Slow Roast Lamb

Slow Roast Lamb

Lorraine Pascale has recently launched her new book and television show, Fast, Fresh and Easy. I have enjoyed the recipes on her show and at the request of my husband made her slow roast lamb (see here for recipe). It really was easy to make and...

Chicken Tikka Caesar Salad

Chicken Tikka Caesar Salad

Mr Pear and I took our three-year-old niece swimming last week – we were clearly feeling the Olympic fever! She was hesitant at first, testing the shallow waters by dipping one foot at a time before plunging straight in. Watching the other kids...

Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas

Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas

It’s Mexican night at the Spicy Pear household and what better dish to serve than homemade quesadillas. These stuffed wraps can be as healthy or unhealthy as you like and can be filled with whatever is leftover in your fridge.

Chilli Lamb Chops

Chilli Lamb Chops

I love recipes that require minimum effort and are bursting with flavour. After a busy day, all I want to do is bung something in the oven, pour a large glass of wine and relax in front of the TV. At these times, I turn to Nigella for...