SKIPPY® Peanut Butter & Halloween Candy Bark

This SKIPPY® Peanut butter Chocolate Bark is the perfect treat for Halloween.  It is super quick and easy to make.  Let’s the kids get creative with their favourite spooky treats.

Skippy® Peanut Butter Halloween Fudge

This recipe is made with two types of fudge and is a very easy to make.  It is perfect for Halloween treats.  Skippy® Peanut Butter and chocolate are a classic combination that just can’t be beat and super delicious!

Roasted Pumpkin & Sage Soup

This is a delicious and comforting soup for an autumnal day.  The addition of the white wine completes this dish perfectly!

SKIPPY® Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich

The original American peanut butter brand SKIPPY® Peanut Butter, is now available in supermarkets across the UK.  Try it in this delicious PB&J sandwich – Simplicity is the essence of happiness!

SKIPPY® Peanut Butter & Chocolate Crunchy Bars

These SKIPPY® Peanut butter bars are an easy and sweet treat with no baking required!  Everyone will love these chewy, sweet & salty bars that are ready in no time at all.

Skippy® Peanut Butter Chocolate Hearts

A quick & deliciously easy recipe for Peanut Butter lovers – the perfect romantic treat!

Skippy® Peanut Butter & Jelly Cups

A quick & deliciously easy recipe for Peanut Butter lovers.  Salty peanut butter with oozing strawberry jelly – what’s not to love!

Banana & Chocolate Muffins

A perfect weekend breakfast or accompaniment for a coffee break!  The banana makes the muffins stay moist days after baking when most would go stale.

Skippy® Peanut Butter & Jelly Pancakes

These light and fluffy peanut butter pancakes drizzled with peanut butter and jelly taste absolutely delicious.  The favourite, classic sandwich turned into the tastiest breakfast treat!

The Ultimate SKIPPY® Peanut Butter Fudge Sundae

To celebrate Independence Day, there’s no better way to celebrate than with the USA’s famous SKIPPY® Peanut Butter.   This sundae tastes absolutely amazing as it is topped with a delicious peanut butter hot fudge sauce and can be made in minutes! America’s original SKIPPY® Peanut Butter has a taste like no other peanut butter –...

SKIPPY® Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

Wow – this might just be the best peanut butter combination… the perfect recipe for these chilly days!  America’s original SKIPPY® Peanut Butter makes this recipe as it tastes like no other peanut butter!  SKIPPY® Peanut Butter is creamy, smooth and addictively yummy, just how peanut butter is supposed to taste. The whole family/household can...

Cheese & SPAM® Toastie

It’s officially SPAM® Appreciation Week from w/c 8 March and 2021 is an extra special year for SPAM® Chopped Pork and Ham as the iconic meat celebrates 80 years in the UK.  Celebrate this special occasion with this delicious Cheese & SPAM® Toastie that I have re-created from a 1970’s classic!  This toastie is ideal...

SKIPPY® Peanut Butter & Halloween Candy Bark

This SKIPPY® Peanut butter Chocolate Bark is the perfect treat for Halloween.  It is super quick and easy to make.  Let’s the kids get creative with their favourite spooky treats.

Rippled Menier Chocolate Bombe

This dessert is a great alternative to Christmas pudding and has an added Wow factor when you cut into it!  

Baileys Menier Chocolate Fridge Cake

Make this moreish fridge cake as a sweet treat or a homemade gift – perfect for Christmas!  

Italian Sausage, Parmigiano Reggiano & Cranberry Stuffing

This stuffing is absolutely delicious and so easy to make, it will compliment any Christmas dinner perfectly!

The Best Christmas Pudding

A flaming Christmas Pudding is the ultimate end to a delicious Christmas dinner. This recipe certainly won’t disappoint – even people that don’t like Christmas pudding love this recipe!

Skippy® Peanut Butter Halloween Fudge

This recipe is made with two types of fudge and is a very easy to make.  It is perfect for Halloween treats.  Skippy® Peanut Butter and chocolate are a classic combination that just can’t be beat and super delicious!

Roasted Pumpkin & Sage Soup

This is a delicious and comforting soup for an autumnal day.  The addition of the white wine completes this dish perfectly!

Spiced Potted Beef

This is a great starter that can be made ahead as it will keep in the fridge for up to three days. Delicious served spread onto fresh, crusty bread or hot toast.

Goat’s Cheese Pate with Red Onion Marmalade

This wonderfully light pate with fresh herbs is the perfect accompaniment for this sweet and sour marmalade served with crusty bread.  Prepare the day before for a stress-free starter.

