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This is a staple of the Basque region of Spain. It seems in every way a bit foreign or difficult. But it’s basically fish in a parsley flavoured sauce. It’s a good recipe to learn as you can swap around the ingredients endlessly to suit your taste and budget.
This is one of the best things I have made. A moment of serendipity, just when you can’t imagine what to cook, something rather good comes out of nowhere…
A revived British classic
This is a clever way with meat balls. As small individual portions it makes an elegant Italian starter. The smaller-sized meatballs and thin spaghetti also make a fun and wholesome dish for children. Or piled high on a big platter it makes a great family dish to share around the table.
Sausages and seasonal squash make a great combo. Here they are served with sage and onion gravy to make a perfect autumn supper.
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.
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!
‘Here’s a healthy, easy Baked Cod recipe from Dad. Delicious fish on the bone that holds in all the juices, garnished with black olives and basil.’
‘The sauce is amazing! Any recipe with a sauce from WDC you need to try! But, this one is a little trickier, so cook it as a show stopper for friends or family you want to impress!’
‘Arancini balls inspired by our favourite Italian crime show, Inspector Montalbano!’
‘I tend to get home late from work and this little beauty is simple, warming and very quick to make.’
‘Another classic family meal for the weekend at our place. Everyone getting their hands into the center of the table and making their tacos in a bespoke way is what makes this meal so enjoyable.’
‘Wagamama’s succulent Katsu Curry is actually super easy to make, and the beauty is, you can have as much curry sauce as you like!’
‘Always intrigued by food I see in films! Can you guess which film Dad’s cochinita pibil recipe is from…?’
‘Ah a bit of spice in the morning, with a traditional Mexican breakfast. Sometimes I ask Dad to make these if I’ve had a few beers the night before…’
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