Ruby red tomatoes & chorizo

With the glut of ripe tomatoes in my garden, lovingly planted and cherished during lockdown (not by me), what could be better than a big bowlful with spicy chorizo, shallots and olives with peppery olive oil?⁠ ⁠INGREDIENTS6-8 tomatoes, cut into bite-size pieces⁠1 banana shallot, peeled and finely sliced⁠1 chorizo cooking sausage, cooked according to pack…

Smoked haddock & leek pasties

PASTRY INGREDIENTS 600 g plain flour, plus extra for dusting 300 g cold unsalted butter, cubed 180 ml iced water 1 medium free-range egg 2 tsp fennel seeds and nigella seeds Put the flour and butter in a bowl, and rub together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Slowly add the water until the mix starts to form…

Roast chicken thighs with apricot harissa, Jersey royals, & red onion

Roast chicken thighs with Belazu Apricot harissa, Jersey royal potatoes, and red onions 🍑🌶️ Couldn’t be quicker or easier and the family really enjoyed it. ⁠I’m working on different ways to use this harissa, from salads, to ‘nduja pasta sauce, to this simple roasted chicken dish 🍑🌶️⁠ Rose harissa would also work very well.⁠Just add a couple…

Smoked haddock gratin, with spinach & peas

My favourite smoked haddock, from @alfredenderby (I’ve got a stash in the freezer too)⁠. If you don’t believe me, just ask Marco Pierre White or the Great Taste Award judges 🐟🐟🐟⁠ 750 g smoked haddock, cut into 4 pieces⁠ 500 ml milk⁠ 2 bay leaves⁠ ½ onion, peeled⁠ 30 g butter⁠ 30 g plain flour⁠…

Feta-stuffed kofta in a spicy tomato sauce

Tomato sauce Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 2 banana shallots, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, grated or crushed 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander 130 ml dry white wine 2 x 400 g tins of plum tomatoes 1 tbsp rose harissa (1 ½ tbsp for a spicier version) 2 tsp caster sugar 1…

Cod loin in spiced tomato sauce with hasselback potatoes and zhoug

Serves 2 Fresh and light fish in a rich tomato sauce, with spicy zhoug and crisp roast potatoes Hasselback potatoes Ingredients 12 small Charlotte potatoes (or other waxy variety) Olive oil Maldon sea salt  Method Heat the oven to 220 C/200 C fan. Place the potatoes in between the handle of two wooden spoons. Make…