter, melted
  • 300g pumpkin, cooked and pureed
  • 400g cream cheese
  • 200ml double cream
  • 150g brown sugar
  • 1tbsp cinnamon
  • 1tsp nutmeg
  • 1tsp cloves
  • 150g caramel sauce(I used shop-bought but you can make your own)
  • 2tbsp sea salt

Instructions

  1. Combine the biscuits with butter and layer them on a springform cake tin covering the bottom with baking paper in advance.
  2. Whip the cream, cream cheese, pumpkin and seasoning together. Make sure to mix well.
  3. Pour over the biscuit layer and even the surface. Add the melted chocolate on top and refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours.
  4. Combine the caramel sauce with sea salt.
  5. Finish with the salted caramel and leave for another hour in the fridge.
  6. Enjoy!
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I hope you guys like this simple but delicious Pumpkin recipe. Make sure to stay tuned for more simple and tasty recipes coming in the next few days! xx

Tuna Pasta Casserole

Happy Tuesday guys! Today’s recipe is Tuna Pasta Casserole – very simple and yet delicious dish!

Tuna Pasta Casserole

It uses a few basic ingredients which I’m sure most of you can find in the kitchen cupboard – tinned tuna, pasta, cheese. There’s also peppers & mushrooms and that’s pretty much it. I used whole wheat pasta, in case you wonder and topped the whole dish with some homemade buttery breadcrumbs with more cheese, of course. If wished, add some more Parmesan cheese when serving. Who wouldn’t like some extra cheese? I know I wouldn’t mind at all. 🙂

A quick tip – if you’d rather have an even creamier pasta dish go for double cream instead of the milk.

Tuna Pasta Casserole

I have seen the original recipe in one of my cooking books but I’ve changed a few things so it’s not a complete copycat. 🙂 It’s more like a version of it, my version. 🙂

This Pasta dish is just perfect as a dinner during the week. It literally takes minutes to cook, say about 20 in the oven and about 10 on the hob, so in roughly half an hour you’ve got rich, comforting and absolutely delicious Tuna Pasta Casserole.

Tuna Pasta Casserole

You might want to serve it with some extra greens to compensate the extra cheesy bit. I love having pasta with a side of fresh green salad with cherry tomato with a dash of extra virgin olive oil and seasoning. But this is me. My kids prefer steamed broccoli or green beans which I’m happy to make, of course. 🙂

Here’s how to make the Tuna Pasta Casserole

Tuna Pasta Casserole

Tuna Pasta Casserole

Ingredients

  • 2 tins of tuna, drained
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 5-6 chestnut mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 200g whole wheat pasta, cooked
  • 200g mild Cheddar
  • 200ml milk
  • 3-4tbsp golden breadcrumbs
  • salt and pepper
  • a handful of fresh parsley, chopped
  • olive oil
  • Parmesan cheese for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Heat a casserole with some olive oil and gently sweat the garlic, pepper & mushrooms for 5 minutes.
  3. Pour in the milk and add the tuna, pasta and cheese for another 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Remove from the hob, sprinkle fresh parsley, top up with breadcrumbs and more cheese and cook in the oven for about 20 minutes.
  5. Enjoy!
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I hope you guys like the recipe as much as we did. Stay tuned for more simple and very tasty meals that your family wold love coming very soon! I’m back to cooking Chicken Kiev with mash which I hope to put on the blog next week, if everything goes by plan. 🙂

Tuna Pasta Casserole

15 Simple & Tasty Pumpkin Recipes

Happy Sunday guys! Today’s post is about 15 Simple & Tasty Pumpkin Recipes.

I’m pretty sure I’ve got more than that but I’ve chosen the ones that my family and me truly enjoy and make often.

Roasted Pumpkin Hummus

Ok, so the first one is Roasted Pumpkin Hummus 

We really love hummus and this Pumpkin one is a tasty alternative of the regular hummus. Make sure to roast the pumpkin and garlic together. Flavour is amazing!

Pumpkin & Shrimp Soup

Pumpkin & Shrimp Soup

Pumpkin soup is perfect for the chilli days but why not spice things up a bit and add some shrimp? This Pumpkin & Shrimp Soup is simply delicious!

Pumpkin Galette

Pumpkin Galette

This Pumpkin Galette is definitely one of my popular recipes – buttery galette with Pumpkin, cheese & crunchy seeds – delish!

Pumpkin Soup

The Ultimate Pumpkin Soup

This is my favourite recipe for a Pumpkin Soup – simple, with just a few ingredients (and crispy bacon) and super tasty!

Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole

Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole

This is the last recipe I posted but it’s definitely become one of our favorite heart-warming recipes – Pumpkin, Sausage & Chicken Casserole.

Spinach Pumpkin Cups

Spinach Pumpkin Cups

These pretty cups are perfect for snacking on the go – tasty, healthy & filling!

