Pete & Leo

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!

Recipes, news and tips
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Baloney Sandwich

July 8, 2015

‘…Dad’s sandwich looks like a good sub for baloney…’

Pete
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Spanish Chicken Braise

July 13, 2015

‘Inexpensive cuts turned into a sumptuous feast. Fits the bill for a rainy Sunday or a sunny Saturday evening in the garden…’

Pete
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Pan Roasted Loin of Lamb with Red Wine Sauce

July 11, 2016

‘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!’

Leo Williamson
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Artichokes in the Jewish Style

July 29, 2015

‘Coming home from Sicily and Pops rustles some artichokes up to eat with the family… ‘

Leo Williamson
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Sichuan Prawns

July 17, 2015

‘So good. Dad’s been cooking prawns his whole life, but Ken Hom’s Sichuan style prawns have been more than an inspiration…’

Pete
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Capellini, Tomato Consomme and Tuna

July 11, 2017

This is inspired by a recipe in the book, ‘Salad’ by Amy Nathan (1985).

Mr WDC
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Salmon en croûte

July 10, 2018

Salmon en croute are brilliant – part pie, part pastie, part Salmon Wellington – what’s not to like?

Mr WDC
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Aubergine, Farro and Lentil Salad

July 7, 2016

‘A light but filling vegetarian salad which will leave you feeling satisfied and healthy inside and out.’

Pete
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Leftover Sausage and Pasta Casserole

July 23, 2015

‘This is the kind of delicious homely dinner that inspired this whole idea. Leftover meals are a quintessential part of Dad’s cooking…’

Pete
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Tosi Gorgonzola Canapés with Pumpkin and Mushroom

July 24, 2019

Gorgonzola has quite specific likes – I’ve tried to find good partners for both the dolce and the piccante.

Mr WDC
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Parma Ham and Courgette Taglierini

July 12, 2015

‘One of my fav’s. It’s Italian and can be scooped up with warm fresh out the oven bread…’

Leo Williamson
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Green Tea Soba Salad

July 6, 2017

This is inspired by a recipe in the book, ‘Salad’ by Amy Nathan (1985).

Mr WDC
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White Currant Tart

July 7, 2015

‘Clearly Dad was trying to impress mum here. This looks too perfect to have come out of our kitchen, if you’re intrigued to know what white current is…’

Pete
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Plum Soba, Prawns and Shiso Salad

July 6, 2017

This is inspired by a recipe in the book, ‘Salad’ by Amy Nathan (1985).

Mr WDC
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Really Easy Creamy Tomato and Basil Tortiglioni

July 8, 2018

This is part of a series of really easy dishes – this one only take as long as the pasta does to cook. They’re perfect for a quick supper after work or lunch or tea with the kids.

Mr WDC
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