Leftover Lamb Ragu
A really quick and easy recipe, this delicious Italian style Leftover Lamb Ragu is the perfect way to make the most of your lamb leftovers. In fact this recipe is so good it’s worth buying extra lamb just to make sure you have plenty left over!
Sausage and red pepper hotpot recipe
Sausages are a comfort food that the whole family can enjoy and this all-in-one-pan dish is simple yet full of flavour. Serve with a green vegetable for a complete and colourful meal.
Mushroom casserole recipe
This quick, creamy mushroom casserole is sure to become a family favourite. Serve for a midweek meal with pasta, rice or a hunk of crusty bread.
Black pudding meatballs recipe
These are one of my absolute favourite things to eat, an instant sparker of joy; I honestly feel so much better about life knowing there’s always a container or three of them in the freezer. I thrill at their deep gloriousness every time I eat them.
Fish finger bhorta recipe
I am so grateful to the political journalist Ash Sarkar for this new love in my life. Up until now, I had thought the fish finger found its greatest expression in a fish finger sandwich, which for all my expounding on the subject, I don’t consider the stuff of recipes; the fish finger bhorta is a different matter entirely.
Spaghetti with chard, chilli and anchovies recipe
I first ate this at a lovely restaurant in Fowey in Cornwall, and knew that, once home, I had to make it myself. And I pretty much haven’t stopped since.
Roasted Swede with Parmesan
This is another version of a parsnip recipe from my Christmas book. It has been said that even children will eat swede when it tastes this good. Vegetarians might like to know that a vegetarian parmesan-style cheese is available from Bookham and Harris Farms Ltd
Sausage bake with gnocchi recipe
This easy sausage bake is made with gnocchi rather than pasta. Roasted gnocchi is magical – while the inside stays light and fluffy, the outside goes crisp and golden, like mini roast potatoes. Each serving provides 600 kcal, 24g protein, 47g carbohydrates (of which 10g sugars), 33.5g fat (of which 12g saturates), 8g fibre and 1.8g salt.
Brown butter colcannon recipe
I have a particular passion for this recipe. Mash in any form has a special place in my heart, but this is simply sublime. I go dreamy-eyed every time I eat it, which is often.
Salmon and chard pie
Try our delicious crispy salmon pie for a casual midweek meal. Buttery swiss chard (stems and all), fresh salmon chunks and plenty of crème fraîche makes for a perfect filo pastry pie filling
Crisp winter slaw recipe
This is a fresher, brighter alternative to the classic Christmas coleslaw. Crunchy red cabbage, fennel, apple and toasted nuts are finished off with a sprinkling of blue cheese. Perfect with cold meats or even a couple of sausages.