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake

This is no-bake cheesecake with pumpkin & melted chocolate on top – seriously delicious and indulgent!

Pumpkin & Black Quinoa Salad

MeatlessMonday: Pumpkin & Black Quinoa Salad with Tahini Dressing

Another one of my favorite – Pumpkin & Black Quinoa Salad with Tahini Dressing. I could probably eat this salad every other day – perfect for a healthy lunch or a light dinner.

Pumpkin & Lentils Cheesy Bake

MeatlessMonday: Pumpkin & Lentils Cheesy Bake

For a meat free Pumpkin recipe, go for this easy cheesy bake – Pumpkin & Brown Lentils – delicious combination. 🙂

No-sugar Pumpkin Banana Cheesecake

No Sugar Pumpkin & Banana Honey Cheesecake

If you’re watching your waistline but still want to indulge into a sweet treat, this recipe is for you – No refined sugar Pumpkin & Banana Cheesecake Pots. And no-baking required!

Pumpkin & Camembert Cups

Meatless Monday: Pumpkin Camembert Cups

Pumpkin & Camembert? Why not! These lovely cups are cheesy, crunchy and yummy!

Succulent Pumpkin Pie

Succulent Pumpkin Pie

This Succulent Pumpkin Pie is a real treat – with dry fruit and lots of pumpkin spice!

Pumpkin & Spinach Terrine Bread

Meatless Monday: Pumpkin, Spinach & Cream Cheese Terrine Bread

A different version of Pumpkin Bread – this is what this recipe is. It’s not the simplest but it’s not that difficult either. I should probably retake the photo though! 🙂

Pumpkin Curry

Pumpkin & Chicken Curry

Another comforting & heartwarming recipe – Pumpkin Curry. With or without chicken the Pumpkin Curry is a must during Fall. 🙂

Pumpkin, Avocado & Feta Cheese Salad

Pumpkin, Avocado & Feta Cheese Salad

Last one is this beautiful Fall Salad with Pumpkin, Avocado, Feta Cheese & Bulgur.

I hope you guys like these recipes and enjoy them as much as we do. Stay tuned for more yummy recipes coming very soon. xx

Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole

Happy Friday guys! Today’s recipe is Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole – seriously delicious and comforting one pot meal, just add some freshly baked (lots of it!) bread to it and serve it hot for a tasty heart-warming meal! 🙂

Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole

Honestly, I had about half of a bread loaf with this casserole and if I didn’t stop myself I would probably have had the other half too. 🙂 This Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole is just screaming for a delicious bread to soak the tasty juices with. I don’t have such meals very often but now the weather has changed, I’m sure this will change too. I seriously need to improve my self-control skills and be able to stop after having a generous amount though. 🙂 But try to look through my point of view – you get home after a long and exhausting day, haven’t had any food all day, froze yourself off at the park and finally  put the kids to bed and…see a pot with hot Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole and freshly baked bread! 🙂 How could you not eat half a loaf of bread with it. 🙂

Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole

Well, this was my story (or something like that) about what happened with the Pumpkin & Chicken casserole. Everyone really enjoyed it too! No leftovers and no bread left either. 🙂

So what’s in the casserole – Pumpkin, chicken, celery, Chorizo or any other red sausage and spices. As you can see – really simple, just a few ingredients but the taste is incredible. I can honestly say this has become one of our family’s favourite ‘Winter Warmer’ recipes, for sure.

Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole

Here’s how to make the Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole

Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole

Pumpkin & Chicken Casserole

Ingredients

  • 3-4 chicken legs ( or you can get a whole chicken and cut it in 4)
  • 1 small pumpkin, deseeded and cut into chunks
  • 1 Chorizo/red sausage, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 4-5 black peppercorns
  • 1tsp allspice
  • 1tbsp paprika
  • salt to taste
  • olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Heat a pan with some olive oil and cook the chicken for about 7-8 minutes on each side. Remove it from the pot and add the onion, garlic, celery, sausage, pumpkin and spices. Gently sweat for about 10 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken stock and about a pint of water. Put back the chicken legs. Cover and cook for about 20 minutes. If necessary, add more water.
  4. Place in the oven for an hour.
  5. Serve with freshly baked bread, if possible.
  6. Enjoy!
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Turkey Breakfast Burgers

Happy Monday guys! Today’s recipe is Turkey Breakfast Burgers – succulent turkey patty , melted Emmental, ripe avocado, roasted red peppers and a fried egg! Mmmmm…It’s just a dream (or it was) 🙂

Turkey Breakfast Burger

Seriously, the colder the weather gets, the higher the calories in my recipes are. 🙂 Just joking, not necessarily. But what I mean is, we all get a craving for a nice warm soup/stew, succulent burger/roast or anything comforting that will warm you up. 🙂 Now, that doesn’t mean we eat such comfort food every day, but the truth is I do make them much more often in the Fall/Winter period than Spring/Summer (I believe most of you do too). 🙂

Turkey Breakfast Burger

Back to this Turkey Breakfast Burger…

I was actually thinking to add hash browns instead of the avocado and roasted pepper but then I wanted to serve it with sweet potato chips so I scratched that out. Also to put the scale a bit on the healthy side I thought It’d be nice to add some ripe avo and peppers. Do they count as your five-a-day? 🙂 Probably not. 🙂 However, they worked amazing with the fried egg and just completed that Breakfast Burger.

