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Check out Dad's latest homecooked dishes and recipes below. Or click recipes in the menu to browse through 6+ years of Dad's homecooking recipes for families.

Cassoulet de Toulouse à la Pappa

A perfect winter warmer – Cassoulet!

The Laughing Cow Lightest Loaded Quesadilla

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

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

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

Pumpkin Pie

My best pumpkin pie yet!

Tuna & 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!

Tuna & Sweetcorn Country Pâté

This is surprisingly good. Tuna and sweetcorm come together to create the unexpected texture of a county-style pâté.

Tuna & Sweetcorn Terrine

Tuna and sweetcorn has never been more stylish – the tuna and corn are blitzed together to make a soft delicious terrine.

Tuna & Sweetcorn Taglierini

My version of a tuna & sweetcorn standard.

Tuna & Sweetcorn Yakitori

Japanese style barbecued skewers of tuna and babycorn with ponzu sauce

Tuna & Sweetcorn Melt

Here sweetcorn is added to a basic tuna melt. Adding sweetcorn works well and makes a the melt less rich.

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Dad's Food Journal

Dad loves to write about food. Whether it's discovering a new road local to London or Surrey, where the treasures of foodie stores and independent shops delight—or Dad's macro observations in the world of food. Dad's articles (and foodie stories to his recipes) are a funny and knowledgable journey through the lense of how pops views the world.

Our First Supper Club!

Book Now for the 23rd August.

Why a Foodie Must Walk Down: Seven Dials

Seven Dials is a charmed oasis that’s not just about shopping – it’s home to merchants, artisans and cooks from all over the world.

Notes on Quick and Easy Cooking

I’ve recently posted a series of ‘quick and easy’ 30 minute recipes which have unexpectedly made me think again about the hyped-up online food industry – and my own cooking.

A Thanksgiving Day

‘A Thanksgiving Day at the Williamson’s house.’

The Secret of Eating in a Chinese Restaurant

After a day out in London with the family, we will usually wander up Shaftesbury Avenue to find a small unassuming Chinese restaurant we know. This place is consistently busy with…



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