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…

Salmorejo 🍅

You may not be instantly drawn to a bowl of cold tomato soup, especially one garnished with chopped egg and ham, but I VERY STRONGLY encourage you to try it, especially with warm weather 🌞⁠

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…

Roasted peppers and cherry tomatoes, filled with giant couscous flavoured with Italian summer truffle and artichoke pesto 😋⁠

INGREDIENTS Two red peppers Handful of cherry tomatoes Olive oil Sea salt and black pepper Belazu artichoke and truffle pesto (https://www.belazu.com/?s=truffle%20pesto) 1 packet of giant couscous (pearl couscous by Artisan Grains) Parmesan or pecorino cheese Parsley, chopped   So simple it’s almost not a recipe! METHOD Cut the peppers in half, remove the seeds, drop…