With a passion for cooking world-wide cuisine, the head chef founded Food Fanatic to give back and share his recipes with the online foodie community.

Patatas Bravas

Patatas Bravas

Serves 2 / Difficulty – Easy / Prep 10 minutes, cooks in 45 This is one of my go to Spanish dishes when making tapas, very easy and very tasty. The trick with the sauce is to balance the amounts of olive oil and salt which removes the acidity of the tomatoes during cooking. Sauces…

Braised lamb shanks

Braised Lamb Shanks

Serves 2 / Difficulty – Easy / Prep 30 minutes and cooks in 2 hours. This is one of my go-to lamb recipes, it’s easy, tasty and the meat just falls away from the bone. Delicious for an evening meal. Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 lamb shanks 1 onion, roughly chopped 2 carrot, roughly chopped…

salmon and broccoli potato bake

Grilled Salmon, Potato and Broccoli

Serves 4 / Difficulty – Easy / Prep 20 minutes and cooks in 5 This is a quick, easy to make evening meal which tastes more impressive than the work that goes into it. Ingredients 750g medium waxy potatoes, cut into wedges 1 head broccoli, cut into florets 250ml tub crème fraîche 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard 2…

Beef and Mushroom Pudding

Steak and Mushroom Pudding

Serves 4 / Difficulty – Medium / Prep 1 hour & cooked in 1½ hour This is a twist on the British classic steak and kidney pudding. My wife does not like offal so I switched to using mushrooms instead and its a delicious change, I love both versions. Ingredients 450 grams steak cubed 3 tablespoons…