Freekeh Salad

Freekeh Salad

I love middle eastern flavours and was very excited when I came across a picture Bethany Kehdy had posted on Facebook last October of her lunch, a yummy bowl of Freekeh salad. Bethany is a food writer over at Dirty Kitchen Secrets. Her blog is...

Miso Lamb Cutlets

Miso Lamb Cutlets

We are ten days away from Valentines Day and I wanted to share with you a delicious and quick recipe of miso lamb that will leave your date feeling suitably impressed. These lamb cutlets are irresistibly good. The miso paste, a traditional...

Carrot and Courgette Fritters

Carrot and Courgette Fritters

These delicious fritters were born out of necessity after I needed to use up some carrots and courgettes leftover in my fridge. Since then, they have become a regular feature in my house. Even my OH loves these and looks forward to eating...

Spaghetti With Lemon Sauce

Spaghetti With Lemon Sauce

Happy New Year Spicy Pear followers. Hope you are all enjoying the first week of 2014. This month I am hosting the Pasta Please Challenge run by Jacqueline of Tinned Tomatoes and I am enjoying all the wonderful entries. The current theme is...

Pumpkin and Sage Risotto

Pumpkin and Sage Risotto

We are now officially in autumn. The clocks will change next week, the cold weather is here to stay and the shops have stocked even more items for christmas than they did in August! So what does that mean for me? It’s time to indulge in...