Mushroom carbonara sauce

Mushroom carbonara sauce

Pasta coated in a rich, creamy carbonara sauce is one of those comfort foods that is so simple to make you can have it anytime. This makes it an impressive and hearty meal, if you are cooking for vegetarians or want to spoil your veggie girlfriend then this is a...
Easy Mac & Cheese

Easy Mac & Cheese

  Someone told me the other day they had heard about a secret, simple way to make one pan Mac & Cheese on the stove and asked if I had heard of it…I burst out laughing! I gave them this recipe for easy Mac & Cheese and they slapped their head with a Homer...
Pulled Chilli Beef

Pulled Chilli Beef

As I am sure you know I am a big Mexican food fan. That classic mix of cumin, oregano, tomato and chilli flavours never cease to stimulate the taste buds whether with vegetables, chicken or fish. But beef, that’s a whole other story. It seems to be a match made in...
How to make egg curry

How to make egg curry

Looking in my fridge the other day I found a few eggs that were right on the edge of their sell by date. Not wanting to waste one of nature’s perfectly packaged foods I had to think of a way to use them up…as I also had a little time on my hands I didn’t just want to...
BBQ ideas

BBQ ideas

I know there are some people who insist on lighting their BBQ and then almost immediately throw on a pack of burgers or sausages and watch them cremate in the intense heat and flames of just lit charcoal, but that’s not how we do it here at FOTB HQ. I know usually I...
Putting on the Ritz – New Crisp & Thin

Putting on the Ritz – New Crisp & Thin

Ritz, yes they of cracker fame, have launched a new range of delicious baked potato snacks called Crisp & Thin. I was lucky enough to be invited to their very swanky “Putting on the Ritz” themed launch party which was hosted by Radio 1 DJ and major foodie Alice...