Category Archives for Lunch

Spicy Leek & Feta Cous Cous Recipe

It’s nearly Saint Davids day! (on 1st March and a big day for us Welsh). Usually celebrated by lots of daffodils, welsh-cakes, children in Welsh costumes and… LEEKS! So what better way to celebrate

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Truffle and Mushroom Linguine Pasta Recipe

Not the chocolate type, that come wrapped in pretty coloured papers and boxes, truffles are a type of fungus that are especially prized in European cuisines. My truffle and mushroom linguine pasta recipe

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Gennaro Contaldo’s Bertollini Pasta With Broccoli and Crispy Pancetta

I have recently teamed up with Bertolli to recreate one of their pasta dishes from their website. There’s lots to choose from! But I decided to go with the pasta with broccoli and crispy pancetta

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Spicy meatball and feta sub

As it’s bonfire night coming up, I thought I would share a recipe I thought was fitting for the evening. Growing up, every November 5th we would usually go to a local rubgy club or pub to watch their

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Coriander and Lime Chicken Kebabs

Chicken kababs are so easy, even Jamie Oliver has loads of ideas of how to make really healthy, tasty and interesting meals with them. These kebabs are packed full of flavour, can be easily cooked on either

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Plum, Rocket and Feta Salad

I must admit, I’m not a fan of salads! Whether I’ve eaten sensibly or not, I always crave carb-loaded meals. I have a big appetite! I do occasionally feel like a salad though. My favourite

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Million Pound Roast Chicken Recipe

A few months ago, a good friend of mine told me about a roast chicken recipe she’d found on Pinterest. It involved basting with a sour cream mixture, and placing bread underneath to soak up the

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Quick Chicken Curry

A quick, simple and low fat chicken curry recipe, for when you’re trying to be good but NEED that curry fix.

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Pork Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe

While we were in Florence we ate a lot of pork dishes. A lot of the pasta contained pork sausage and minced pork. It was so nice, I really wanted to try pork meatballs when I got home. This was a simple

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Corned Beef Pie Recipe – An Old Favourite

An old favourite dating back to the 19th Century. This corned beef pie recipe is passed down through generations. Still as tasty as ever and affordable too!

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Spiralized Courgette with Garlic Mushrooms

I’m new to spiralizing. The people at Qwerkity gifts sent me one to try and I was intrigued. I’d heard about it but didn’t really understand how it worked; What vegetables can you use?

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Chinese BBQ Pork Chops with Chow Mein Noodles

  The start of Chinese New Year festivities began last week, and saw us welcoming the year of the Monkey. So what better time to celebrate the fantastic Chinese cuisine here at Lovely Appetite? I’m

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Peppery Root Vegetable Stew

This is the perfect recipe to ease you in to 2016. It’s easy to make, super healthy and can be taken to work as a low cost lunch. It also fits the bill if you’re trying out ‘veganuary’

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Eggs In Purgatory

Eggs poached in a spicy sauce, with bacon, peppers and onions. Great at lunch time or evening as an evening meal.

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Gemista – Greek Stuffed Tomatoes

Reminiscent of a recent holiday in Kefalonia, this stuffed tomatoes (Gemista) recipe is fresh tasty and certainly not your typical vegetarian recipe!

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