Potato & Dill
This is the ultimate Indian potato-based dish. The distinctive taste of dill adds a fragrant sweetness to the earthy turmeric-coated potatoes. Ingredients 5 or 6 medium potatoes cut into bite-sized pieces 3 bunches of dill, stalks removed 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil 3...
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Salsa Verde
This is a great sauce to be able to knock out - it goes with so many different types of food - fish, lamb, chicken.. or maybe just bread dipped into it. Make it to your liking - if you...
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Sea Bass & Orange Fennel With A Soy, Mirin & Citrus Sauce
Fish with fennel - I can't get enough of it this week for some reason. You've really got to give this a go. The sea bass is meaty enough to stand up to a fairly punchy soy and mirin sauce....
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Chilli Sauce
This is a great chilli sauce to have prepared a day or 2 before you host a BBQ. You can make it as hot as you like. It's great smeared on meat and acts as a brilliant mopping up sauce/dip...
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Kimchi
There are many different varieties of kimchi - Korea's national dish. Recipes vary from region to region and preparation methods differ from family to family - so much so that you're never going to really find one, true, authentic Kimchi...
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Farro
Farro, Roast Squash, Chicory, Pomegranate & Goat Cheese
You might not find farro in your local supermarket but it's worth hunting down if you can. I bought mine from Sous Chef - a site worth bookmarking. They stock  a wide variety of ingredients and equipment that aren't always...
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Beef Biryani
This beef biryani is an incredible mix of rich curry flavours and sweet, aromatic rice. Ingredients for the Beef Biryani 400g basmati rice 500g cubed stewing beef 8 Green cardamom pods 3 black cardamom pods 2 tsp coriander seed 4...
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Tomato Sauce – Back To Basics
If you've spent any time cooking you'll probably have made a tomato sauce at some point - it's one of the most basic sauces you can make. There are however a couple of considerations that make the difference between an...
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Italian ingredients
A Source for Quality Italian Ingredients – Italiaregina.it
I love finding new food suppliers - especially Italian. Quality ingredients are always important but with Italian food it is the quality of the ingredient that makes the dish - buy good ingredients and keep the dish simple. I've been...
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Beef Short Rib Chilli
Beef Short Rib Beer Chili
The trick with this Beef Short Rib Beer Chili is to roast the short rib and make the sauce separately. Roasting the short rib allows you to control the amount of fat you use and avoids having to skim fat from...
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Tefal Secure 5 Neo – 6 Litre Pressure Cooker
A pressure cooker is an essential piece of kit - not just for your gadget-loving home-cook but for anyone looking to save time and money in the kitchen while producing great meals. Multiple safety features and modern build quality mean the days of...
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Caldeirada
A beautiful Portuguese fish stew, Caldeirada is made using whatever fish you have to hand. Some recipes call for a 50/50 mix of oily and white fish but I think the beauty of this dish is that it allows you to use...
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12 Hour Brisket
This 12 Hour, Slow-Cooked Beef Brisket is the perfect way to turn a tough cut of meat into something that just melts in the mouth. It requires cooking for a long time - more to the point it will take cooking for...
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Salted Chocolate Caramel Tart
Salted Chocolate Caramel Tart
Don't be shy with the salt with this Salted Chocolate Caramel Tart - you want a good hit of the stuff. Both the base and the filling are simple enough to put together - it's a really neat little recipe to...
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Bourride
Bourride
Bourride is simple enough to put together but the finished dish oozes with flavour. The fennel & fish combination is always going to work but I think it's the hit of orange that really finishes it off and complements this...
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Beef Rendang
Beef Rendang
I had the best beef rending I've ever tasted in New York about 10 years ago. I'm not sure it was 100% authentic but it was utterly delicious. The beef was fall-apart-amazing, the sauce was thick, almost dry but so...
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