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Recipes with leftovers, Uncategorized

Cooking with leftovers: bubble and squeak

One of our favourite dinners is a traditional Sunday roast. As soon as summer disappears (sometimes even in the middle of summer), it’s the perfect excuse to cook a roast. A chicken or joint of beef, pork or lamb (we alternate), plenty of crispy roast spuds, mashed swede with plenty of pepper and a generous […]

Fish recipes, Uncategorized

Chilli garlic prawns

This is one of my favourite dishes from Spain, you get versions of it all over the country. Juicy prawns and plenty of garlic are the key ingredients and it’s important to cook it really quickly in a hot pan. I usually serve it with fresh bread and just bring the pan straight to the […]

Starter recipes, Uncategorized

Delectable tomato bruschetta topping

This makes a wonderful, easy starter for any dinner. Simply make your topping in advance – it’s best if it sits in the fridge for a few hours for all the flavours to infuse. Take it out of the fridge about 15 minutes before you want to serve. Lightly toast the ciabatta. Then bring everything […]

Fish recipes

Recipe: My delicious and foolproof three-fish pie

Three fish pie recipe I’ve been trying to make the perfect fish pie for years now and think I’ve finally done it! Previous results were too dry, too liquid, too bland, you name it – none of them good, at last I’ve cracked it. This recipe is also very easy as you don’t cook any […]

Salad recipes

My yummy potato salad

These quantities are good for a big party. I took it to a braai at our neighbour’s house where there were about 12 people and it was easily polished off. It’s another dish to make at a leisurely pace, layering your salad with love and watching it develop into this masterpiece. I like to use […]

Fish recipes

Smoked mackerel fishcakes

This is one of my favourite recipes and it’s the perfect kitchen therapy. It takes a while as you need to make the mash and then assemble the fishcakes, leave them in the fridge for a couple of hours and then fry them! So leave plenty of time and spend it pottering in the kitchen […]