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fried bread

Perfect Fried Bread

You can’t have a full English breakfast without fried bread.

bacon and onion roly poly

Bacon and Onion Roly-Poly Pudding

Bacon and onion roly-poly pudding is a classic British family favourite from the 1960s.

bread pudding

Nanny’s Bread Pudding

A firm favourite in my family, served warm or cold, my wife’s aka Nanny’s bread pudding is the best.

serving of jasmine rice in a bowl

Jasmine Rice

Jasmine rice is a lovely, subtly perfumed rice used across South East Asia. It’s strongly associated with Thai food, and used for serving with everything from Thai marinated chicken to Chilli Basil Stir Fry, Satay Skewers and the many Thai curries out there.

Thai green curry in a bowl

Thai Green Curry Plus

Sometimes when I come home from work I don’t want to make a meal from scratch so I cheat and use a shop-bought sauce like Sainsburys Thai Green Curry Style Sauce.

apple pie slice with ice cream on a plate

Grandads Really Easy Quick Apple Pie

Picture the scene, the family are coming for dinner and you haven’t made a dessert. Time is running out and you need something quick and easy. Voila, Grandads really easy quick apple pie.

pigs in blankets glazed in maple syrup in a serving bowl

Pigs In Blankets with a Maple Glaze

Easy peasy pigs in blankets with a gorgeous maple syrup glaze. A Christmas favourite, these are supersized and guaranteed to go down a treat.

close up of char kway teow

Char Kway Teow

Char Kway Teow is the classic Malaysian street food dish with that big taste of smoky rice noodles. Quick, easy and healthy.

chilli paneer in a bowl on a bed of rice

Indo Chinese Chilli Paneer

This fusion style recipe for Indo Chinese Chilli Paneer was broadcast on the Saturday before Diwali, the Hindu festival of light. I had never tried cheese cooked this way but the colours looked so appealing and the ingredients were all the type of things I love so I just had […]

chicken paprikas in a cast iron casserole

Chicken Paprikash

Paprika chicken or as it should be called Chicken Paprikash, an authentic Hungarian dish.