Most of us have heard of cock-a-leekie (a Scottish soupy stew made with chicken and leeks) but hat-a-leekie is something else. Why anyone would want to wear a leek in their hat is beyond me, but not to the Welsh who claim the leek as their national symbol – all to do with a bunch of …
This is creamy, buttery and as soft as pillows. Mmmmm …
This is so good you’ll want to scrape the dish for every last morsel. Get cooking it this weekend, or anytime soon.
Little green buds never looked so appetizing!
Crunchy crusts add contrast to smooth soups. Way to go!
A handy little salsa to add a juicy sweet hot bite to your meals – try it spooned into the hollows of halved avocados.
More. More. Give me MORE!
Punchy heat in fire-engine red in the form of a spicy tomato dal – dig in!
Crank up the oven and get these roasting … best treatment for parsnips ever!
Rev up your midweek meals with a spicy fish curry.
This is a big mamma of a baked pasta dish, perfect for those times when you need to feed a crowd.
I make these in a slow cooker, but you could cook them slowly in a deep heavy-based casserole. Oh, and these are exquisite by the way.
Slow-cooked lamb shoulder that falls apart with a fork and spoon. Gorgeous!
Add a salty tang to your next dish of slow-cooked lamb with a quick preserved lemon pickle.
Fat noodles with a creamy artichoke sauce topped with crispy sage leaves … sounds good to me!
Time to chase away winter blues and spice things up!
Spicy and warming, Ilaria’s got just the thing for cold nights!
Beetroot adds such a shock of colour to a table set with nibbles and drinks. Bring it on!
Candy-coloured beetroot will turn heads at your next gathering.
You have to admit these look pretty cute, all bright and shiny. Go on, give them a go! Cheap, abundant and oh so good for you.
A jacket-baked potato is like swallowing a warm glow of happiness that spreads from the pit of your stomach upwards, leaving nothing but pleasure in its wake.
Mince is your midweek friend. Spice it up! Serve it up! Gobble it up!
Take a thermos of mulled wine to a picnic and they’ll come running!
There’s nothing like a warming alcoholic drink to kick-start an evening, clear up the snuffles or warm the cockles of your heart on a chilly night. There’s a little bit of magic created when you heat wine with spices and citrus to make mulled wine. Whether you serve it bright and clear, sharp and sweet, […]
Cold around your way? Get glögging!
Cute as a button, for times when you are dining solo, or enjoying supper for two.