Simple things are often the best: a seasonal vege, a soft-cooked egg and a sprinkle of dukkah.
Sweet and savoury, this frittata is at its best while still warm, about 1 hour after making.
Seriously good soup. Make a meal of it.
Here’s a great family mid-week soup to warm you up.
Grab the crusty bread and dive in!
Richly coloured and satisfying carrot soup is great for a family meal with crusty bread but elegant enough for a dinner party starter.
These push all the buttons – fast, nutritious and tasty.
Bring on the umami with these easy olive croutes.
Up the flavour of a simple soup with fresh herbs and smoked paprika.
Served chilled soups at any other temperature than ice cold, and that includes just cold, is about as exciting as sucking on a damp dish cloth. Stick it in the freezer!
A pot of stock is like a pot of hope – there are endless possibilities.
A good mid-week soup that turns into a meal with cheese toasts.
This smells so good as it cooks … and tastes delicious!
Smoky, sweet and spicy, these eggs are just the buzz for breakfast, brunch, lunch or supper.
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
This is one of my favourite corn chowders adapted from a summer sweet corn soup recipe I used to make for the kids when they were little. They couldn’t get enough of it!
Oh, this is more than a usual chicken sandwich made with bits and bobs picked off a roasted chicken carcass … this is chicken sandwich deluxe!
Pistou is similar to Ligurian pesto (basil pesto), but it doesn’t contain pine nuts. Serve with smoked fish, roasted or barbecued vegetables, roast beef or chicken.
Like a blast of cold air from a fan up your shirt or skirt on a sweltering day … Yup! Icy cold gazpacho is exhilarating!
No matter the season – here is the reason to eat a cheesy gratin (asparagus in spring, broccolini in winter).
‘Meatless Monday’ here we come!
There’s not much to this soup – but it’s got great flavour.
Croque madame makes no apologies for being extra rich, gooey and drippy, and for being lip-smackingly good, filling and ultra satisfying.
Sometimes the French get it just so right: bread, cheese, ham, all bundled together into the most glorious mouthful.
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