Turkey Breakfast Burger

Here’s how to make the Turkey Breakfast Burgers

Turkey Breakfast Burgers

Turkey Breakfast Burgers

Ingredients

  • 450g turkey mince 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 egg
  • a bunch of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1tsp cumin
  • 1tsp black pepper
  • 2tbsp cornmeal
  • 1tsp salt
  • 4 brioche buns
  • 4 Emmental slices
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced
  • 2 red roasted peppers, sliced
  • 4 fried eggs
  • sunflower oil for frying
  • 4tbsp mayo

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix all the burger patties ingredients.
  2. Heat a pan with some oil and fry them for about 5 minutes on each side. I made mine well done though because of the kids.
  3. Half the buns, add a spoon of mayo, the patty and cover with the Emmental cheese.
  4. Melt it in the oven for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the roasted peppers, avocado and egg.
  6. Serve with some sweet potato chips.
  7. Enjoy!
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The whole thing was very simple to make. I admit, this time I fried the burger patties, instead of grilling or baking them. The reason was that I was in a real hurry and of course, I was sure they’ll turn out very juicy and delicious (as they did). If you ask me though, If you’ve got the time, the best way is to grill them, and the tastiest! I’d definitely recommend that. But again, fried are more than delicious too. 🙂

Turkey Breakfast Burger

I hope you guys like this recipe as much as our family did! 🙂 Stay tuned for more tasty and easy recipes, oh and very comforting :-), coming very soon. xx

Falafel Stuffed Eggplant

Happy Friday guys! Today’s recipe is Falafel Stuffed Eggplant – or should I say Eggplant Salad. 🙂 I seriously struggled with the title, but it is basically an eggplant stuffed with falafel, corn & peppers salad. Or is it? I hope you get my point. 🙂

Falafel Stuffed Eggplant

Whatever you decide to call it, this Stuffed Eggplant is super delicious. I used tinned corn, roasted peppers and falafels which were leftovers from the day before. Eggplant and falafels taste really well together. 🙂 The eggplant was hanging alone in the fridge for a few days now so I had to figure out a way/recipe to use it and not waste it (which I hate). That makes it a leftover too, right. It turns out this recipe is made of leftovers. 🙂 So this is what I came up with – Falafel Stuffed Eggplant.

Falafel Stuffed Eggplant

All you have yo do is to bake the eggplant. I cooked it as it is, whole, for about 20 minutes and then simply stuffed it with the rest of the ingredients. To make the falafels, check the recipe here Easy Falafel Pita. They’re pretty simple too. The recipe is with pita bread, but these tasty balls can go on anything – salads, sandwiches, bread, pita, veggies.

Falafel Stuffed Eggplant

Here’s how to make the Falafel Stuffed Eggplant

Falafel Stuffed Eggplant

Ingredients

  • 1 eggplant
  • 3-4 falafels (recipe on the blog)
  • 150g tinned corn
  • 1 roasted red pepper, chopped
  • a bunch of fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • sour cream for serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Place the eggplant on a greased baking tray and cook in the oven for about 20 minutes or until ready.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the corn, roasted peppers, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and coriander. Mix well.
  4. Stuff the eggplant with the salad and add the falafels on top.
  5. Serve with some sour cream.
  6. Enjoy!
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What is happening to the weather, seriously? I had to turn my lights on this morning and the rain was literally pouring when I had to head out. I know it’s probably normal, I simply can’t get over it and not complain about it. As if it’s gonna get better when complaining. At least we got some sunshine at noon ( for about 15 minutes). But let’s concentrate on the positive (meaning my recipe) stuff..

Falafel Stuffed Eggplant

I hope you guys like this recipe. Stay tuned for more quick, easy and tasty recipes coming very soon. xx

Falafel Stuffed Eggplant

Hasselback Butternut Squash Mexican Style

Happy Wednesday guys! Today’s recipe is Hasselback Butternut Squash Mexican Style – a lovely vegetarian recipe that is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner.

