A Glug of Oil

Delicious and easy recipes for everyday cooking. Midweek dinner ideas and easy dinner party recipes.

Now I must admit I've always been a bit scared of electric carving knives plus I've never thought they were really necessary and tha...
Okay let us talk about candles and diffusers - yes I know they aren't food or kitchen-related but I do get quite excited about scented c...
Christmas and New Year are the perfect excuses for a cheeky cocktail or two. But of course, a cocktail is good at any time of the year; i...
If you're reading this then chances are you may well like cooking, but if you hate the bother of chopping onions and carrots etc. and ar...
If you're stuck for ideas on what to cook for dinner and you're also in a hurry, this tasty Tuna Napolitana can be on the table...
How to make Jam Making homemade jam isn't really a difficult thing, it can't be because if I can make jam anyone can! Of c...
Week 3 of the 4-week #AirFryerTakeIn challenge given to me by Philips. Using the AirFryer the plan is to swap a takeaway and get cooking u...
I do love a nice frying pan and I have a fair amount of what I call proper good ones, but I can honestly say I am totally impressed with th...
How to make Mini Chorizo Empanadas in an AirFryer. Okay, folks, this is week 2 of a 4-week challenge given to me by Philips which was to swa...
Philips recently set me and a few other bloggers a challenge which is to swap a weekly takeaway meal every week for a month and to join in t...
There are many ways to add flavour to BBQ food from dry rubs, marinades or by using wood chips. Wood chips are soaked for a couple of hours ...
What a marvellous invention these Flat Stacks are. Silicone, Space Saving, Collapsible Storage! Because they're collapsible it ...
I say milkshakes and hot sunny weather are made for each other.  It's such a lovely day here again that I've stopped all housework t...
Now I do love a nice bit of real slate so I'm quite excited about the new Slate and Wood serveware collection from Judge Cookware.  Alto...
What gorgeous weather we've been having lately! With the summer now in full swing everyone's enjoying the chance to get the BBQ out ...
Coffee comes in many different varieties ranging from weak to strong in taste such as espresso. I say espresso is for proper die-hard c...
My sweet and slightly tangy Sweetcorn Relish is ready to top your burger in a matter of minutes; it's made from veggies straight from th...
Warburtons have asked me, along with six other bloggers to take part in their Sandwich Recipe Challenge, where each blogger has to crea...