Spaghetti Vongole

I LOVE vongole, such simple flavours but so satisfying. I used to have a set recipe that I used, but after reading Samin Nosrat’s Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, I made a few changes to my method and it definitely added a little something. I actually tend to use tagliatelle for this, but spaghetti is traditional, or…

Moroccan Flash-Fried Chicken

My mum used to cook this for me as a teenager and I always loved it, even though no one else in our family was that fussed about it. Whenever I asked for it, almost everyone else in the family rolled their eyes and I could NEVER understand why. It’s got such lovely flavours and…

Chicken & Black Pudding Pie

There is nothing more satisfying on a gloomy day as tucking into a warm, hearty pie. This recipe for chicken and black pudding pie is a favourite in our house, with a rich, creamy gravy to envelop all the meaty goodness. Try to choose a flavoursome black pudding. I get mine from Donald Butchers in…

Halloumi & Moroccan Couscous

Here’s a great quick and simple dish for those working lunches, my recipe for grilled halloumi with Moroccan style couscous. I used giant couscous here simply because I prefer the texture, but you could use normal if you can’t find it. Takes about 15 minutes to put together but feels a bit more special than…