Hasselback Butternut Squash Mexican Style

This is a simple recipe but yet so delicious. This succulent Squash is literally bursting with flavors – it’s topped with freshly made guacamole, black beans, sweet red peppers and sour cream. I served this gorgeous Squash with some warmed up tortilla wraps and guess what happened – amazing Squash wraps. I personally had it on its own, just with a generous amount of the toppings so it was a bit like a salad or I’d like to think so. 🙂 No matter what, this is seriously delicious. And it’s on the healthy side too, so why not have a few extra servings. 🙂

Hasselback Butternut Squash Mexican Style

Here’s how to make the Hasselback Butternut Squash Mexican Style

Hasselback Butternut Squash Mexican Style

Ingredients

  • 1 small butternut squash, 'hasselback' cut
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 150g black beans, cooked or from a tin
  • sour cream for serving
  • For the guacamole:
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 lime, juice only
  • 1/2 small red onion, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • a bunch of fresh coriander, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Place the Squash on a baking tray and cook in the oven for about 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, make the guacamole - mash the avocado and simply mix all the ingredients together.
  4. Serve the Butternut Squash topped up with the guacamole, sour cream, red peppers and black beans. Add some tortilla wraps for tasty Squash burritos.
  5. Enjoy!
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Hasselback Butternut Squash Mexican Style

Why Hasselback? Well, by cutting the Squash that way it cooked really well and quickly and I could easily stuff it with the toppings I fancies. Also it looks pretty cool, don’t you think? 🙂 Do you know that the brighter the food is, the healthier it is, so make sure to stock up on some Squash/Pumpkin this Fall. I’ve got quite a few Pumpkin/Squash recipes which you can check here:

Spinach Pumpkin Cups

Roasted Pumpkin Hummus

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Simple Pumpkin & Shrimp Soup

The Ultimate Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin & Chicken Curry

Pumpkin, Avocado & Feta Cheese Salad

Pumpkin Galette

Hasselback Butternut Squash Mexican Style

OK, I’ll stop here ’cause the list goes on and on..But I’ll do a nice round-up with my tasty Pumpkin/Squash recipes, hopefully next week, so you could pick the one recipe you fancy and try it at home. I promise, they’re very simple and tasty. 🙂

Hasselback Butternut Squash Mexican Style

I hope you guys like this recipe. Stay tuned for more delicious recipes that are simple to make! I’m going back to cooking and eating, not necessarily in that order! 🙂 xx

Succulent Cod Burger

Happy Sunday! Recipe of the day is Succulent Cod Burger – simple, tasty and so much better than the usual take away fish and chips!

Succulent Cod Burger

What a lovely weather we are having today! After a chilli and not so sunny week, finally some sunshine. Not that I’m outside enjoying it but I really love how light and sunny is in the house. And I’m just happy when the sun is shining, no matter in or outside. I only got one regret – why is the weekend always so short and not enough? Honestly, I need three days, at least. 🙂 I bet many of you would agree with me. 🙂

Succulent Cod Burger

Let’s focus on the recipe though..

Succulent Cod Burger

So about this Succulent Cod Burger, seriously, how could I haven’t made it before. It’s one of those simple recipes that you just discovered but seriously fallen in love with. Actually, the whole family did. What’s in there – cod fillets, which I gently cooked with some cornflour and herbs, melted Emmental cheese, mushy peas and tiny bit spicy mayo (for the adults only). I used brioche buns which were just perfect for this burger and added some more sweetness to it. To serve, I made some sweet potato fries, which we all love in our family. They are ridiculously simple to make – simply cut the sweet potato in chips, season and bake in the oven with some oil. You can even add Parmesan cheese or any other toppings you fancy. Seriously guys, the whole combination was just spot on.

Succulent Cod Burger

The fact that nothing was left proves that everyone really enjoyed it. I myself could easily had one more of these bad guys, unfortunately (or fortunately 🙂 ), there weren’t any left.

Succulent Cod Burger

Here’s how to make this Succulent Cod Burger

Succulent Cod Burger

Succulent Cod Burger

Ingredients

  • 4 small cod fillets
  • 100g cornflour
  • 1tbsp dry parsley
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 brioche buns
  • 4tbsp spicy mayo
  • 8 Emmental slices
  • sunflower oil for frying
  • For the Mushy Peas:
  • 200g peas
  • 50g butter, melted
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat a pan with some oil. Coat the cod fillets with egg and then with cornflour. Gently cook the fish for about 2-3 minutes on each side.
  2. To make the mushy peas - simply blitz all the ingredients together.
  3. Start building up the burgers - add a tbsp of spicy mayo on the bottom bun, add half of the cod fillet, 2 slices of the Emmental and melt it in the oven for 5 minutes. Finish off with 3-4 tbsp of the mushy peasy and the other half of the fish.
  4. Repeat with the rest of the burgers.
  5. Serve with some sweet potato chips.
  6. Enjoy!
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Succulent Cod Burger

I hope you guys really love this recipe as my family did. Stay tuned for more simple and tasty recipes coming very soon your way. xx

Succulent Cod Burger