Boulangère potatoes with caramelised onions⁠

A delicious and comforting dish, perfect for these Autumnal days. INGREDIENTS 1or 2 large white onions, peeled and finely sliced⁠⠀2 tbsp olive oil⁠⠀1 clove of garlic⁠⠀10 g unsalted butter⁠⠀Sea salt and black pepper⁠⠀5 sprigs of thyme, leaves only⁠ & 1 bay leaf5-7 Charlotte potatoes (depending on size)⁠⠀250 g chicken stock, hot (veggie ok too)⁠⠀⁠⠀METHOD Heat…

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…