Festive Cottage Pie

Tinsel glistening, lights twinkling, bucks fizz flowing – it must be December!  Friends (and enemies) of mine know that each year I make it my mission to try as many Christmas sandwiches from the supermarkets as I can.  I just enjoy the novelty of it – how are they going to cram Christmassy cheer between…

Orzo with Prawns and Bacon

“That’s strange looking rice.”   Words to this effect always seem to be uttered when orzo appears, and it’s easy to see why.  The oval-shaped pasta shapes do share a clear visual quality, however that really is as far as the similarities go, as is understood the moment it is put into one’s mouth.  The grains…