Prawn Margarita – marinated in Tequila, Lime & Salt

This is a delicious starter.  A summer favourite that is really easy to prepare, hassle-free entertaining!

Sticky Chocolate Loaf Cake

A deliciously gooey sticky chocolate cake that stays moist for days.  A great cake for any occasion!

Scotch Eggs with a Pork Crackling Crumb

have made many Scotch Eggs but by adding Mr Trotter’s Great British Pork Crackling you are adding an extra delicious crunch that put these Scotch Eggs on another level!  A definite must try!

BBQ Belly Pork with Noodles

Try this mouth-watering crispy pork belly & noodle recipe for an easy way to enjoy pork that tastes delicious!  Make sure to use Lee Kum Kee Soy Sauce to make this dish taste sensational!

Stir-Fried Beef Noodles with Black Bean Garlic Sauce

This is an incredibly tasty, healthy and easy stir-fry that can be made in minutes – a delicious mid-week meal. Lee Kum Kee’s Black Bean Garlic Stir-Fry sauce makes this dish!

Five Spice Roasted Duck Breast

This is a delicious duck recipe – perfectly tender meat for this very easy dinner party dish, very tasty!

Stir Fried Beef with Egg Noodles

This beef and noodle stir fry is quick and easy to make and super delicious!  

Chilli Beef & Prawn Noodles

These chilli beef & prawn noodles are quick and easy to make – a super delicious mid week meal in minutes! The delicious King Prawns were gifted to me by Bradley’s (they deliver throughout the UK) use the code Victoria-15 at check out for a 15% discount on all orders over £70.    

Globe Artichoke with Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette

A very simple but delicious dish for a summer’s day!

French Onion Soup with Gruyere Toast

A classic soup – superbly warming and satisfying for a wintry evening.

Chicken Liver Pate with Red Wine & Onion Marmalade

This is an inexpensive, delicious, easy to make but very elegant starter to impress your guests!

Moules au Cidre (Mussels in Cider)

An absolutely gorgeous starter – steamed mussels and cider are a perfect flavour combination!

French Onion Tart

This French-inspired Caramelised Onion Tart is bursting with flavor from juicy, caramelised onions, thyme and sharp cheddar & Gruyere cheese.

The Best Quiche Lorraine

The key to the perfect quiche is simplicity!

The Best Beef bourguignon

A delicious and rustic French classic! Red wine, brandy, pancetta, shallots, mushrooms and herbs, what a wonderful combination for beef!  

Salad Nicoise recipe

A wonderful summer salad!  This dish is also just as delicious with large flakes of tinned tuna! I used Tuna steaks  that were gifted to me by Bradley’s (they deliver throughout the UK) use the code Victoria-15 at check out for a 15% discount on all orders over £70.  

The Best Coq au Vin

A delicious and rustic French classic!  Red wine, brandy, pancetta, shallots, mushrooms, herbs & a pinch of chilli what a wonderful combination for chicken!

Stifado (Greek Beef Stew)

This aromatic stew of beef and onions cooked in red wine is a popular Greek dish. Best served with roast potatoes or crusty bread!


A cool, creamy, fresh and simple dip – a great accompaniment to Greek dishes.

Greek Orzo Salad

This orzo pasta salad is perfect for summer picnics and BBQ’s!  It has Feta cheese, chickpeas, olives, and a zingy lemon dressing – delicious.

Greek Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder

This lamb shoulder tastes absolutely delicious and is fall off the bone tender.  It is covered in Greek flavours and slow roasted for 5 hours. I served the lamb with roast potatoes, Greek salad and pitta.  You can also serve with seasonal vegetables.  

Greek Orange Syrup Cake

This recipe has been inspired by my recent trip to Santorini where I tasted the most delicious Orange Syrup Cake (Portokalopita) from the most wonderful patisserie in Oia.  I was very surprised to find that no flour was used and that dried and flaked filo pastry is the key ingredient.  This is a fluffy and...

Greek Lemon Chicken Salad

This salad brings together some delicious flavours of Greece in a dish that is super tasty, fresh and easy to prepare!

The Best Moussaka

Bring Greece to your home with this absolutely delicious classic Greek dish!  

Best Greek Chicken Marinade

This simple Greek chicken marinade infuses the chicken with lemon, garlic and oregano and keeps the chicken super juicy and tender.  Delicious and easy to make!  

Sausage & Chorizo Goulash

It is not the most traditional Goulash but is extremely delicious and easy to make!  

Beef Goulash

A hearty & warming dish!  A simple and tasty recipe which is full of flavour – one of the best beef goulash’s I have ever tasted!

