Butternut Squash is incredibly good for you and roasted slowly it creates these sweet and chewy slices.
Turmeric is an ancient spice with an earthy flavour and bright yellow colour that makes beautiful, bright dishes. This prawn and rice dish has amazing textures and flavours that make an amazing week night dinner.
Celery is a fantastic vegetable to serve hot and braised slowly in cider it’s a wonderful side dish for pork.
Bacon wrapped potato cake is fun to make delicious to eat. I make it as a weekday meal then fry any leftovers and serve with an egg for breakfast… double win.
Padron Peppers are one of my favourite snacks to eat with a beer. These salty, sometimes fiery peppers are ready in minutes and transport me back to the first time I ate them in Barcelona.
This cabbage side dish is so good. The textures of pecan and fine apple slices go beautifully with cabbage. It’s incredibly easy to make and goes brilliantly with roast pork.
Feta roasted with tomatoes, cannellini beans and figs is a simply beautiful autumn dish. I plonk the whole dish in the middle of the table then spread the soft, sweet and salty flavours onto warm bread and crackers.
Roasting Beetroots allow the beautiful, delicate flavour of this majestic vegetable to shine through. Just add olive oil, salt and sprigs of rosemary to create a perfect side dish.
Cauliflower Cheese is a stalwart of comfort food. You can serve it with Sunday dinner, gammon steaks or salmon fillets and I’ve been known to eat the leftovers cold straight from the fridge.
We eat rice at least once a week and I make fluffy rice using this method that needs 1 minute of effort and 20 minutes of cooking. Ditch those plastic packets and make better rice using this fool-proof method.