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…

Garlic and Herb Pasta

Serves 2 / Difficulty – Easy / Prep 5 minutes and cooked in 10 minutes This is one of my go-to lunch recipes, quick, easy and very tasty and I’d imagine quite healthy if you are on a diet and choose gluten free pasta and skip the parmesan. Adjust the herbs / garlic amounts to…

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…

Salsa dip side dish

Salsa

Serves 2 / Difficulty – Easy / Prep 5 minutes The classic side dish for Mexican food and fajitas. Ingredients 2 tomatoes ½ red onion ½ lime, juiced Ground sea salt 1 red chilli pepper (optional) Method Finely chop the tomatoes and remove the white. Finely chop the red onion. If adding the red chilli…

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…

Prawns alla Busara

Prawns alla Busara

Serves 2-4 / Difficulty – Easy / Preparation and cooking in around 30 minutes This is a Rick Stein recipe that is pretty easy and very delicious. My mother in law makes a pasta all busara and if there is any sauce left over you can keep and use it to make a quick tasty…