Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Making life delicious, one recipe at a time.

Tag: things to make with mince

Lamb Kofta

I’m always looking for interesting cuts and ways to cook meat, and to introduce my kids to new flavours. Even as little boys, they’ve always loved middle eastern food and so it’s within those areas that I try to improve my own dinner time repertoire.  Maria Ellia’s Middle Eastern Spiced chicken recipe is a solid gold favourite in my house which came as a surprise to me considering the amount of all-spice in the recipe. And so it was without hesitation that I tried Ottolenghi’s kofta recipe which is also heavy on the all-spice. Amongst other things. This recipe can …

Savoury Mince

Jacket potatoes sprinkled with cheese, topped with savoury mince and a dollop of sour cream. Lovely. It’s a meal I grew up with and now so are my kids. They love it. I have always played around with my savoury mince, never knowing what it is exactly that makes it good. I have used herbs, sauces and spices to intensify the flavour but recently discovered that all I needed were three simple sauces to make it super delicious.

For the perfectly cooked jacket potato, throw a medium sized potato into a 180C oven for about an hour (no foil, no …