COCONUT AND PINEAPPLE FISH CURRY

This dish is light and elegant and is the perfect meal for the lovely summer weather we’re having this week. I have seen some wonderful SriLankan and Thai pineapple curries and this was my inspiration. A white fish such as Cod, Haddock, Hake or Pollock goes great in this curry, but you could even use Monkish…

CHOCOLATE CHIP BANANA MUFFINS

Never throw away leftover bananas as they are the best type for adding an intense banana flavour to cakes. These muffins are delicious, perfectly moist with extra flavour from the white and milk chocolate chips. Enjoy with a nice cup of tea or coffee! Ingredients makes 12 muffins 150g self raising flour 3 eggs 150g unsalted butter…

SWEET AND STICKY MEATBALL CURRY

This recipe brings together two types of sauces that us British love: a rich onion gravy and a spicy curry sauce. You can choose to serve this up with mash if you prefer, but we enjoyed it with rice – soaking up that sweet and sticky caramelised onion curry sauce. Using meatballs in this curry…

BLUEBERRY AND CINNAMON OVERNIGHT PORRIDGE POTS

Blitzing blueberry, cinnamon and honey through yoghurt turns something quite boring into something very tasty.  We also added a few handfuls of whole blueberries; sliced kiwi fruit and pomegranate seeds for texture. You could even add some granola for an extra crunch. All the ingredients in this pot have fantastic health benefits – so it’s…

STILTON AND BRAMLEY APPLE PULLED PORK SLIDERS

Melted Stilton is just to die for when melted on a rich meat such as beef or this fantastic pulled pork and the apple is the perfect sweet company. This is ideal to serve up to your mates to enjoy with a few beers. It’s totally worth the wait! Ingedients makes 10 Pork shoulder joint…

SPICY BUTTER CHICKEN WINGS WITH BALSAMIC GLAZE

Sometimes, getting in a mess with finger food can make it all the more fun! These tasty chicken wings are the spicy, succulent kind that you won’t be able to stop yourself from going back for more. They’re smothered in a beautiful butter and the sweetness from the balsamic is just the icing on the glaze……

PANEER WRAPS

Trying to involve more vegetarian dishes in your diet can be hard, but it can be a lot of fun to get creative with this. We live in such a meat orientated world but veggie dishes are becoming more and more popular and an essential part of a balanced diet. In Indian cuisine, where a lot of dishes…

BEER CAN CHICKEN WITH MUSTARD AND THYME MASH

Using a beer can to cook a chicken in the oven really does cook it to perfection! Just like you would buy a rotisserie chicken from the supermarket, it cooks it so evenly that the skin is crisp and the meat is tender and juicy. Even better, you can use the beer in the can…

BREADED HALLOUMI AND PEPPER STRIPS

One of the sweetest memories my taste buds have had is the first time I enjoyed grilled Halloumi with peppers. It’s just a match that’s meant to be, as if they were soul mates. So really and truly, this could not go wrong. Its a brilliant idea for a vegetarian snack at a party but…

STICKY CHICKEN THIGHS WITH SLOW ROASTED VEGETABLES

After a long weekend off for Easter, I think we’re all feeling a little bit glum and a tiny bit heavier from indulging in drink, food and a lot of chocolate. Some of you may even of have had too much of all three. Not us of course… So now is the perfect time for a meal…

SALMON GOUJONS WITH SWEET SOY DIP AND SWEET POTATO FRIES

Good Friday is just around the corner and as it’s traditional to have fish why not try something a little different and extremely tasty? I made these salmon goujons and sweet potato fries on the weekend and they were amazing. Sitting in the sun with a cold beer, I was enjoying each bite as I…

PEAR AND MUSHROOM BARLEY RISOTTO

There’s not too much pear in this dish but just enough to add a mild sweetness that brings the mushrooms to life. I love using barley for risottos as it has an extra bite to it that you just don’t get with risotto rice. Although it takes a little longer to cook, you don’t have…