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Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Autumn and winter are the perfect seasons to enjoy this delicious and comforting creamy pumpkin pasta. Roasting the pumpkin is key to getting the most out of this recipe, as it will bring out its natural sweetness and make for a creamy sauce. This dish is perfect for those cold nights when […]

Discover the delicious French dish of oeuf cocotte, also known as baked eggs. Perfect for a cozy breakfast, brunch, or dinner. Learn how to prepare this classic recipe with just three simple ingredients.

French Baked Eggs (Oeuf Cocotte)

Oeufs Cocotte (French baked eggs) Recipe Oeufs cocotte, also known as baked eggs, is a classic French breakfast dish that has been around for centuries. It’s an easy and indulgent way to start the day, perfect for brunch or a special occasion. Traditional recipes call for butter, cream and herbs to be added to the […]


Creamy Roasted Garlic & Chicken Fettuccine

Creamy Roasted Garlic & Chicken Fettuccine Recipe We had the first glittering scattering of snow here in Scotland on Sunday! I always say the first snow falls at the end of November, and this year was no different. So in honour of such a cold, yet beautiful day, I decided to make my thoroughly indulgent, […]


Home-made Sizzler Toast

Cheesy Sizzler Toast If you grew up in Australia, then you’ll be very familiar with Sizzler toast. It was that gorgeously golden, deliciously cheesy bread that would be served alongside the salad bar at every Sizzler restaurant. In fact, it was so loved by people it was the main purpose of many people’s visit! However, […]

Mustard roast potatoes recipe

Mustard Crusted Roast Potatoes with Crispy Bacon

Mustard Roast Potatoes with Bacon Bits Recipe I have never met a person who doesn’t love the humble roast potato. Crispy on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside, they’re a delicious dinner staple in millions of homes around the world. And our home is no different! However, when it comes to roast totties, […]

Cauliflower cheese is cauliflower cooked in a rich creamy bechamel cheese sauce. The perfect accompaniment or side dish to a roast dinner, Christmas dinner, or traditional Sunday roast. For more recipes follow

Cauliflower Cheese

Cauliflower Cheese Recipe Here in Scotland, a Sunday roast isn’t just roast totties and parsnips. In fact, the British love to indulge in various side dishes when it comes to a roast dinner, much more so than we do back home in Australia. And one of the side dishes that I have come to love […]

Rich and hearty, this steak and sausage stew is full of tender pieces of beef and sausages, with lots of vegetable too - the perfect winter stew or casserole made with beef, sausages and red wine. For more recipes, follow

Steak & Sausage Stew

More Beef & Steak recipes Steak and Sausage Stew Recipe Is there anything more comforting on a cold, blustery stormy day than a bowl of stew? The weather here in Scotland has been full of dark skies and stormy weather, so of course, stew was on my menu! Now, I know not everyone is a […]

A delicious pasta bake recipe using beef, aubergine and courgette for a flavoursome winter warmer recipe. Penne al Forno is baked penne cooked in a rich beef ragu to perfection, topped with fresh mozarella cheese. For more recipes follow

Penne al Forno (Pasta Bake)

Penne al Forno (Pasta Bake) Recipe Is there anything nicer on a lazy weekend than penne al forno? A rich ragu, tossed with pasta, topped with mozzarella and then baked to golden perfection. That’s the beauty of my penne al forno recipe, also known as a pasta bake. It’s rich, delicious, and more importantly – […]

Cheesy Chilli Skillet Recipe- ground beef seasoned with plenty of spices and cocoa powder for the tastiest chilli yet. Cooked in a skillet with melted golden cheese and black beans, this easy one-pot skillet chilli recipe will save on washing and up and the entire family will love it. Get all the best recipes from Cooking with Bry - your one stop site for the best homecooked recipe ideas. No frills and no fuss, these recipes are the best comfort food you’ll find online.

