No-fuss Soda Bread Rolls

It was during lockdown when I started to make my own burger buns. We were having a bbq almost every night, and one evening we were scratching around for something to have with homemade burgers. I decided to experiment with making some basic buns. Et voila! I discovered that a novice can crack out a … Read More

TEST – Monday Night Lentil Pie

So-called because you top it with leftover roast potatoes from the weekend. I made this alongside a beef cottage pie and it was already so tasty. I’m hoping you testers can suggest a few changes to get the lentils banging. Then I’ll think of something witty to say in the forenote. Alex Thurman – Feed … Read More

TEST – Oven-baked pork and veg meatballs

Don’t be put off by the effort of homemade meatballs, these are baked in the oven so that the cooking is handsfree. And if you don’t have time to make the meatballs, you can make the mixture into a quick meatloaf or burger patties instead, just be sure that they are cooked through. They’re brilliantly … Read More

Beef Rendang

I must admit, I was planning to make a beef Massaman when I went to the shop to grab the usual Bart’s paste I use, but it was out of stock. So, scratching around for a curry paste that would work well with the beef I’d already bought, I found The Spice Tailor’s Beef Rendang … Read More

Carnitas and flatbreads – Pork Fajitas

Slow cooking inexpensive cuts of meats is the budget way to eat like a king. Here the method of slow cooking the meat in a rub rather than submerged in liquid creates a far tougher end result in comparison to most other slow-cooked meats, but it carries a whole lot of flavour that will make … Read More

Simple Cheesy Pasta

Alex Thurman – Feed the Brood Serves 4-6244Simple Cheesy PastaIt’s taken me the last 8 years to get the roux down, but I can make it now without scales or measures now. Sometimes I add onions and garlic to the base, but today, I just went simple as. If this were Masterchef they’d be shaking … Read More

SARDINE FISHCAKES

MASTERPLAN WEEK 7 Serves 4-6318SARDINE FISHCAKESTinned sardines are an acquired taste, but in these fishcakes, they will win everyone over. You’ll be surprised at how little else is needed to accompany these badboys, but they’re like a complete meal in one fistful! And cheap as chips too! You’re welcome 🙂 20 min Save Recipe Print … Read More