The Collection

Full collection of home cooked recipes from What Dad Cooked. We’ve got, breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, snacks and sauces! So enjoy, and don’t forget to tag your meals with #WhatDadCooked

July 17, 2015

Sichuan Prawns

Enjoyed by Peter

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

July 15, 2015

Strawberry Milkshake

Enjoyed by Peter

‘Irresistibly sweet yet refreshing, who doesn’t like a milkshake? The best bit is…’

July 14, 2015

Cheese Omelette

Enjoyed by Leo

‘Another SOS meal… Saturday morning and there’s a couple eggs left and a bunch of leftovers, what does Dad do..?’

July 13, 2015

Spanish Chicken Braise

Enjoyed by Peter

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

July 12, 2015

Parma Ham and Courgette Taglierini

Enjoyed by Leo

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

July 8, 2015

Baloney Sandwich

Enjoyed by Peter

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

July 7, 2015

White Currant Tart

Enjoyed by Peter

‘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…’

July 6, 2015

Teriyaki Onglet

Enjoyed by Bill

‘Japanese food is pretty up market at the moment, but this succulent dish, believe it or not, uses cheap cuts of meat…’

July 5, 2015

Strawberry Tart

Enjoyed by Leo

‘It’s not just about looks, save this dish for when the strawberries are at their absolute best…’

July 3, 2015

Pastrami Sandwich

Enjoyed by Peter

‘Dad’s American influence…this is a classic sandwich which deserves respect…’

July 1, 2015

Fresh Cheese Salad

Enjoyed by Peter

‘Simple salad? Well sometimes you just need something fresh and light for dinner. Plus you occasionally need an excuse to buy…’

June 30, 2015

Chicken Caesar Salad

Enjoyed by Peter

‘A WDC speciality, I’ve never had this better than at home… It’s all about fresh ingredients and proper Caesar dressing!’

June 26, 2015

Chicken Pesto Pasta

Enjoyed by Leo

‘Fresh home-made pesto is in a league of its own compared to the stuff in a jar…’

June 22, 2015

Vingnole Pasta

Enjoyed by Peter

‘Seriously tasty this (originally) ‘Italian peasant dish’ is a proper winter warmer, or a spring/summer dish made with fresh seasonal vegetables…’

June 20, 2015


Enjoyed by Peter

‘We love Spain, love tapas and Dad loves cooking tapas. And I like eating it (don’t we all?). It’s fun, tasty and full of variety…’

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