PENNE PASTA WITH CHORIZO AND PRAWN

If you want a dish that you can whip up fast to wow your palate with incredible flavour – this is the dish! The smells are incredible, the chorizo, tomato and basil followed by that wonderful reminder of the sea from the prawns. To get a smooth silky texture to the sauce, we used egg…

MUSCOVADO ROASTED PORK BELLY WITH SALSA VERDE

This meal is where it’s at – the comfort of a lovely roast with a fresh and zingy Salsa Verde, bringing summer to life! We soaked our pork overnight in a brine of Muscovado sugar, sea salt and a few more additions which created a fantastic dark crackling with the perfect crunch. This saltiness with…

MINI BEEF ENCHILADAS

These mini enchiladas are the perfect finger food to enjoy with a nice cold beer in the sun! They’re super fun and easy to make, plus the little amount of food you need goes such a long way.  They have the perfect spice for dipping in fresh salsa, sour cream and guacamole. Enjoy! Ingredients – makes about 30…

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…