Malaysian Chicken Laksa

Malaysian Chicken Laksa

September 16, 2020

Although it’s the national dish of both Malaysia and Singapore, Laksa can be found right across South East Asia, it’s basically comfort food. The fragrant, noodle soup has hundreds of variations but it’s always so popular and my version is really quick to whip up on a busy midweek evening.

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Fettuccine Pasta with Pesto, Green Beans and Pecorino Cheese

Fettuccine Pasta with Pesto, Green Beans and Pecorino Cheese

September 10, 2020

This is one of those classic Italian dishes that relies on a few really good quality ingredients, ending up with something greater than the sum of the parts. I've adapted this recipe from a classic Ligurian pasta dish...

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Pinsa Romana Pizza - three ways

Pinsa Romana Pizza - three ways

September 04, 2020

Tired of supermarket 'Frisbee style' pizzas? It’s true that in the last few years, the standard of shop-bought pizza has improved, let's face it, we've all eaten some really truly terrible ones in our lifetime...

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Chicken Korma with Cumin Pilau Rice

Chicken Korma with Cumin Pilau Rice

August 29, 2020 1 Comment

If you love Indian food as much as I do, you probably want to put a quick mid-week curry on the kitchen table, but find it hard to put the time aside to cook it from scratch

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Ten Minute Porcini Mushroom Risotto

Ten Minute Porcini Mushroom Risotto

August 25, 2020 3 Comments

Let me introduce you to pre-cooked risotto rice. I have to confess that at first I was a little sceptical about it - I’ve always had a kind of ritualistic approach to risotto making. 

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The Best Crumble Recipe

The Best Crumble Recipe

August 21, 2020 2 Comments

For me, if there was one dish that conjures up childhood memories, when the sun always shone and life was full of simple pleasures, it’s Blackberry & Apple Crumble...

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Mexican Huevos Rancheros

Mexican Huevos Rancheros

August 18, 2020 1 Comment

Chilli and eggs are a combination that doesn’t always spring to mind here in Somerset, but around the globe they are an absolute staple. The Korean’s top their famous Bibimbap Rice bowls with a fried egg and chilli sauce...

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Pan fried Chilli Courgette Penne Pasta

Pan fried Chilli Courgette Penne Pasta

August 10, 2020 1 Comment

This super easy, really healthy dish is really inexpensive to make, and an ideal mid-week meal to pull together when you are short of time. 

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Vibrant Goan Fish Curry

Vibrant Goan Fish Curry

July 18, 2020

Although Vindaloo is probably the most celebrated dish from Goa, in my opinion, their fish curries can’t be beaten. With the classic flavour combination of ginger, garlic, tamarind and chilli, our Goan Curry paste is absolutely delicious.

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Slow Cooked Shin of Beef and Fresh Tagliatelle

Slow Cooked Shin of Beef and Fresh Tagliatelle

July 18, 2020 1 Comment

There is something primal about making your own pasta, a bit like making your own bread. I don’t always have time to do this (or the organisational ability), but when I do, I like to make it special.

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Barbacoa Pulled Pork Burritos

Barbacoa Pulled Pork Burritos

July 17, 2020

Our barbacoa pulled pork burrito is a really simple way to taste authentic Mexican street food in your own home. A great way to feed the family at lunch time or as part of a larger meal.

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