The best Chicken Tikka

A most delicious and succulent aromatic chicken tikka starter served with fresh cooling coriander chutney with a kick!

Beef Madras

A great British favourite – this curry is full of spice with melt in the mouth beef!  

Spicy Chicken Goan Curry

This is a very simple and easy to make nutritious curry packed full of flavours & freshness.

Chicken & Spinach Balti

A deliciously tender chicken curry which is very simple to make – perfect for a mid-week meal!  Popeye would love this dish!

The BEST Tarka Dal Recipe

Tadka Dal is a North Indian dish and is a kind of thick, spicy soup usually served with rice or, my personal favourite, just warm chapatis or naan bread which to scoop it up!  A delicious warming, comfort food at any time!  

Butter Chicken Curry

A wonderfully rich, creamy & fragrant butter chicken curry – it is very, very tasty, quick and easy to make!  

The Best Lamb Keema Recipe

A tasty lamb and pea curry recipe that is quick to make and can be made in advance.  

Indian Meatballs with Green Curry Sauce

A deliciously fresh and aromatic lamb meatball curry!    

Lamb Steak Tikka Masala

If you love curry you will absolutely adore this dish!  The lamb steaks have been marinated in spices and garlic for 24 hours and are delicious and tender.    

Lamb Malabar

This lamb malabar curry recipe is very easy to make and the results are absolutely delicious!

Chicken Palak

This is a delicious nutrient rich and low in fat chicken curry.  Popeye would love this dish!  

Peshawar Style Lamb Curry

A simple yet delicious, easy to make tender lamb curry made with onions, garlic, ginger, spices, fresh mint and coriander.  

Parmigiano Reggiano & Cracked Pepper Biscotti

These biscotti made with the King of cheeses are crisp with a richness of Parmigiano Reggiano and a bite of black pepper make lots because they are extremely moreish!  They are perfect for a savoury bite before or after dinner and make a delicious festive gift – simplicity at its best!

Tortellini with Spinach & Ricotta

This is a delicious starter or main – only trouble if it is a starter your guests will always want more.  Once you have made them fresh you will never buy supermarket again!   Spinach & Ricotta is a wonderful combination and the Sage and Pine nut butter dressing compliments this dish so well.  Delicious!

Risotto with Pesto

Risotto & pesto – the flavour combination is fantastic!

Spaghetti with Mussels, Tomato Sauce & Pesto

This pasta dish is absolutely delicious, the mussels, tomato sauce and pesto compliment this dish perfectly.

Tortellini with Ricotta, Lemon & Sage Butter Sauce

This is a delicious starter or main, the Lemon & Ricotta is a wonderful combination that gives the dish a delicate fresh taste.  Delicious!

Focaccia Stuffed with Italian Cheeses, Spinach, Olives & Herbs

The most warming and fragrant rustic bread stuffed with Spinach, Parmesan, Olives, Mozzarella & Herbs… I can only describe this as moreish – you can’t get enough of it!

Pesto Pizza

This has to be my favourite pizza – inspired by many trips on holiday with my husband to the Cinque Terre.  Best washed down with an iced cold bottle of Birra Moretti!

Quick & Easy Crab Pasta

The fresh flavours in this quick and easy pasta dish work wonders together, and make for a delicious meal. Serve with a glass of chilled white wine.

Red Pesto

This recipe is made with sun dried tomatoes, roasted peppers and parmesan cheese.  It has such a vibrant colour and goes so well with pasta and makes a wonderful pizza topping instead of the usual tomato base.

Penne Amatriciana

A simple but classic pasta dish!  Rich tomato sauce with smoky pancetta and hot, hot, hot!  

Chorizo & Prawn Risotto

Chorizo and Prawns, a match made in heaven – this is comfort food at its best!  This is definitely my favourite risotto recipe – a must try!  

Strawberry Margarita Granita

A frozen cocktail for dessert… this is so delicious and a very refreshing end to a meal.  It contains as much alcohol as you’d expect to find in a cocktail, so be careful!

The Best Chicken Enchiladas

These have to be the best chicken enchiladas that I have ever tasted!  They are quite spicy so if you don’t like a dish to be too hot reduce the amount of chilli powder and chillies.  This dish can be prepared in advance and placed in the oven when your guests arrive.    

The Best Chilli Con Carne

There are so many variations of Chilli Con Carne but this has to be one of the BEST!  It takes a while to make so pour yourself a glass of red… the wait is most definitely worth it!  

The Ultimate Chilli Con Carne with Steak & Chorizo

This truly is an amazing steak & chorizo chilli, it is a fantastic dish to serve friends or family for a casual get-together!    

