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BBQ glazed chicken thighs - Pikalily food blog

Barbecue Glazed Sticky Chicken Thighs

We recently came across this recipe online at M&S and tried it out at the weekend, one word; delicious!! It’s really easy to make and can be made in around 40 minutes. The glaze creates a lovely sticky coating for the chicken and although the recipe uses chicken thighs, it would work equally well with breasts,… 

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Homemade tagliatelle pasta and meatballs - Pikalily food blog

Homemade tagliatelle and tomato meatballs

We both enjoy tucking into the odd bowl of pasta during the week and while the Dolmio pepperoni stir in sauce was a firm favourite of Nial’s in his uni days, these days we like to make our own sauces from scratch.  All the ingredients you need to make a great pasta sauce are readily… 

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Natvia lime and passion fruit drizzle cake - Pikalily food blog

Natvia lime and passion fruit drizzle cake

We recently shared our lemon drizzle cake recipe with you and as it’s a pretty easy recipe to follow and make, we decided to make another drizzle cake, this time using lime and passion fruit curd.  In this cake we used a new product we’ve come across called Natvia; it’s a sweetener alternative to sugar…. 

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Brunel's Treacle Glazed Duck Breast - Pikalily Food Blog

Irish Open food guide to Newcastle

The coming week promises to get a little crazy in our home town of Newcastle as the eyes of the golfing world descend on Co Down as the Irish Open arrives to Royal County Down.  With tens of thousands expected to flock to the town over the next seven days, we decided to put together… 

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