Recipe book

Slow cooked chicken casserole

With the first signs of spring upon us, it’s time to get out into the garden at weekends. It’s often still chilly in the evenings though, so this slow cooked chicken casserole is fabulous for those busy outdoor days! It’s easy to throw together before you head outside, and the smell of rosemary and tomatoes […]

Leek & potato soup

When the cold winter weather sets in, there’s nothing like a bowl of home made soup and some Ffresh bread to warm you up. Leek and potato soup is one of my favourites and I love spending an hour or so on a Sunday morning putting a batch together.

Warm bacon and potato salad

With a little bit of sunshine and blue sky recently, I’ve been thinking about salads again. Although the evenings are set to get lighter now, there’s still a chill in the air, so this warm potato and bacon salad does the job beautifully.

Confit of duck

Confit of duck is a classic French dish and it’s absolutely scrumptious! If you like duck with a crispy skin and meat that just falls off the bone, this is the food for you. It takes a little bit of preparation, but it’s worth it.

Slow roast pork & wholegrain mustard mash

Sunday lunch is a time to indulge yourself. Gather up your friends and family, catch up on all the news, and enjoy a sumptuous roast. For years I wondered how to roast pork so that the crackling came out just right. The secret is slow cooking, proving that all good things including the perfect crackling, […]

Chorizo, Taleggio & polenta bake

Like most good recipes, this one has evolved over the years. It’s one of those dishes that you can play fast and loose with, without worrying about it at all. Two of my favourite foods are chorizo and cheese, so this recipe comes perilously close to heaven as far as I’m concerned!