Category: British

How to cook perfect Roast Chicken – Roast Chicken Recipe

How to cook perfect Roast Chicken – Roast Chicken Recipe

Ever wondered how to cook perfect Roast Chicken? What is the best roast chicken recipe? Good, ’cause I’ll answer that question now. A roast chicken for Sunday lunch or just an indulgent and hearty mid-week meal is probably one of the worlds most loved comfort…

Cauliflower Cheese with Truffles | Recipes with Black Truffles

Cauliflower Cheese with Truffles | Recipes with Black Truffles

Cauliflower Cheese Recipe with Truffles for a decadent winter warmer recipe – the ultimate in comfort food, recipes with black truffles. Recipes with black truffles can be expensive, but my Cauliflower Cheese Recipe makes use of store bought preserved truffles which are cheaper and last…

Slow Roast Pork Belly Video – David Lloyd Clubs

Slow Roast Pork Belly Video – David Lloyd Clubs

An easy recipe for when you have friends or family coming round and want to spend more time socialising than cooking! Check out David Lloyd Blog for the full written recipe. This tender, crisp pork belly, served with sweet apple sauce, buttery new potatoes and…

Roasted Pumpkin and Lentil Salad (vegan salad) | David Lloyd Clubs Exclusive

Roasted Pumpkin and Lentil Salad (vegan salad) | David Lloyd Clubs Exclusive

Roasted Pumpkin Lentil Vegan Salad – exclusively made for David Lloyd Clubs. This vegan winter salad is one of my favourites. See in the winter months with a gorgeous earthy roasted pumpkin and lentil salad. Winter doesn’t have to be all about heavy stews! Watch the…

How to cook pork belly and get crispy skin everytime | Pork Belly Recipe

How to cook pork belly and get crispy skin everytime | Pork Belly Recipe

Pork belly recipe with crispy skin and garlic, thyme and lemon. Updated recipe from previous pork belly recipe with pomegranate molasses. This slow cooked pork belly recipe capitalises on the aromatics of garlic, lemon and thyme; a three-team partnership that works wonderfully together. I love…

Cardamom Clementine Breakfast Buns

Cardamom Clementine Breakfast Buns

Cardamom Clementine Breakfast Buns Clementines are great fruits to use in savoury dishes. They are the result of breeding sweet oranges with Chinese mandarins. They are even healthy to eat per Organic Facts as they contain all the vital nutrients that the body needs such as magnesium,…

Smoked Salmon Brunch Recipe

Smoked Salmon Brunch Recipe

Smoked Salmon Brunch Recipe – smoked salmon hash. For my smoked salmon brunch recipe it has to be a smoked salmon hash; I do love a hash (not that sort of hash!) I love the total freedom of bunging a load of ingredients into a…

Coronation Chicken Recipe

Coronation Chicken Recipe

Coronation Chicken Recipe Coronation chicken recipe was originally created in 1953 for the coronation of Elizabeth II.  This amalgamation of cultural influences pays homage to the British colonial past and it’s then groundbreaking love affair with Indian spices and nuts. From that first gastronomic kiss,…

Easy Apple Pie Recipe – Apple Pie with Pink Peppercorns

Easy Apple Pie Recipe – Apple Pie with Pink Peppercorns

Easy Apple Pie Recipe with Pink Peppercorns and a little hint of cinnamon. Easy apple pie recipe..love it…and by the way – if it doesn’t have pastry at the bottom, in my books that ain’t no pie! Who doesn’t love a freshly baked apple pie?…

Brussel Sprout Recipes – How to cook Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprout Recipes – How to cook Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprout Recipes – love them or hate them, brussel sprouts are packed with goodness and a mandatory requirement at Christmas (or at least I think so). This brussel sprout recipe is a favourite of mine and is really quick to cook. I came up with…

How to cook turkey steaks | Cranberry Glaze Turkey Steak | David Lloyd

How to cook turkey steaks | Cranberry Glaze Turkey Steak | David Lloyd

How to cook turkey steaks and keep them moist and delicious. This is my festive turkey steak recipe with a cranberry glaze with a warm brussel sprout salad (video recipe inc. developed for David Lloyd Clubs) This festive recipe is super tasty shows how to…

Roasting Chestnuts – How to roast chestnuts in an oven

Roasting Chestnuts – How to roast chestnuts in an oven

Roasting Chestnuts are incredibly easy to do and as much as I love proper roasted-over-hot-coals-chestnuts, roasting chestnuts at home in your oven is super easy (and convenient). Roasted chestnuts make the perfect Halloween snack in the build up to the festive season. Whenever I walk…

Dutch Baby Pancake – How to make baked pancakes for Harrisons Fund Charity

Dutch Baby Pancake – How to make baked pancakes for Harrisons Fund Charity

Dutch Baby Pancakes are sooo good! Here’s my recipe on how to make baked pancakes. This Dutch baby pancake recipe was put together for the charity Harrisons Fund that is a charity set up to help fight against Duchenne Muscular Dystropy which is a terrible condition…

How To Cook Kippers (for breakfast!) | Kipper Recipes

How To Cook Kippers (for breakfast!) | Kipper Recipes

How to cook kippers – want to have kippers for breakfast? You should… Understanding how to cook kippers couldn’t be easier. But first, having kippers for breakfast really reminds me of being a kid. My Dad would pick some kippers up and we’d sit around…

