ROASTED PEPPER, FENNEL AND GOATS CHEESE ORZO PASTA

If you are a fan of risotto and love pasta, then this is a dish you’ll enjoy! Orzo pasta is a little treasure that makes this dish so creamy and delicious. Accompanied by fennel, roasted peppers and goats cheese, the pasta absorbs all the flavours, making for a tasty punch with every bite. Ingredients (serves 4)…

CRISPY BACON RISOTTO WITH SHREDDED BRUSSEL SPROUTS

Brussel sprouts are not just for Christmas and there are far better ways of cooking them than being over boiled and thrown on to your festive dinner plate. This risotto shows you just how good they can taste and how amazing they are on top of this dish, with some crispy bacon. It may sound…

MINI GOATS CHEESE SOUFFLES

Mini goats cheese soufflés are quick and easy to make, and can be a tasty edition to your cheese board or, you could tart them up with some chutneys and serve as a canape. You can use any kind of cheese but we found the soft goats cheese works really well! We’re certain you won’t…

MUSHROOM AND THYME PASTA

If you are a mushroom fan then look no further, this is the ultimate mushroom sauce to go with your pasta. With its rich, creamy texture, coating the pasta making every bite full of flavour. Enjoy with lashings of Parmesan cheese/vegetarian alternative. Ingredients Serves 2 25g flour 25g butter 500g mushrooms Small bunch of thyme…

FIG, BACON AND GOATS CHEESE TART

This will honestly take you less than half hour, until you are chomping your way to mouth-watering ecstasy. The combination of ingredients along with a few extras not mentioned in the title; red onion, pine nuts and balsamic glaze, combined together with the puff pastry is the perfect snack. You could even make smaller, bite…

WELSH RAREBIT MUSHROOMS

If you love mushrooms then this is a side dish for any occasion. They go great with barbeques, salads, roasted veggies or even as a starter. There’s so much flavour packed in this dish, so make sure you cook enough for seconds! ingredients makes 4 4 large flat mushrooms 100ml milk 2 tbsp. Unsalted butter…

ROSEMARY AND BLACK PEPPER BURGERS

This years summer has been so good to us that we need some fresh ideas for the barbecue. Rosemary, most commonly known for lamb is actually just as tasty with beef. Lots of black pepper and some extra mature cheddar cheese make these burgers fit for the summer. imgredients makes 6 1.2kg mince beef (10%fat)…

OPEN OMELETTE WITH SPICED AUBERGINE

This is a light dish that hits the spot. Roasted aubergine mixed with a few spices to perk it up, which then goes on top of a light and fluffy omelette. Have half each as a snack with someone or eat the whole thing for dinner! Whatever way you choose is up to you. Add…

TOMATO AND COURGETTE TORTILLA CALZONE

Experimenting this weekend has been fun and there has been a few good results. One being the tortilla Calzone; a quick and tasty pizza alternative with as many fillings as you can possibly conjure up! For our filling, we came up with a fresh and tasty mixture using courgettes and tomatoes. It is the perfect…

PEA AND RICOTTA STUFFED CHICKEN WITH PUY LENTILS

We all want that healthy meal that is still packed with flavour and this is just one of them. A little naughty with the bacon but this dish is packed with goodness from the peas, lean chicken to the beautiful roasted veg with lentils. Just a little prep to do and then the rest just…

SPRING ONION, PORK AND TOMATO LINGUINE

Who doesn’t like pasta with a simple yet tasty sauce. Spring onions are in season and have a wonderful flavour which goes so well with the pork. You could mistake it for an Asian dish visually but taste wise, it has that Italian touch. Finish with some Parmesan cheese and you have a pasta dish…

PURPLE SPROUTING BROCCOLI AND STILTON BAKE

If you are bored of the usual cauliflower cheese, try this broccoli and Stilton version which adds a little extra flavour and class. After the terrible weather this week, this is the perfect winter warmer to go along side your Sunday roast. Purple sprouting broccoli is in season and has a fantastic taste. I prefer…