Foraged Wild Garlic and Cheese Scones

I love the wild garlic season, this year I have made pesto and butter for the freezer as well as dumplings in a beef stew. I was a little nervous about trying to make scones as the last time I had a go they didn’t rise at all and were as hard as rocks. Actually…

Baked Cauliflower and Pea Pakora with a Mint and Yoghurt Dip

Indian food in the UK is really good. I have been watching come dine with me (I can watch endless cooking shows) and saw an Indian guy make pakoras and he fried them. All the diners commented how greasy they were so I thought I would have a go at baking them, they turned out…

Chicken, Pancetta, Mushroom and Kale Topped Jacket Potato

I find jacket potato a nice comforting weekday dinner, I also fancied a nice healthy comforting topping and this ticks all the boxes. Chicken, bacon and mushrooms is one of my favourite combos. it’s jazzed up with the sage and kale to add that final flourish. Ingredients (serves 2) 1 packet of smoked pancetta or…

Leftover Roast Lamb, Aubergine and Parmesan Bake

Lamb roast has to be one of my favourite dinners, but I don’t like the leftovers cold and I hate wasting food. I also like a parmigiana and thought lamb goes really well with aubergine. This recipe is really yummy and great way to use up leftovers. Ingredients 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 1…

Sweet Potato, Chorizo and Feta Frittata

I love frittata as you can really chuck anything into it and it doesn’t need many ingredients. It’s a bit more substantial and fluffier than an omelette. I decided to go for Mediterranean flavours that work really well together. You get sweetness from the potato, saltiness from the feta and a spicy kick from the…