Red pepper chicken

I adore Spanish food but it’s one of those cuisines I’ve tried and failed to master, my recipes invariably less flavourful than something you’d find in a jar!  When I mentioned this to a Spanish […]

Ultimate arrabiata

I’ll probably be hunted down by any Italian cook who values tradition, but this pasta sauce  is one of the recipes that I’ve tinkered with over the years and is the one that serves me best.  […]

Rustic cabbage panade

If you want a sneaky way to get the kids to eat their greens, here’s a good one. Heart-warming and rich, it’s ideal from warming everyone up on a cold day. Adding optional cheese will […]

Cheat’s macaroni cheese

My daughter’s favourite meal is mac and cheese and there’s been an occasion when she’s put in a request and I just haven’t had time to knock one together.  Fortunately, my mother came round and […]

Sunday roast one-pan chicken

This is often my preferred alternative to a Sunday roast which is just as simple to prepare and only needs the addition of some greens to beef up the portions.  If, like me, you have […]

Cold butternut squash, ham, and cheese

Inspiration for this recipe comes from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Three Good Things.  For anyone liking a meaty salad, this is great immediately after assembly or lasts well for a few days kept in an airtight container.  […]

Sticky Ginger Chicken

This is a good, simple oriental dish which is full of flavour but sufficiently unthreatening that all the family enjoy it.  I have a long list of attempted but failed Chinese recipes that just don’t […]

Meatballs with pasta

Meatballs with pasta In an attempt to reduce my intake of red meat I’ve been trying to find a good turkey meatballs recipe.  For obvious reasons turkey mince doesn’t have that rich depth of flavour […]

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