POTATO AND TURNIP SOUP WITH CRISPY CHORIZO

Turnips are at their best at this time of year, and their wonderfully sweet and peppery flavour works magic in this soup. Teamed together with potatoes, it’s the perfect winter pick-me-up to keep you feeling good from the inside out during the cold, winter months. The secret to this recipe is lemon juice, which adds…

VEGETABLE BROTH WITH LENTIL PASTA

If you want a veggie winter warmer to keep you going this season, then look no further; packed full of winter veg with a tasty broth to go with it. To keep it extra healthy, we used lentil pasta which has a fantastic bite to it and tastes just as good too! Knock up a…

BLACK TREACLE BEETROOT SALAD

Having black treacle left in our cupboard from Christmas sparked an idea; behold black treacle roasted beetroot. Perfect in a salad with mixed leaves and orange. Finish with a little feta cheese and extra virgin olive oil and then you are away. Simple and easy to make, leaving you full and satisfied. Ingredients 200g beetroot…

THAI SPICED PARSNIP SOUP

Not everyone loves parsnips but this soup brings out the best in them and may just turn you into a parsnip fan for life! The Thai flavours bring out the best in the root vegetable and turn it into something magical that warms the soul. Serve with some fresh coriander and chilli andyou are good…

SLOW ROAST PORK BELLY WITH PLUM SAUCE

Belly of pork cuts through like butter when slow cooked and it tastes incredible with this homemade plum sauce made from the cooking juices. This dish goes perfect with egg fried rice and stir fry veg. Noodles would be great too.  Finished with the pork lovers favourite, Crackling! Ingredients (serves 4) 1.2kg pork belly (skin…

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER HOUMOUS

For all you cauliflower lovers, this might just be the ultimate dip you have been searching for. Sesame and cauliflower goes very well and blitzed in with the chickpeas, we ended up with something quite special. Try this out for your next guests instead of buying in the boring old shop bought houmous. Ingredients 200g…

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…

PEA AND RADISH RISOTTO

This dish may sound odd but when you take your first bite you will agree with us that it’s a match made in heaven. Using radish cooked in a little butter to mellow the flavour and then raw radish soaked in lemon juice for that fiery, zingy crunch. We chose to keep this dish vegetarian…

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…