The crispiest, most flavorful roast potatoes you'll ever make. Large chunks of potato maximize the contrast between exterior and interior. Parboiling the potatoes in alkaline water breaks down their surfaces, creating tons of starchy slurry for added surf
So easy, and so impressive! Delicious garlic & rosemary scalloped potato roast is fancy enough for friends, and simple enough for every day. Ideal for making and microwaving it before picking up the kids from school and bake when back.
Buttered sprouts with chestnuts & bacon - quartered the recipe for xmas lunch. Shredded the sprouts (the kids prefer them that way). Nice but I think it could have done with some garlic and a higher proportion of bacon and nuts
12 asparagus spears 6 prosciutto slices Cut prosciutto strips in half lengthways. Wrap the bottom end of prosciutto over the asparagus start rolling in a spiral up, leaving tip exposed. Fry wrapped asparagus spears until prosciutto is brown and crispy.
With no bones to contend with, a turkey crown is easier to carve than a whole bird and the pancetta slices keep the roasted meat succulent. Italian-style turkey crown with roast garlic & pancetta + lemon ciabatta stuffing.
Roasted butternut squash with goat’s cheese - A really attractive autumn recipe with sweet butternut squash halves stuffed with roasted vegetables and goat’s cheese and finished with a scattering of breadcrumbs to make little eat-all vegetable gratins.