Roast cauliflower salad

Roast cauliflower salad

Add this quick and easy side dish to your next get together. Healthy and delicious, it would also be great with some goats cheese or feta crumbled over the top, or you could also swap the raisins for some pomegranate seeds. what you need a whole cauliflower, cut into florets salt and pepper extra virgin [...]

Chorizo croquettes

Chorizo croquettes

Mashed potato and chorizo sausage all crispy golden crumbed and fried? Yes please. For a vegetarian alternative feel free to swap the chorizo for some spinach or peas: also yum! what you need 2 fresh chorizo sausages a good quantity of mashed potato, butter okay but no milk salt and pepper a pinch of smoked [...]

Pizzoccheri

Pizzoccheri

Pizzoccheri is technically the name of the buckwheat pasta in this dish, the dish itself comes from the Lombardy region of Italy and is known as Pizzoccheri alla Valtellinese. It's one of those not much to look at but so good to eat dishes, a hearty vegetarian option for a cold evening. I made the [...]

Crunchy Autumn salad

Crunchy Autumn salad

I love a good salad. Adapting your favourite summer salads to Autumn or Winter flavours by switching to seasonal ingredients, and swapping peaches for apples and almonds for pecans takes your salad game to a whole new level. I also think this salad would be great with some flaked smoked trout instead of the cranberries, [...]

Potato bake

Potato bake

My kids all love this, as do I, but due to the rich fattiness of all that cream it's not something I make often. This is a super easy version that you can tweak in so many ways, and it easily lends itself to catering size quantities. The amount of cream stated is obviously going [...]

Fattoush

Fattoush

This is the perfect salad: substantial, fresh, crunchy, zingy, and filling enough to be a meal on it's own. I usually serve it as part of a Lebanese spread but it's also great with a BBQ, or even with seafood. It's a great all rounder which always disappears fast. It's good for you too. I'm [...]