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 Enchilada

August 13, 2017

Tuna and sweetcorn is a popular and versatile combination. We see it used in pasta sauces, on baked potatoes, in sandwiches and even on top of pizzas. It therefore seems entirely reasonable that it would make a good filling for enchiladas. Indeed it does – very good.

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Tuna & Sweetcorn Sandwich

October 27, 2020

This is a spin on the classic tuna sandwich. It has added sweetcorn – and all the better for it!

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Tuna & Sweetcorn Yakitori

October 14, 2020

Japanese style barbecued skewers of tuna and babycorn with ponzu sauce



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