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…

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…

Beef and chickpea curry

Beef and Chickpea Curry

Serves 2 / Difficulty – Medium / Prep 20 mins cooks in 3 hours Cooking this beef curry for 3 hours results in a  very tender meat in a tasty curry sauce. Best served with rice and flatbread of your choice to mop up the sauce. Ingredients 1 large onion, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves…

Chicken Supreme

Chicken Supreme

Serves 4 / Difficulty – Medium / Prep 20 mins cooks in 30 A classic English dish which is rich and creamy and comforting. Best served with some roast potatoes and broccoli which helps soak up some of the richness. Ingredients Butter for greasing Splash of olive oil 2 chicken breast cubed 50g of chopped…

Spezzatino, Beef Italian Stew

Spezzatino, Italian beef stew

Serves 2 / Difficulty – Easy / Prep 30 minutes, cooked in 3-4 hours This is another Italian classic, its easy to make and is one of my favourite stews. Ingredients 400g of diced beef Flour for dusting 1 onion, chopped 1 stick of celery, chopped 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 200g of tinned tomatoes…

Chicken Cacciatore - hunters chicken

Chicken Cacciatore – Hunters Chicken

Serves 4 / Difficulty – Easy / Prep 20 minutes and 45 minutes cooking time This is a one pot meal that is good on it’s own or add rice to make more substantial. Ingredients One knob of butter 2 tbsp olive oil 4 chicken thighs or legs, skin removed (before or after cooking) Seasoned…

Classic Cottage Pie

Classic Cottage Pie

Serves 2 / Difficulty – Medium / Prep 30 minutes and 45 minutes cooking time One of the ultimate comfort foods, this is my tasty version of an English classic. Swap beef for lamb and you get a Shepherds pie. Ingredients For the filling 250g of minced beef 1 onion 1 small carrot 1 stick…