A Glug of Oil

Easy and delicious recipes including midweek dinner ideas, English and world cuisine.

The Best Thousand Island Dressing! Read on to find out how to make it. In my opinion, far tastier on a prawn cocktail (shrimp co...
French-inspired Recipe  Think of this as a Shepherd's Pie but made with leftover chicken. An easy midweek dinner, as it use...
How to Make No Cream Carbonara Spaghetti, pancetta, eggs, parmesan cheese and a splash of starchy pasta cooking water -  this ea...
Recipe for Roasted Butternut Squash Looking for a vegetarian main? You'll love this easy and delicious butternut squash stuf...
How to Preserve the Colour in Vegetables Say goodbye to grey-coloured green beans or broccoli - it's really easy to avoid. ...
Wondering what to do with leftover turkey? How about my Easy Leftover Turkey Curry, it's quick and simple. Ready in ju...
Pan-fried Brussels Sprouts This easy and fast Brussels sprouts recipe with crispy bacon is a delicious 3-ingredient side dish.  ...
Easy Christmas Meringue Recipe Meringue decorated with strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries, drizzled with chocolate sauce...
Recipe for Moist Fruit Cake Made in the Ninja Speedi, this easy, old fashioned boiled fruit cake is packed full of fruit, and ...
Crispy, Crunchy, Tender Calamari (squid rings)  Just a few ingredients and easy to make. Crispy melt-in-the-mouth calamari with ...
How to Make Lasagne with Ready-Made Sauce Step by step how to make lasagne the easy way, yep this is a cheats lasagne recipe . ...
Easy Slow Cooker Sausage Casserole Sausage with sweet bell peppers, and onions in a rich tomato sauce. Serve  with creamy mashed...
Roasted Peppers in Olive Oil Roasted bell peppers in the oven, then add garlic, oregano, lemon juice and olive oil.  Easy antip...
 Chimichurri Sauce Recipe for Steak Based on Gordon Ramsay's recipe, authentic chimichurri is made with a pestle and mortar. Foo...
 Harissa Pasta 15-Minute Meal Quick and easy dinner idea - Pasta coated in delicious harissa with crumbled feta and tomatoes. Wh...
Braised Red Cabbage with Port  Slow cooked red cabbage is a traditional Christmas side dish and also at Thanksgiving. Adding a...
 Jamie Oliver 5 Ingredients Mediterranean You will love this prawns (shrimp) Tunisian pasta recipe with harissa.  This Tun...
Baked Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe Easy, fully loaded mushrooms with peppers and cheese. šŸ˜‹ You can use any large or portobello mush...
Tortilla de Patatas - Spanish Egg and Potato Omelette This authentic Spanish dish is perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or sn...
Recipe for Stuffed Sweet Bell Peppers Based on a recipe by Jamie Oliver - these bell peppers stuffed with rice and tomatoes are deli...
Easy Feta Cheese Stuffed Peppers One of the best side dishes or snacks with just 5 ingredients. Trust me, they're so good that y...
Spicy Greek Cheese Dip  A delicious feta dip or spread that you can make less or more spicy as you wish. Spread it on everything! ...
Spanish Omelette with Chorizo Recipe Jamie Oliver says it is a cross between a Spanish tortilla and an Italian frittata. ...
Easy Indian Curry Find out how to make curry in a slow cooker (crock pot) for a comforting weeknight dinner.  A  tasty Indi...
How to Make Pickled Onions Old fashioned  pickled onions recipe - find out how to make traditional English pub style pickled o...
Homemade Mango Pico de Gallo Recipe Or salsa fresca, is easy to make and delicious, served with tortilla chips as a snack or appetiser.  Go...
Easy Kung Pao Chicken  Spicy chicken, peanuts and vegetables in a lip-tingling and highly addictive Kung Pao sauce. This ea...
Authentic Mapo Tofu  A Chinese pork stir fry recipe from Sichuan Province, where spicy food is king. Read on to f ind out how to coo...
Easy Huevos Rancheros with Feta My favourite Mexican breakfast recipe for one!  Eggs rancheros with black beans and feta cheese - pe...
Simple Cod Recipe Cod in a deliciously rich tomato and pepper sauce; kinda Spanish style. Perfect for a midweek meal and easy on...
Indian Butter Chicken - Chicken Makhani  Also known as Murhg Makhani is a curry dish similar to  Chicken Tikka Masala  and is also ...
Easy Quiche Recipe  If you're looking for something healthy to eat which is low in calories then my ultimate quiche with cream...
Cheese and Onion Quiche Recipe using Spring Onions (scallions or green onions)  Quicker to cook than regular onions, add quiche to your ...
Jacket Potatoes Cooked in the Oven A jacket potato (or baked potato) should be served so hot that you have to blow on every for...
Beef Rendang Recipe A spicy, rich and creamy Malaysian stew that is totally delicious. It may take a long while to cook but the end re...
Best White Sauce with Onions A traditional onion sauce recipe that my nan used to make years ago. This post may conta...
Authentic Chicken Tagine Recipe If you're looking to embark on a culinary adventure without leaving the comfort of your own ...
Butternut Squash Curry Jamie Oliver This easy vegetarian curry recipe is delicious. Give it a go, you will love it! This post...
Chicken and Rice Stir Fry Recipe This quick and easy chicken teppanyaki recipe fried rice stir-fry is a great way to eat more veg.  ...
In the mood for a flavorful and satisfying meal? Look no further than this delicious paella recipe.  Made with chicken, chorizo, and...
Health Benefits of Tandoori Chicken - Why You Should Add it to Your Diet Are you looking for a delicious and healthy wa...
Pasta Bake Recipe Did you make too much chilli and are now wondering what to make? Well, next time you do, why not try this...
Spicy Chicken Tortillas Recipe with Toasted Corn Have you ever toasted corn? If the answer is no, then you must try it this very d...
Homemade Barbecue Sauce Simple and easy to make in just a few minutes. Sweet and smoky BBQ sauce using liquid smoke. While this...
Portuguese Custard Tart Recipe from  Jamie Oliver's book 30 Minute Meals However, in a real-life kitchen, the meals take longer than...
Also known as Peri Peri Chicken - y ou will love this Jamie Oliver recipe. Sweet from the peppers and paprika along with heat from t...
No Cream Leek and Potato Soup Recipe Although I did drizzle a little cream on top for added interest! Leek and potatoes are a perfect m...
How to Make Cheesy Mashed Potatoes Cheese mash is an easy side for so many dishes, there are many ways to cook potatoes, not on...
Bucatini Pasta Amatriciana Amatriciana sauce is really simple to make and it is delicious!  A spicy bacon and tomato sauce that can...
Mediterranean Vegetable Quiche Easy to make, as there is no pastry. No pastry means fewer calories so it's a win-win all around!...