Category: Main

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Healthy Sweetcorn, Rice and Chicken Salad

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.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Quick and Easy 30 Minute Chopped Salad

“Super simple, and very easy 30 Minute American Style Chopped Salad for two with under 10 ingredients.”

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Steak and Kidney Pie

‘Leo’s all time family favourite, the humble but delicious pie, mash, veg and gravy…’

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Quick and Easy 30 Minute Spaghetti and Artichokes

One of a series of easy and flavoursome half hour family recipes using 10 ingredients.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Spring Rolls with Nuoc Cham

Tasty Vietnamese spring rolls with nuoc cham dipping sauce. Takes a little bit of work but its time to impress your friends with your homemade spring rolls.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Bun Cha Noodle Salad

Bun cha, along with pho and banh mi is something of a cult at the moment. I made it myself and now know why it’s so popular; It’s a perfect balance of ingredients, texture and taste. A brilliant dish.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Baked Sea Bream with Chermoula and Roasted Vegetables

Chermoula is a North African marinade and sauce. It tastes great and is very versatile – like a spicy salsa verde that can be used for roasting any fish and white meat.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Pho Ga Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

This is Peter’s and his partner’s favourite. And we are not just saying this – it really is. He can’t get enough and even makes his own. Leo thinks it is a comforting and warming soup – perfect for a hangover!

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Jerk Chicken with Rice and Peas

‘Maybe it’s the wrong time of year in the UK for a BBQ… What?! No way! BBQ anytime of the year, with this awesome, easy Jerk Chicken with Rice and Peas.’

Monday, November 28, 2016

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

‘Veg going mouldy… easy… turn them into a warming soup!’

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Orecchiette alla cime di rapa

‘So the walk to find cime di rapa was worth it!’

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Barbecued Flank Steak

‘Enjoy steak for cheaper, have a go at Dad’s delicious BBQ flank steak!’

Monday, August 8, 2016

Thai Green Prawn Curry

‘One of the best Thai Green Prawn Curries I’ve had and packed full of Thai flavours. It’s a simple dish, and a quick one to rustle up after work for the family.’

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Delicious Summer Hake & Crab Linguine

‘With all the Mediterranean weather we are experiencing recently – what better time to serve up a fresh al fresco seafood pasta.’

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Jerk Pork with Jerk Sauce and Mango & Pineapple Relish

‘Summer is here! Time to go to your local butchers, pick up some good meat and fire up the BBQ! Try out dad’s tasty Caribbean Jerk marinade with a yummy mango and pineapple relish!’

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