I love Monday leftover lunches and baked bean and potato pie is hard to beat. Homemade baked beans with mashed up baked potatoes.
Honey and mustard chicken, roasted new potatoes with rosemary and sea salt, green salad and yogurt dressing About 12 years ago (before kids) this was one of my go-to midweek summer dishes. We were living in London and particularly after a long day and sweaty commute home this was easy to rustle up and full […]
To be blunt if you’ve never tried them you’re missing out and if you’ve never made them yourself you should, because they’re so simple and amazing. All you need is: Ingredients A block of halloumi 2 tbsp plain flour 2 tsp of harissa or paprika Vegetable oil Greek or plain yogurt to serve They need […]
Another take on halloumi fries, great as a Friday lunchtime treat or to replace your normal beef burger. Crisp and soft – I serve mine in a brioche bun, with some roasted garlic and mint yogurt, grilled peppers and chilli jam. All you need is: Ingredients – serves 2 A block of halloumi 2 tbsp […]
Roasted Aubergine and Sweet Potato Salsa – it’s amazing… all sticky, smokey, sweet and packed full of flavour. It also goes well with chicken shawarma or in a toastie. Once you’ve made it, it’ll keep in the fridge for a couple of days. Ingredients: 1 aubergine 1 sweet potato 1 onion 2 cloves of garlic […]
I didn’t want to make your usual roast, but also with such a good bird I didn’t want to go crazy with flavours. In the end I went for some old favourites – garlic, fresh herbs and citrus.
This slow cooked soup is just what you need on a cold winters day. Spicy chorizo, melt in the mouth chicken surrounded with strands of peppers and onion. The sauce has the zing of paprika, tomatoes and the sweetness from orange juice and cinnamon. All those great warming flavours topped with creamy feta and spring […]
Potato Hash is a whole mix of crispy, sweet, spice, roasted and caramelised on your fork. The textures and flavours nicely contrast each other and every mouthful is different. Potatoes, sweet potatoes, red pepper and onion all coated in paprika and oregano roasted in the oven and then topped with an egg or two. All […]
A late lunch…. really fancied something filling after a long walk and these really hit the spot. They are basically a thin omelette folded over cheese to make a parcel. I used some nice cheddar, but you could use any strong cheese you like or slices of cheese. I made these using homemade onion bagels, […]
There is nothing more comforting than macaroni and cheese, you can serve it with a side salad, but I just like to have carbs when carbs are due. For ultimate trick is to only boil the pasta for 5 minutes, then add to the pan with the sauce and allow to cool and absorb the […]