Aunty Winnies Apple & Rhubarb Pie with Cheesy Pastry

My family is replete with strong women, they weren’t born that way, but fate and necessity forged them into matriarchs. Winifred John was born the 2nd Eldest of 14 children and older sister to my Grandfather. She married Bill and had five sons. Bill sadly died long before I was born and left Winnie aContinue reading “Aunty Winnies Apple & Rhubarb Pie with Cheesy Pastry”

Chorizo and Prawn Paella

Chorizo and Prawn Paella My first memories of Paella are a hideous, dried, just add water concoction from the convenience selection in a supermarket as a child. While it was served, some of it had not rehydrated and the peas could have easily been mistaken for buckshot, the hardened rice stuck between my teeth andContinue reading “Chorizo and Prawn Paella”

Greetings from Gower

Hello you beautiful lot. I really hope today is treating you well. With the “help” of my daughter we have started getting the rudimentary stuff ready for filming our YouTube Videos. Despite having a history working on live Radio, I do have an amazing ability to get tongue tied. After about a million takes, weContinue reading “Greetings from Gower”

Malteser Cheesecake

Malteser Cheesecake I heard a Cardio-Vascular Surgeon say once “The best way to a woman’s heart is through the rib cage”. As I lack the surgical skills of my old colleague, I must rely on my Cheesecake recipe. It never fails to delight my sweet-toothed wife and in fact, I’m afraid to take the finishedContinue reading “Malteser Cheesecake”

Doritos Lasagne

Doritos Lasagne I first came across this concept by listening to the Editor of Politics.co.uk and author Ian Dunt on a podcast. He was mocked by his co-panellists but by the gods Old and New, he had hit gold. I use a combination of my Beef Ragu which is complimented with two jars of cheeseContinue reading “Doritos Lasagne”

Vegan Quesadillas

Vegan Quesadillas This Plant based spin on a Mexican Classic ticks all the boxes of its traditional counterpart but without leaving you with the heaviness that you get from eating the meaty equivalent, not to mention its packed with vitamins important to keep you healthy. Although I served this with a mixed leaf and tomatoContinue reading “Vegan Quesadillas”

Mushroom Stroganoff

Mushroom Stroganoff This hearty dish is a firm favourite in our house, I am not usually a fan of cooking with alcohol and the White Wine can be left out if needs be, however, for the cooking aroma alone I would leave it in. No need to buy anything expensive either, it is the vitalContinue reading “Mushroom Stroganoff”

Arrabiata Ragu

Arrabiata Ragu Posted byCookingAtTheCrowleys6th May 2021Posted inMeal Recipes, RecipesEditArrabiata Ragu Arrabiata is Italian for “Angry Pasta” whilst “Ragu” translates to what the British know as Bolognese. Arrabiata is typically served as a basic sauce to accompany Penne Pasta. The flavour does give a heat which varies in the taste of whoever is cooking it. I’ve hadContinue reading “Arrabiata Ragu”