Cheesy Skillet Chilli

Cheesy Skillet Chilli Recipe Do you ever simply crave comfort food? I feel like that’s been me a lot lately. Here in Scotland, we’re transitioning into Spring, however, are still getting the odd snow flurry and chilly nights. On days like this, I turn to comfort and what’s more comforting than a cheesy skillet chilli […]

Slow cooked to perfection, this braised lamb shanks with red wine recipe is a must have. Tender lamb shanks cooked in a red wine gravy, it’ll melt in your mouth. A tasty lamb recipe that’s an easy dinner everyone will love. Get all the best recipes from Cooking with Bry - your one stop site for the best homecooked recipe ideas. No frills and no fuss, these recipes are the best comfort food you’ll find online.

Braised Lamb Shanks with Red Wine

There is nothing I love more, than slow-cooked, melt in your mouth, kinda meals. And these braised lamb shanks, cooked slow and low in a red wine gravy, are just that. Rather than on the hob, I cook these in a cast iron casserole pot in the oven for a few hours over a very […]

Bacon, Black Pudding, Blue Cheese and Apple Salad Recipe - a delicious winter warm salad recipe with unsmoked bacon, blue cheese, apple, black pudding and a mix of leafy greens - perfect for cold weather

Black Pudding & Blue Cheese Salad

Black Pudding & Blue Cheese Salad Recipe There’s no secret to how much I love salad, but in the depths of winter, a typical cold salad just doesn’t cut it. However, add some fried bacon lardons, crumbled black pudding, and rich blue cheese? Well, then you’re onto a winter winner. And given the amount of […]

Chipotle Sausage Traybake Onepan sheet dinner with corn and peppers - an easy traybake one pot sheetpan dinner full of spicy flavours - sausages and chipotle sauce recipe

Spicy Chipotle Sausage Traybake

Spicy Chipotle Sausage Traybake Recipe Traybakes. Is there anything easier and more satisfying than throwing things in a pan and “setting and forgetting”? Or in the case of my favourite sausage and corn traybake – roasting in the oven for 45 minutes! Especially after a hectic day when all you want to do is eat with […]

Poached Haddock in Thai red Curry Sauce Recipe - an easy 15 minute meals recipe ideas for the family. Delicious seafood recipe in a rich Thai red curry sauce with asian flavours.

Poached Haddock in Thai Red Curry Sauce

Poached Haddock in Thai Red Curry Sauce Recipe Haddock is one of my favourite fish to cook with. Similar to cod, or barramundi, it’s a chunky fish that doesn’t taste too fishy. It also works really well with an abundance of flavour. This is what makes my poached haddock in Thai red curry sauce so […]

Green Lentil and Vegetable Soup Recipe - vegetarian and vegan friendly soup recipe

Green Lentil & Vegetable Soup

Green Lentil & Vegetable Soup Recipe I make vegetable soup with such regularity that I often simply presume I have all the ingredients I need on hand. I find myself rarely having all the necessary ingredients for certain recipes, so a quick trip to the store is a must. However, many times I’m able to […]

Rich and creamy christmas hot chocolate recipe made with real chocolate and cream.

Proper Hot Chocolate

Proper Hot Chocolate Recipe Each year in the lead up to Christmas, I indulge my sweet tooth and try out every seasonal hot chocolate I can find. I love cosy-ing up in cafes big and small, trying out different hot chocolates with different toppings. However, this year that’s not been an option so instead I’ve […]

Curry ground minced beef pie with potatoes recipe - deliciously spiced beef mince pie cooked with spiced potatoes and covered in flaky, golden puff pastry. This savoury pie recipe is a family favourite and incredibly easy to make, even midweek. The ultimate comfort food recipe.

Curry Beef Pie

Curry Beef Pie Recipe If Australian cuisine is known for anything, it’s the good ol’ Aussie meat pie. Australians love pie in all its forms, and I was surprised to find that here in the UK they’re just not as common (or readily available) as they are back home in Australia. And so I make […]

Hearty Vegetable Soup with Lentils and Rice Recipe-97

Hearty Vegetable Soup

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Smoked Haddock Pasta Bake with Gruyere Recipe - This French inspired pasta bake is rich, creamy and delicious. Made with Gruyere cheese, it is incredibly cheesy and a tasty treat the whole family will enjoy. A Classic Seafood Mornay pasta bake with a French twist - a fish pasta bake ideal for an easy family dinner ideas.

