Turkey Saltimbocca

Sometimes simplicity is king when it comes to cooking. I do try and stick to that approach where I can, but many of my recipes look positively complex

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Simple Cherry Compote

For something that’s so easy to make, a Cherry Compote is an amazingly versatile thing to have around the kitchen. You can use it in baking as a fil

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Triple Chocolate Brownies

I like to write a little introduction to most of my recipes, but in this case I think I’ll let the food do the talking – therefore, I present to y

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Dorset Apple Cake

I was born and raised in Dorset and have often wondered what the link is between the county and its eponymous apple cake. I’m sure plenty of apples

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Cherry Bakewell Cake

I love a Cherry Bakewell and in days past I could sit down with half a dozen of them along with a cup of tea and run out of cakes before I’d emptied

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Vegan Rocky Road

I love a bit of Rocky Road – indeed I’ve posted a recipe for a more traditional version of it on the blog before – but this a variation on the t

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Honeycomb

There are some recipes that feel like they’re part science experiment and part magic – for me Honeycomb is definitely one of them.  It seems a li

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Lemon Ginger Drizzle Cake

One of my favourite childhood memories has to be that of baking at the weekend with my either my Mum or my Nan (well, that and making pompoms from a b

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Lazy Garlic Chicken

Sometimes you get to the end of the week wanting a bit of a treat for dinner, but you either don’t have the right things in the cupboard or just don

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Honey Balsamic Salmon

Simple doesn’t always mean boring, does it? After all, when you have good tasty ingredients the last thing you want to be doing is burying them unde

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Sweet & Sour Chicken

As I’ve said before most of the food I cook is the result of advance planning, prior experience and random moments of inspiration. Michael loves to

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Margarita Chicken

Anyone who knows me will be more than aware of my fondness for cocktails – make it bright, mix it up, stick a sparkler and you’re onto a winner.

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Sweet Potato Fries

Normally when I see the words “Oven Baked” in front of Sweet Potato Fries I’m prepared for disappointment. They’re rarely crispy and usually a

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Swede and Carrot Mash

Talk about Retro! As a child I hated Swede and Carrot Mash, but these days I find it to be a total comfort food - quickly taking me back to a time

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Parmentier Potatoes

These deliciously crisp little cubes of potato are simple to make yet packed with flavour. I probably make these at least once a week - though I do pl

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Mini Roast Potatoes

It may be the height of summer and it may be 25°C outside, but I don’t think it’s ever too warm for Roast Potatoes. These Mini Roast Potatoes

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Hasselback Potatoes

There’s a lot to love about a Hasselback Potato and to me they’re the perfect combination of jacket, roast and sautéed potato in one, on top of w

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Egg Fried Rice

Who doesn’t love a bowl of Egg Fried Rice as part their favourite Chinese takeaway? It’s not difficult to make at home and the ingredients list is

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