CHILLI AND TOMATO COTTAGE PIE

This dish is a chilli and tomato twist on the traditional classic: cottage pie. Breaking through that sensational cheese top crust with every mouthful, it goes wonderfully with the smooth, buttery mash topping too.  We treated it almost as if it was a lasagne, serving it with salad leaves and some lovely garlic bread. This…

CHICKEN, MUSHROOM AND SPRING ONION PIE

Spring is here, pie week is commencing and we have the ultimate chicken pie for you; chicken, mushroom and spring onion with a little rice wine vinegar twist. This is fusion cooking done right! This pie is simple to make and packed with flavour and perfect for enjoying either on its own or with some…

CURRIED LENTIL PIE WITH SWEET POTATO, BEETROOT AND GOATS CHEESE MASH

For the up and coming week of pie, we have created this veggie surprise! Inspired by a shepherds pie but with a very different set of ingredients. Inside you have a wonderfully spiced lentil filling with onions, carrots and celery to give a classic wholesome flavour. To balance the spice out, you have a sweet…

BLOOD ORANGE CHICKEN STEW

Blood oranges are still in season and they add an amazing flavour to this warming stew. Along with the smoked paprika, you are left with a warm, sweet and smokey stew that will give you the pick me up we are all hoping for this time of  year! Eat this stew on it’s own or…

BALSAMIC GLAZED CHICORY AND COD STEW

Forced chicory is at its best this time of year and with its uniquely bitter taste, it brings something different to the table. The sweet and sticky balsamic glaze helps ease the bitterness but what the chicory brings to the cod stew is something else. Get cooking – you can’t beat a good fish stew!…

SWEET PEPPER AND KALE SOUP

This soup was an experiment gone right! The sweet peppers matched perfectly with the slightly bitter kale. When frying the peppers and kale with chilli and garlic, the aromas reminded us of a stir fry which led us to adding a few Asian ingredients to create a soup to tickle those taste buds. This soup…

RHUBARB AND APPLE CRUMBLE BREAKFAST POTS

This is a fun way of turning your favourite desserts into healthier breakfasts! Using granola for the crumble (click here for our recipe), slow roasted rhubarb and bramley apples and a little vanilla infused yoghurt – you have a delicious breakfast! You can cook the fruit the night before and assemble it in minutes the…

FETA BREADED CHICKEN WITH BACON AND TARROGAN RICE

A dish for comfort food lovers. Crispy breaded chicken with a feta twist, on top of some of the most moreish rice you have ever eaten! There is a lot of flavour in this rice, which is almost like a risotto in texture, but we only used regular Basmati. Once you add the stock and…

SLOW COOKED BLACKBERRY LAMB

It’s getting colder and it’s time to start thinking about comfort food. This meal is perfect for getting the family together around the table and the blackberries add an autumn sweetness which I love with lamb. You could call this a British style Tagine! Ingredients serves 4 half a leg of lamb (bone in) 2…

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…

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…

BUTTERSCOTCH CINNAMON DUMPLINGS WITH CITRUS CREAM

When I hear the word dumplings, I immediately think of the dumplings tucked up in a winter stew or the type you’d eat at your favorite Chinese restaurant. There are, however, also many sweet dumplings and these ones I made were amazing. The warm syrupy comfort of the dumpling is cut through by the citrus cream with perfection. For this…