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Bowls Brunch Comfort Food Lunch Recipes Sweet Potato

Homemade baked bean and potato pie

I love Monday leftover lunches and baked bean and potato pie is hard to beat. Homemade baked beans with mashed up baked potatoes.

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Bowls Chicken Comfort Food Recipes Salads

Honey and mustard chicken salad

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 […]

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Bowls Comfort Food Fries halloumi Recipes Side dishes Sides

Halloumi Fries

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 […]

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Bowls Comfort Food Fries halloumi Recipes Side dishes Sides

Halloumi Burgers

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 […]

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Aubergine Comfort Food Every thing tastes good in tortilla Lunch Recipes Roasted Vegetables Sauces Side dishes Sides Sweet Potato Vegetables

Roasted Aubergine and Sweet Potato Salsa

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 […]

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Chicken Comfort Food Dinner Meat Recipes

Garlic Roast Chicken

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.

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Bowls Comfort Food Lunch Recipes Soups Stew

Slow cooked chicken and chorizo soup

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 […]

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Breakfast Brunch Comfort Food Dinner Recipes

Potato Hash with eggs

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 […]

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bagels Breads Breakfast Brunch Comfort Food Recipes

Egg and cheese bagels

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, […]

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Comfort Food Oven baked Pasta Recipes

Mac n Cheese

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 […]