'My favourite recipes from Dad tend to be sweet, carb or dairy based. Anything that can be mopped up with bread will make this list! Happy drooling.' - Leo

Creamy, Buttery Asparagus Risotto

‘Risotto is my favourite dish, ever.’

Steak and Kidney Pie

‘Leo’s all time family favourite, the humble but delicious pie, mash, veg and gravy…’

Chicken Goujons & Creamy Dressing

‘One word, ‘moresome’… or is that two? This home cooked meal puts the McDonald’s nugget to shame and beyond. The best bit about it…’

Wild Mushroom Pappadelle

‘A priceless Italian combination. This kind of meal is well within Dad’s comfort zone. We’re all mopping up the sauce with bread and left queuing up for more….’

Vegetarian Puff Pastry Pizza

‘I should claim credit for introducing this SOS puff pastry pizza idea to Dad. We lived off these quick pizzas on a recent holiday to Italy with mates…’

Guacamole the Mexican Way

‘Wow, spicy guac in Dad’s volcanic rock molcajete thing! If you’re like me and addicted to guac…’

Radicchio and Black Ham Gratin

‘Smoked ham and cream sauce, what a magic combination…’

Strawberry Milkshake

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

White Currant Tart

Experiment with white berries, to be honest, I didn’t know what they were on my travels to Borough Market! Either way they made a yummy white currant tart!

Pastrami Sandwich

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

Chicken Pesto Pasta

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

Belgian Waffle in Five Minutes

‘Dad’s after dinner experiments, right up my street. It works as a real tasty dessert to have on movie night…’



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