Pete & Leo Williamson

What Dad Cooked is a collection of our dad’s recipes, thoughts, tips and cooking hacks that simply need to be shared with all you foodies!

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Healthy Sweetcorn, Rice and Chicken Salad

June 16, 2017

Here is a very grown-up way to use sweetcorn. The salad starts life as a herb and sweetcorn pilaf. So if you like sweetcorn make the pilaf and use it as part of a hot meal – or use it in this salad.

Mr WDC
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Artichoke Pesto with Orecchiette

June 14, 2017

This vegetarian artichoke pesto-style sauce is perfect with oreccihette pasta shapes. It works a treat.

Mr WDC
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Potato Pizza With Tuna Fish and Sweetcorn

June 14, 2017

Here’s a cool recipe for lovers of tuna fish and sweetcorn – and pizzas. A great family recipe. It’s a pizza but made with potatoes!
A quick and easy recipe that can be made in 30 minutes and no more than 10 ingredients.

Mr WDC
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Wholemeal, Oat and Sunflower Seed Loaf

June 12, 2017

I devised this bread to help with a low-cholesterol diet. It’s packed with soluble fibre and nuts. You may balk at it wholesomeness, but in fact it is utterly delicious.

Mr WDC
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20 Tasty Toppings for Toast

June 11, 2017

20 low-salt and low saturated fat ideas for a toast snack.

Mr WDC
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Surbiton Sourdough

June 10, 2017

Both Pete and Mrs WDC go crazy for my wholemeal, oat and sunflower loaf and my Surbiton sourdough. I’m teaching Mrs WDC how to make this loaf. So here is the full recipe.

Mr WDC
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Merguez Meatballs with Risoni, Flatbread and Ricotta Dressing

June 9, 2017

Inspired by Franco Manca’s merguez sausage starters, I made my own merguez, but as a meatball.

Mr WDC
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Flatbreads

June 9, 2017

Inspired by our pizza masterclass at Franco Manca’s, I thought I would have a go at making a quicker flatbread.

Mr WDC
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Light and Creamy Strawberry Cheesecake

June 8, 2017

This cheesecake is a perfect partner for summer strawberries.

Mr WDC
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25 Go Mad in Franco Manca

June 8, 2017

A new Franco Manca restaurant has just opened in Richmond. WDC was invited, with around 20 other influencers, to the soft launch.

Mr WDC
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Quick and Easy 30 minute Souvlaki

June 2, 2017

“A great recipe for those who are strapped for time! Don’t forget the yogurt!”

Leo Williamson
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Italian Chicken Braise (Cacciatore)

June 1, 2017

This is a typical Italian ‘hunter’ style family meal – otherwise known as cacciatore (a braise based on tomatoes, onions, celery, carrots). It’s a WDC favourite, being easy to prepare, economic and wholesome.

Mr WDC
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Goat’s Cheese Bruschetta

May 31, 2017

This bruschetta is all about the combination dried basilica citron flowers with goat’s cheese.

Mr WDC
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Asparagus and Lemon Linguine

May 29, 2017

I found a bunch of super thin asparagus and thought they might go well with linguine. It’s such a simple combination and a great way to enjoy asparagus.

Mr WDC
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Asparagus and Salmon Quiche

May 29, 2017

The boys are not keen on quiche – but I cannot see what is not to like. Besides putting asparagus in a quiche is a good way to enjoy the asparagus season.

Mr WDC
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