an eye view shot of three mini golden flaky puff pastry chicken pot pies in small red ramekins that are sitting on a large rectangular wooden cutting board.. the pies are arranges in a triangle and the back pie is only half visible in the photo. a white and black checkered kitchen cloth is laying through the middle of the pot pies. a few pieces of fresh thyme springs are scattered around the the pies.

Mini Chicken Curry Pot Pies

These Mini Chicken Curry Pot Pies are the perfect comfort food for a cold winters night! Made with leftover roast chicken and puff pastry, these homemade pot pies are the perfect budget family dinner! 

Ahhh…chicken pot pies! I just love the smell of the crispy golden puff pastry filling the kitchen as they cook. Sometimes a good pie is all you need on a cold winters night – especially a mini chicken pot pie! And the best thing about this recipe? It is ridiculously cheap to make! And I mean cheap.

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a large white bowl of slow cooked braised steaks swimming in a pool of rich brown sauce. tender pieces of cooked onions were also swimming in the sauce and there was some on top of the beef. the steak and onions are leaning against a large pile of fluffy white mashed potatoes. the whole dish is garnished with fresh thyme.

Braised Steak and Onions

Braised Steak and Onions is a hearty and classic dish for a cold winters night! With saucy, tender pieces of beef in a delicious and sweet onion flavoured gravy, this is the ultimate comfort food! 

Braised steak and onions may be considered a bit of an old fashioned dish, but you can’t deny how delicious it is! It’s one of those classic meals that just makes you feel good inside! 

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A think golden crumbed chicken breast that has been cut in half. Inside the chicken breast is a creamy light green broccoli cheese sauce that has just started to ooze out of the chicken breast. The Crumbed chicken breast is sitting on a white round plate and is front and centre. At the back of the plate, behind the stuffed chicken breast is a fresh side salad with green mixed salad leaves, diced red tomatoes and thin slices of Lebanese cucumber.

Crumbed Cheese & Broccoli Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Cheese & Broccoli Stuffed Chicken Breasts are the perfect comfort food! The delicious combination of broccoli and cheese works so well with baked crumbed chicken for an easy dinner the whole family will love!

Recently, we were lucky enough to be given some fresh homegrown broccoli from our friends; Bec & Farmer John (as they jokingly call him!), who have been having a great harvest in their veg patch.

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Potato, Leek & Bacon Soup

A creamy and delicious Potato, Leek and Bacon Soup recipe that is an easy and comforting winter warmer! A hearty soup recipe that is a little twist on a classic with the addition of bacon!

Soup season is here! I’m happy! If anyone knows me, they’ll know that I just love a good soup. I mean, what could be better on a cold winter’s night than a nice bowl of delicious and comforting soup to warm you up? 

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