Matt Dorey

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A Curry Recipe

This chicken curry is often a part of our week and one of our favourites…

Cajun Chicken Gumbo

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A recipe for Cajun Chicken Gumbo adapted from an original found on the BBC Good Food website. It’s warm and spicy, and great for rainy days.

Chorizo, butter bean and sweet potato soup

Chorizo, butter bean and sweet potato soup

Here’s a recipe for a chorizo, butter bean and sweet potato soup that Ingrid and I invented.

Bacon Hotpot

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It’s hard to wait for this to come out of the oven but it’s worth it!

Ingrid’s Birthday Cake

Remember my amazing chocolate cake recipe? Well Ingrid made one for her birthday, complete with additional icing and smarties. I think a simple ganache would be better but you can’t argue with the birthday girl!

On The Humble Cheese Grater

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A celebration of the humble cheese grater, one of my favourite bits of kitchen kit and gateway to the best comfort food of all time: cheese on toast!

On Planning, Cooking

I did it. Kind of. I made a shopping list for a week’s worth of meals and stuck to it. A small win, but a win nonetheless.

The Only Chocolate Cake Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Trust me, you can’t go wrong with this.

Assorted instas from homemade pizza and craft beer night. Most of these pics by @andykeay.

Chorizo and Onion Risotto

How about a recipe for a chorizo and onion risotto?

Raspberries are my favourite fruit and these big guys from the supermarket are lovely. I’d love to go pick my own raspberries. We used to go in the summer and my sisters and I would always eat about the same amount as we picked, no matter how much mum told us not to. I also […]

A Sausage Recipe

This simple recipe is good for cupboard clear outs!

How I Tried To Make An Interesting Macaroni Cheese


Pasta with spring onions and mint

This is a nice recipe but I think that I might have misinterpreted ramps as being spring onions. Next time I may go for using peas instead!

Spinach, chickpeas, sun dried tomatoes, chilli and coconut milk

This tastes better than it looks!

Cheese Soufflé

I thought I’d give it a go.

Five Things To Eat

Outlines of some recipes I like.

Food is Fuel

If you lot can get by on just Bon Jovi, why the hell can’t I get by on just cheeseburgers?!?