Shawarma Roasted Aubergine With Chickpeas, Mushrooms and Hazelnut Tomato Salsa

I made this for lunch and it was perfect. A little over 500 calories its not the lowest but having 4.5 of your 5 a day will surely pursuade you to inulge a little. I slightly over cooked the Aubergine but it didn't impact the flavour. The shawarma seasoning warmed you through without setting your [...]

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Goat’s Cheese Chicken

Super succulent chicken, stuffed with gorgeous goats cheese. What could be better? Well putting it on a bed of red cabbage sweetened with apple and topped with hazelnuts, for a start. I've never been a fan of goats cheese, I always thought it tasted a bit too.. well goaty. I'm sure some are more goaty [...]

Beef Meatball Goulash With Rice

Originating from medieval Hungary, Goulash is a deep, rich, belter of a dish. Back in the 9th century goulash was eaten by Hungarian shepherds. They would take cooked, seasoned meat and dry it in the sun to preserve it. Then they would store it in bags made from sheep stomachs. When they wanted to eat [...]

Grilled Chicken With Saffron Spiced Freekeh and Zahtar Dressing

This dish received a lot of hype before I cooked it, it looks and sounds like it was going to be packed with flavour. However, it wasn't the case. I really enjoyed it and would happily recommend it. My wife and brother on the other hand were left underwhelmed. By the time I plated this up I [...]

Caribbean Spicy Sausages

Just try and stop your mouth watering. Look at the colours, vibrant, fresh and what it all boils down to, damn tasty. Take a good old English tradition and turn it on its head. This dish did it perfectly. Spicy sausages with roasted vegetables samothered in mango chutney and jerk seasoning revive this often dull and [...]

Crispy Sea Bream with Braised Fennel, Parsley Mash and Zesty Crumbs

A simple dish that is made great by a fantastic crumb that lifts the flavours from the other ingredients. The main component of this meal, the fish, was as you would expect fresh and tasty. The skin was nice and crisp and gave a nice texture to the dish. I loved the fennel. I have [...]