The deep floral scent of orange zest, the spicy warmth of thyme and salty tang of olives creates a little magic as it permeate a leg of lamb during roasting.
This pumpkin gratin will take you straight to Nonna’s!
The smell of shallots caramelising and the spicy-nutmegy smell of fresh bay as this dish cooks will have you clawing at the oven!
Funky cauli! Tastes delicious.
Slow-cooked until falling off the bones, succulent and tasty.
Oodles of flavour, plenty of pie to go around … mid-week family feeding at its best.
This soup is a beauty. It used up half a dozen cans of my Covid stock of beans and tomatoes in the tests, and I was thankful for that, but it is the flavours I love, especially the day after making. It seems richer and tastier then
Tender smoky fish topped with a golden potato crust is pretty mighty mid-week fare!
If you can peel and slice a potato you can make this dish!
This hardly needs a recipe, but here you go, just in case …
Take a quick visit to a French country kitchen with this dish.
Bubble & Squeak … What a name!
Eat your coloureds in the tastiest way!
Shake a stick at Brussels sprouts! Add rosemary, garlic, nutmeg, lemon and hazelnuts and watch them disappear.
Start with good bread. Invest in good oil. Begin the feast!
Golden crusty succulent pork. Yeah!
Sparkly and perky, that’s just how you want an autumnal salad to be.
Brushing cauliflower with spiced butter ensures it will colour to a rich golden brown … and the smell (mmmm!).
This salad’s sharp, salty, grassy bite can take on strongly flavoured foods. Look for a match of terrine, pâtés and game dishes.
There’s nothing more comforting than a good fruit crumble.
These are seriously so good that I swear they’ll beat any kebab and falafel combo that a 1am service, or any other time, can offer you.
You got 10 minutes? That’s all it takes to assemble these irresistible morsels.
Fab combo – lentils, cavolo nero & spiced yoghurt – with nuts and seeds, oh, and add a fried egg!
Authentic porcini and meat ragu … it can be softened with a swirl of cream for the faint-hearted.
Golden crunch – who can resist that?
Sizzle and stir, stack and bake … then devour!