Tag Archives: Potatoes

Meatballs and potato in chorizo, olive and tomato stew

Chop chorizo and fry in a pan until beginning to brown. Add cooked potatoes and cook until the potatoes begin to brown. Soften a chopped onion and a couple of crushed cloves of garlic. Add a can of chopped tomatoes … Continue reading

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A rare roast beef and roast potatoes: it is Sunday after all

I don’t do roast beef very often, and I’m not sure why. I think I must think it takes longer to roast than I think it does. I reality this 0.75kg roast took about 40 mins to cook to medium … Continue reading

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Leek and tattie soup: a favourite, and (of course) Slimming World friendly

Leek and tattie soup is so easy and it’s a firm favourite. It’s also a good traditional Scottish recipe, and one that can be Slimming World friendly very easily. The trick my Mum taught me with this soup to make … Continue reading

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A Slimming World roast chicken dinner

It’s good to be home and be able to get in some serious cooking! I didn’t think I’d miss it this much. It’s great to have a break from it all (and we were hugely grateful to all our kind … Continue reading

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A very Scottish soup: leek and tattie soup with kale

When we arrived at our final destination on our US trip we were greeted by parents, aunt and uncle, and cousins. And a family meal, of course! The soup was leek and potato – strained until smooth, and looking very … Continue reading

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Roast ham, roast potatoes, vege and apple sauce (oh, and don’t forget the gravy!)

This evening’s delicious dinner was courtesy of Papa: roast ham roast potatoes roast sweet potatoes mandolined courgettes sliced carrots Mum’s homemade apple sauce gravy The the roast ham was served on a bed of mandolined courgettes, which was fun. In … Continue reading

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Vege patch produce: potatoes chitted

OK, so our pink fir apple potatoes have chitted. We started this earlier in the year and it took a month – longer than it should have. And even if it hadn’t I’m not sure it would’ve done them that … Continue reading

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