Category: Main

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Five-Spice Glazed Gammon with Five-Spice Sauce

Pete always liked my Asian-flavoured sweet glazed ham. So here is a version based on five-spice flavourings.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Classic Spaghetti Carbonara

A simple 30 minute Italian Classic.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Scotch Broth and Boiled Shin of Beef

A revived British classic

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Chipotle Meatballs

These Mexican-style meatballs in a smoky chipotle sauce are a great antidote to the coming Christmas fare.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Bangers ‘n’ Squash

Sausages and seasonal squash make a great combo. Here they are served with sage and onion gravy to make a perfect autumn supper.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Bangers ‘n’ Mash – Spanish Style with Butternut Squash Mash

With this bangers and mash recipe, the sausages and potatoes are replaced with chorizo and seasonal butternut squash mash and the gravy is replaced with a Spanish pepper sauce.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Dad’s Californian Salad with Artichokes and Fresh Vegetables

A delicious salad of fresh vegetables, typical of those grown in my childhood home!

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!

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