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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Cassoulet de Toulouse à la Pappa

January 18, 2022

A perfect winter warmer – Cassoulet!

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The Laughing Cow Lightest Loaded Quesadilla

January 17, 2022

Try Dad’s loaded low-fat salsa quesadillas with The Laughing Cow Lightest x8 cheese.

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Melanzane Parmigiana with Dolmio 7 Vegetables Sun Ripened Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce

January 10, 2022

An excellent way to turn a popular Italian slow food standard into an easy and quicker family classic.

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Pumpkin Pie

December 3, 2021

My best pumpkin pie yet!

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Chocolate and Almond Amaretti Torte

October 3, 2021

A brilliant cake for a birthday!

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Grilled Sardines

September 25, 2021

Can’t get to the Mediterranean on hols? Barbecue some sardines and you will be transported.

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Artichokes and Lamb Noisettes with Potoatoes and Beans

September 23, 2021

Artichokes and lamb or lamb and artichokes. Whichever, it’s a brilliant combination.

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Pozole Verde

September 22, 2021

This delicious soup is becoming a firm WDC favourite.

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Tempura Prawns

September 19, 2021

Are these my favourite way to eat king prawns?

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Steamed Sea Bream with Ginger, Spring Onions and a Soy Sauce

September 18, 2021

A new series of posts for fish Friday. Here’s a classic.

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Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Blue Cheese and Wholegrain Basmati and Wild Rice

September 13, 2021

Tilda’s packets of microwave rice are not only convenient, they;re also tasty and can inspire your cooking.

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Mini Strawberry Tarts

July 28, 2021

A tasty cheat made in an instant!

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Chilli Rellenos (Poblano)

July 26, 2021

Fried chillies stuffed with cheese.

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Chilli Rellenos (Small Pepper)

July 25, 2021

Smaller version of chilli rellenos – fried small peppers stuffed with cheese.

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Globe Artichoke Vegetable Braise and Lamb Neck fillets

July 24, 2021

A great recipe for artichokes and lamb.

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The Best Mexican Corn Tortillas and Where to Buy Them

July 14, 2021

At the heart of Mexican cooking is a proper Mexican corn tortilla.

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Chipotle Chilli Taco

July 7, 2021

A very adaptable vegetarian/vegan taco filling

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Aubergine Portobello Taco

July 6, 2021

An easy vegetarian/vegan taco

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Yellow Courgette and Poblano Taco

July 6, 2021

An easy vegetarian/vegan taco

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Chicken Jalapeño Taco

July 6, 2021

An easy chicken taco.

Latest Series: Tuna and sweetcorn

Dad's latest food series is all about that much loved classic combination, Tuna and Sweetcorn (T&S) — but there are more interesting ways to get your T&S fix other than on pasta or a jacket potato! See below for some T&S inspiration!

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Tuna and Sweetcorn Croquetas

June 17, 2021

Your favourite combo, tuna and sweetcorn, now brought to you in the form of delectible croquetas!

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Tuna & Sweetcorn Sloppy Joe

November 25, 2020

Tuna and sweetcorn combine beautifully in this sloppy classic.

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Tuna & Sweetcorn Rillettes

November 10, 2020

These rillettes are similar to potting tuna & sweetcorn or a making a pate of the combo. Whatever you call then, you have all the great flavours of tuna in sweetcorn in handy jar that keeps for days.



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