Smoked Haddock & Gruyere Pasta Bake

Smoked Haddock & Gruyere Pasta Recipe I was recently browsing through one of my favourite cookbooks, The Little Paris Kitchen, by Rachel Khoo, when I found delicious inspiration in her recipe for Gratin Au Poisson Fumé. Gratin Au Poisson Fumé is a deliciously smoky potato bake with smoked haddock. However, rather than use potatoes, I thought […]

Persian Baked Kofta in a Tangy Tomato Sauce Recipe-2

Persian Baked Kofta with Tangy Tomato Sauce

Persian Baked Kofta with Tangy Tomato Sauce Recipe There’s no denying my absolute love for meatballs. Whether they’re homemade or store-bought, they’re an incredibly easy dinner option and versatile too! When it comes to homemade meatballs though, I always lean towards my Persian Lamb Kofta, oven-baked in a tangy tomato sauce. Absolutely delicious! I add […]

Madras Lentils is a spicy vegetarian lentil, red pepper and red kidney bean recipe that is the perfect comfort food for autumn and winter.

Madras Lentils

Madras Lentils Recipe Many years ago, back in Australia, when I couldn’t be bothered cooking anything too energy-consuming, these madras lentils were the trick. They don’t take long to prepare, and this recipe makes plenty – enough to feed a hungry family! I used to cook these madras lentils up on a Sunday and they’d […]

Butternut Squash and Goats Cheese Risotto Recipe - gluten free risotto recipe using arborio rice features sweet butternut squash and tasty goats cheese for a creamy dinner idea that the whole family will love.

Butternut Squash Risotto with Goats Cheese

Butternut Squash & Goats Cheese Recipe The other evening I was curled up on the sofa, with a big bowl of my favourite butternut squash and goats cheese risotto, when I noticed how dark it was. It was only 8pm, but full dusk had fallen. After 6 moths of lighter summer evenings, it was the first […]

Creamy sundied tomato, crispy bacon with fried gnocchi recipe - an easy creamy gnocchi recipe perfect for a cosy night in. With crispy oven baked bacon, sundried tomatoes, and delicious gnocchi, this recipe is a great dinner idea for two. #recipe #recipes #gnocchi #italianfood #tasty #yummy #delicious

Creamy Sundried Tomato & Crispy Bacon Gnocchi

Creamy Gnocchi with Sundried Tomatoes and Crispy Bacon This creamy gnocchi with sundried tomatoes and bacon recipe is the perfect comfort food for any occasion. It’s a delicious combination of creamy sauce, pillowy gnocchi, sweet sundried tomatoes and crispy bacon that will have your taste buds dancing with delight. Plus, it’s easy to make and […]

Creamy Red Pepper Pasta Recipe - Vegetarian Dinner Ideas

Creamy Red Pepper Pasta

Creamy Red Pepper Pasta Recipe As much as I love creamy pasta recipes, they tend to fill me up quickly and I can only ever enjoy very small portions. This red pepper pasta recipe though is the one exception to the rule. I love this sauce, sweet and cheesy and velvety smooth, and can quite […]

Venison Sausage & Black Pudding Tray Bake - an easy and effortless tray bake dinner the whole family will love featuring apples, garlic, onions and cherry tomatoes to enhance the naturally rich venison flavours and black pudding. A unique and tasty scottish traybake #scottish #scotland #recipe #recipes #gamefood #gamerecipes #venison #tasty #delicious

Venison Sausage and Black Pudding Tray Bake

Venison Sausage & Black Pudding Tray Bake Recipe Summer in Scotland is a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it season. Even now, mid-August, when I look out the window I see grey clouds hanging heavy across the mountains, and can smell rain on the chill air. This means that summer cooking doesn’t get much attention from our kitchen, and I’m […]

