Carrots are such a versatile and brilliant vegetable. Just because we eat them regularly does not make them ordinary. At Christmas I make these glossy, sweet jewels and they look regal alongside the bird.
This is one of my favourite festive dishes because it tastes as good as it looks. You can’t go wrong with chucking lots of delicious bits on top of something nutritious. Excellent as a lunch or a fantastic side dish to share.
I love finding different ways to eat my favourite festive ingredients. Scallops with Brussels and Dates is a sweet and spicy delight. Scallops always feel like a treat so it’s a great weekend meal to make and eat with a glass of wine.
Leftover roast chicken is amazing in pasta dishes. If you don’t have leftovers from Sunday lunch you can whip up some roasted pieces to use in this delicious, family pasta dish.
Amongst the rich and decadent dishes of Christmas I look forward to this lighter dish. So full of flavour and texture it is one of my favourite festive lunches.
Hot Spiced Apple Cider makes the house smell beautiful. I whip up a batch to drink whilst writing Christmas cards. It makes everything feel extra festive.
My Mother-in-law’s salsa is spectacular and she’s said I can share it with you. A good chop and a stir then you have amazing salsa to put on tacos and wraps or straight into your face with the help of a few tortilla chips!
You don’t need much leftover chicken meat to make a tasty weekday meal. Chicken and Peppers is full of immune-boosting vitamin C. This easy to make dish is ready in 25 minutes.
Leftover chicken bones are the beginning of a delicious broth. With a few simple veggies you can make a soup that is nourishing and tasty.
This is my most basic roast chicken dinner which requires little effort, money and skills. Knowing how to roast a chicken gives you the chance to make lots of cheap meals from the leftovers. No fuss just good, tasty food.