Recipe: Braised lentils with spiced baked Cod

Here’s an easy midweek dinner that’s comforting to anyone. A hearty, healthy bowl of rich lentils and cabbage with a flaky spiced fillet of cod. Nduja is available in most supermarkets these days but if you can’t get it you can use fresh pesto instead. (serves 2) Ingredients 2 skinless, boneless cod fillets 2 Tbsp…

Recipe: Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

If you’ve spent any of your time on holiday in France then the chances are you’ve been lucky enough to taste this French Classic of a beautifully baked whole chicken cooked in wine and garlic. Before you are scared off by the garlic content it’s worth remembering that when simmered gently garlic mellows dramatically and…

Recipe: Quiche with tomato, bacon and blue cheese

A well made Quiche is great for busy lunches. I often make a Quiche on a Sunday and then use it for office lunch during the week. You can be really creative with fillings, there really are no rules. This tomato, blue cheese and bacon Quiche is one of my personal favourites. Ingredients for the…

Recipe: Steak and Kidney Pie

I PROMISE you that you want to eat this. It’s the greatest steak and kidney pie there ever was. If you are funny in any way about kidney (then your missing out), but, you can add extra beef if it’s really a no go for you, just sub the kidneys for an extra beef shin….

Recipe: Tomato, Anchovy and Olive Spaghetti

An easy go to spaghetti dish which is a midweek pasta straight from the store cupboard. You only need to add some fresh tomatoes and 15 minutes to be in Italian pasta heaven. (serves 2) Ingredients 200g dried Spaghetti 1 garlic clove, finely sliced 150g mixed cherry tomatoes, halved 5 anchovy fillets in olive oil…