Traditional Greek Lamb Moussaka Recipe - fragrant lamb mince with layers of fried aubergine, topped with creamy cheese and creme fraiche for a slight twist on this easy traditional Greek meal recipe. #greekcuisine #greekfood #lamb #lambideas #lambrecipes #recipe #recipes #dinnerideas #cooking

Traditional Lamb Moussaka

Traditional Lamb Recipe To celebrate our recent first-year wedding anniversary, we headed to the (now thankfully open!) pub to celebrate. We drank plenty of wine and ate a lot of Greek food. This feast reminded me exactly how much I love Greek food, and also how infrequently I make it at home. Greek food is […]

Gnocchi and meatball bake recipe - the perfect midweek meal, and ready in under 30 minutes this meatball bake features rich tomatoes, fresh basil, mozarella, fried gnocchi and meatballs. A great way to use meatballs in a recipe and a deliciously easy recipe for dinner that everyone will love. #recipe #dinnerideas #delicious #tasty #yummy #meatballs #30minutemeals

Gnocchi and Meatball Bake

Gnocchi and Meatball Bake Recipe Although we’re at the end of July, it already feels like Autumn here in Scotland. The trees are still verdant, and the rich purple heather is spotting the landscape, however, there is a chill to the air. And the rain! Plenty of rain! And of course, weather like this sees […]

Provencal Traditional French Ratatouille Recipe - a classic French dish with slow-cooked summer vegetables, this vegetarian stew is vegan friendly and a thoroughly delicious treat. Filled with aubergine, courgettes, garlic, tomatoes and wine, it’s the perfect summer dinner served with bread. #frenchfood #frenchcuisine #frenchflavours #recipe #recipeideas #dinnerideas

The Tastiest Ratatouille

The Tastiest Ratatouille Recipe The other day, we were having a movie day when we started watching Ratatouille. Now, as I am sure is abundantly clear, I adore food and French cuisine is one of my favourites. However, I had never had the rustic summer vegetable stew that is ratatouille. Filled with the best of […]

Chinese Braised Beef Brisket Recipe - Sweet and spicy, this slow-cooked, braised beef brisket with Chinese spices and flavours is melt-in-your-mouth tender. A deliciously easy dinner that everyone will enjoy, the tender shredded slow cooked beef is packed with flavour. #recipe #recipes #dinnerideas #slowcooked #shinesefood #dinnerrecipes #beefrecipes

Chinese Spiced Braised Beef Brisket

Chinese Spiced Braised Beef Brisket Recipe Many years ago, when I lived alone, my Sundays would be spent cooking up one large meal. This would then be frozen, or eaten throughout the week. These meals could range from pasta bakes to soups. Though my favourite by far was my Chinese spiced braised beef brisket. Slow-cooked […]

An easy butternut squash soup with heaps of flavours! Made with coconut milk and vegetable stock, it’s velvety smooth and vegan friendly, with just a touch of chilli for an extra bit of spice! #vegan #vegetarian #soup #recipe #recipes

The Very Best Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash Soup Recipe In our home, at least once a week is soup night. Usually, I’ll whip up a simple chicken noodle soup with oodles of vegetables. But occasionally, I’ll try something a little bit different. This week, it was my vegan butternut squash soup. I use coconut milk to achieve that rich velvety […]

A wonderfully healthy lasagne with roasted Mediterranean vegetables like aubergine and courgette for guilt-free pleasure! Less than 500 calories per serving, this is a lasagne without guilt, but plenty of flavour. Deliciously easy. #lasagne #recipe #recipes #italiancuisine #italianfood #under500calories #guiltfree

Healthy Lasagne with Roasted Vegetables

Healthy Lasagne with Roasted Vegetables Recipe After a week of warm weather (for Scotland at least!) we’re thankfully having a bit of a cool break and some rain. The perfect weather for comfort cooking! There’s nothing better, to me than spending a cosy rainy day in my kitchen. Especially when it gives me the time, […]

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