Love Home cooking

19 Crimes -Wine

I am very lucky that I have a wonderful boyfriend that cook’s for us. My Boyfriend enjoys cooking. He adds his own little twists to each meal he cooks which is what makes it extra special. He is a great cook.

I cook with my eyes. Totally the opposite to how he cooks. Unfortunately, I have no patience when it comes to cooking. My boyfriend on the other hand always preps the exact amount, set’s timers and is very organised.

Eating out is great but I mostly prefer home cooking. Not only is it an opportunity to brush up on cooking skills but It’s a great social event too. We’ll pour some wine and have a chat, play music and just chill out together.

Our wine of preference currently is 19 Crimes. If you like chocolate you’ll love this red wine. There are a few different bottles to try and they even have a white wine too. You can buy 19 crimes at most supermarkets. It even has a really cool app too that I would recommend downloading. I won’t spoil the surprise for you.

This week, I have had some amazing dinners made for me. I have been at work until late this week, not ideal, but on the plus side I have returned home to some fabulous meals, the table laid and candles lit.

Recently he’s made a few great dishes. Beef & Broccoli, his own take on Lasagne, Creamy Chicken Mustard, Curry, Sausage & Apple bake, all sorts.

My new favourite dish that he made for me last night is Chicken with Paprika & Garlic, Butternut Squash & Green Beans & Rice. The combination was delicious, the flavours with olive oil and seasoning OH MY GOD it was amazing.

By far my best meal yet. Mouth watering.

Creamy Mustard Chicken

I thought I would share the recipe for Creamy Mustard Chicken with you though as it is super tasty…Jamie Oliver. Thank you.

Creamy Mustard Chicken

  • Mixed Mushrooms
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 2 Teaspoons wholegrain mustard
  • 60ml Single Cream
  • 2 Skinless Chicken Breasts
  1. Chop the red onion and cut the chicken breasts into strips
  2. On a medium heat add the mushrooms to a dry frying pan.
  3. Once the mushrooms are golden brown, add the onion & chicken to the pan
  4. Add a tablespoon of olive oil to the frying pan
  5. Cook for 5 minutes and adding mustard, 150ml of water and the single cream
  6. Bring to the boil then simmer until the chicken is cooked through
  7. Add seasoning

Voila! A quick meal that takes 30 minutes max cooking time.

I have been very lucky to eat out in some amazing places. Check out my Food & Travel blogs for recommendations of restaurants in London that I have absolutely adored eating in. I don’t think however, the food that I have been served at home can be beaten any time soon by anyone or any restaurant.

If you like home cooking, I’d love to know any recipes you follow and we can try them at home too (I say we, but not really we), please feel free to leave comments below and I’ll let you know how he gets on 🙂

Sausage & Apple Bake

Keep an eye out in the next few days for some fabulous news and an update on my recent Birthday trip to Malta.

As always, thank you for taking the time to read my blog posts, It’s very much appreciated.

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With Love Mel x

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