Corned Beef Hash | My Recipe For Corned Beef Hash with Baked Eggs

Corned Beef Hash | My Recipe For Corned Beef Hash with Baked Eggs

Corned Beef Hash – This is my Corned Beef Hash recipe with Baked Eggs all cooked in one pot – the perfect family brunch! (even the kids liked it..) Corned beef hash recipes vary and in general I reckon corned beef hash has a bad…

Kale Crisps – How To Make Kale Chips

Kale Crisps – How To Make Kale Chips

Kale Crisps – how to make kale chips. Kale crisps are a fuss free, healthy and fun way to make kale chips. I like the addition of some spice when I’m making kale crisps but to be honest, just knowing how to make kale chips…

Braised Lettuce – delicious braised gem lettuce

Braised Lettuce – delicious braised gem lettuce

Braised Lettuce – what a revelation! Move over cold salads – lettuce just got hot! Braised lettuce, specifically braised gem lettuce is incredibly easy to make and a really fun alternative to the usual boiled veg. Braised lettuce is a delicious autumnal or winter dish, packed…

Stewed Eels with Parsley Sauce | Eel Recipes

Stewed Eels with Parsley Sauce | Eel Recipes

A classic East London Stewed Eels recipe. Eel recipes? You heard! Eel recipes seem to be on the decline in the UK which is a shame – so here’s my stewed eels recipe for the old school amongst us. If you’re reading this from outside…

Pork Shoulder Roast with Apricot Glaze | Slow Cooked Pork

Pork Shoulder Roast with Apricot Glaze | Slow Cooked Pork

Imagine…a slow cooked pork shoulder roast….succulent, moist, cloaked in an apricot glaze…and stuffed with apricots and rosemary…a mouthwatering pork shoulder roast.  The apricot glaze creates a sticky, sweet, sharp coating complimenting the slow cooked pork shoulder roast perfectly. My slow cooked pork shoulder roast recipe…

Grilled Mackerel Recipes | How to Cook Mackerel

Grilled Mackerel Recipes | How to Cook Mackerel

Grilled Mackerel is my favourite way to go when handling this shiny slither of the sea. How to cook mackerel is a common question, and the truth is; cooking mackerel couldn’t be easier. For me, a great mackerel recipe is a short mackerel recipe. My…

How to make Crepes | Crepes Recipe

How to make Crepes | Crepes Recipe

How to make crepes couldn’t be easier with this uber quick and simple Crepes recipe. Quite simply, this is a crepe recipe that will show you how to make crepes, or how I make crepes anyway. How to make crepes couldn’t be easier and I…

How to cook Pork Chops | Pork Chops Recipe with Burnt Lemon

How to cook Pork Chops | Pork Chops Recipe with Burnt Lemon

How to cook pork chops, not just, how to cook pork chops, but how to cook the best ever pork chops! There are lots of pork chop recipes but my quick and easy pork chop recipe is a rustic dish of beauty. My pork chop…

Chicken Livers Recipe – Fried Chicken Livers with Grand Marnier

Chicken Livers Recipe – Fried Chicken Livers with Grand Marnier

Chicken Livers Recipe – that’s right – fried chicken livers I love them pan fried, crispy and soft in the center.  If you’re a fan of chicken livers then you’ll love my pan-fried chicken livers recipe. If you’re not a fan of chicken livers; you’ll still…

Asparagus Potato Soup | Gluten Free Soup Recipe

Asparagus Potato Soup | Gluten Free Soup Recipe

My asparagus and potato soup is made with the stalk of asparagus saving the spear end for something pretty. Using potatoes in the soup gives it a slight creaminess – a great gluten free soup recipe.  This asparagus potato soup is a gluten free soup recipe…

Lamb Ribs Recipe with my Greek Marinade for Lamb

Lamb Ribs Recipe with my Greek Marinade for Lamb

My lamb ribs recipe is a best kept secret – roasted lamb ribs are totally underused, packed with flavour, easy to cook and cheap (the lot in the photo cost me a fiver from my local butcher).  Combine Lamb Ribs with my Greek marinade for…

Pork Crackling Recipe | how to make pork crackling

Pork Crackling Recipe | how to make pork crackling

Don’t even think about not trying this pork crackling recipe! Tiny morsels of salty, crunchy pig skin. That’s right pig skin that turns into the most deliciously moreish pork crackling.  Incredibly easy, there always seems to be some mystery around a pork crackling recipe but this one…

Twice Cooked Chips with Rosemary Salt| Bad Boy Chunky Chips

Twice Cooked Chips with Rosemary Salt| Bad Boy Chunky Chips

Twice cooked chips with rosemary salt? Why not thrice cooked chips? Well, twice is enough I reckon, especially when you’re cooking at home. There is something very satisfying about a large bowl of chunky chips, especially with a dusting of rosemary salt, I always serve these…

Crispy Skin Salmon | How to get crispy salmon skin

Crispy Skin Salmon | How to get crispy salmon skin

Crispy Skin Salmon – salmon crackling if you like. Quite simply – I love this. Crispy skin salmon crackling is delicious, spiky, crunchy morsels of fish love! Check out my video recipes on cooking salmon skin below! Crispy skin salmon – I’ve broken this post into…


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