The Best Beef Enchiladas

This is a wonderful dish full of flavour with mouth watering tender beef! It takes 3 hours to cook but is worth every minute.  

Courgette, Feta & Mint Fritters

This is a very tasty light starter or can be part of a meze spread.  You can prepare this dish in advance and reheat in a low oven when ready to serve.


This rich and creamy hummus is very easy to make and can be made in minutes. Serve with crunchy seasonal vegetables or warm pitta breads.

Lamb Koftas

Take your taste buds to the Middle East with these lamb koftas that are packed full of flavour.  They have the perfect combination of spices, herbs, nuts and with the richness of lamb.

Chicken Tagine with Apricots

This simple chicken tagine is great made a day before and left so the flavours can infuse – a one-pot wonder!  

Baked Eggs with Tomato, Harissa & Feta

Kick-start your day & metabolism with this absolutely delicious breakfast.  Baked eggs, tomatoes, spices, harissa paste and crumbled, creamy & tangy feta cheese all mopped up with crusty bread.  

Fesenjan – Persian Stew

A fabulous Persian stew of pomegranate molasses, walnut and chicken. A truly delicious and fragrant dish and pretty simple to make too!

Chicken Shawarma Kebab Flatbreads with Pomegranate Tabbouleh

This chicken kebab is absolutely bursting with flavour – it is so delicious!  You must try this recipe! Perfect for the BBQ, under the grill or just as good on the hob.  

Slow Roasted Lamb Shawarma with Za’atar Roast Potatoes

This lamb is absolutely bursting with flavour and meltingly tender – it is coated on a easy to make shawarma spicy rub and then slow roasted until it falls apart.  Serve as wraps with tasty Za’atar roast potatoes, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, hummus or minted yogurt and flat breads.  

Beef & Apricot Tagine

This sweet & spicy tagine with melt in the mouth tender beef is a wonderful taste combination!  It is so quick and easy to prepare before slow cooking in the oven.    

Portuguese Tarts

This recipe is inspired by my recent trip to Portugal where I became addicted to Pasteis da Nata.  These flaky, crispy custard tarts flavoured with lemon and cinnamon are absolutely delicious!

Piri Piri Chicken

This recipe was inspired by my last trip to Portugal.  This recipe is easy to make and it tastes so good – increase the spice to suit your taste!    

The Best Slow Cooked Beef Stroganoff

This is a beautiful melt-in-the mouth dish that tastes better if you cook it a day in advance!

The Best Chimichurri Sauce

This herby, garlicky, tangy, spicy and very green Chimichurri sauce is great on all kind of grilled meats.

Slow Roasted Puerto Rican Pork Shoulder

This pork shoulder is marinated overnight in garlic, lime juice, oregano, cider vinegar, sugar and chilli powder, slow cooked for 6 hours until it falls apart.  It is packed full of flavour and very easy to make.  I love serving this pork with flat breads, salad and Spicy Peruvian Green Sauce It is the perfect...

Spicy Peruvian Green Sauce

This delicious Peruvian Green Sauce is fresh, vibrant and ever so tasty, it can be drizzled on anything from the grill. In fact once you make this sauce you will be drizzling it on everything.  The perfect recipe for a BBQ

The Best Singapore-style Noodles

Wow, these are the best Singapore Noodles I have ever tasted by far! If you want an absolutely delicious but quick and easy meal, this is the one for you!

South East Asian Chicken Curry

A very fresh and easy to make chicken curry which is bursting with aromatic flavours.  This curry is always a winner!    

Meatballs with Rioja Sauce

An absolutely scrumptious meatball dish, perfect for any occasion.  This dish is best served with crusty bread or your favourite pasta and of course a large glass of Rioja!

Thai Fishcakes with Cucumber Dipping Sauce

Hot, spicy and wonderfully moreish – these delicious fish cakes make a fabulous first course, especially if the rest of the meal has a spicy theme.

Thai Green Chicken Curry

This curry is incredibly easy to make and will suit all tastes as you can make it as sweet or as spicy as you want… This Thai Green Curry has to be one of the best I have ever made.

Thai Red Beef Stir Fry Curry

A delicious, flavoursome and extremely quick Thai beef red curry that can be made in the time it takes to cook your rice!

Spicy Fried Noodles with Chicken & Prawns

A very tasty chicken noodle dish that can be made in minutes – it is wonderfully versatile and you can adjust it to include your favourite ingredients!  

The Best Beef Rendang

A rich and tender coconut beef stew which is explosively flavoursome – it will definitely win you over!  

Chicken Pad Thai

A delicious fresh dish that showcases the classic Thai harmony of sweet, sour and spice!