Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, with Whiskey Cashew Cream

With Burns night tomorrow night, I’m sure you’re all rushing out to buy some haggis! So here’s a healthier alternative to this Scottish classic, even though I’m sure most Scotsmen would consider this version sacrilege: “Ye cannae use sweet tatties ‘n nae cream!!” – Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Cooking Time: 90 Minutes Serves: 3 – … Continue reading

Pan Fried Pheasant with Celeriac & Bacon

You can’t get any better free range meat than eating game. I was lucky enough to have a friend shoot me this pheasant (thanks Frank!), which isn’t an opportunity that comes by very often. Thankfully I didn’t have to pluck it etc myself! Pheasant is the sort of game that has that nice gamey taste … Continue reading

Lamb & Winter Veg Curry with Spiced Cauliflower Rice

The curry menus are always the first that I go for when we’re having a lazy night in with a takeaway, and although we have a great curry house near us, it’s always so much tastier (and of course healthier) to make your own if you can spare the time. Just make sure you’ve always … Continue reading

Low-carb-onara

After asking the members of my Facebook page what I should cook, even if it was unhealthy, this was my first challenge set! In my opinion this spawned something legendary. This one’s for you Roshan! – Preparation Time:  40 Minutes                              Cooking Time: 10 Minutes … Continue reading

The Perfect Roast Chicken

Make sure you cook it on a trivet, baste regularly, and don’t overcook it, and you have the perfect roast chicken. Try this with my chestnut and herb stuffing recipe. – Preparation Time:  10 Minutes                                             … Continue reading

Butternut Squash with Sage

Known as a winter squash, the butternut is still very much in season. They will usually keep in the cupboard for up to a month, but once cut keep in the fridge for 3-5 days max. – Preparation Time:  10 Minutes                            Cooking Time: 15 … Continue reading

Sausage & Bean Casserole

National sausage week demands my favourite sausage dish! One pot dishes are always nice and easy too, you just need to make sure you don’t overcook the veg. I also love this with butter beans. Preparation Time:  15 Minutes                              Cooking Time: 40 Minutes   … Continue reading

Pumpkin Bhaji

With Halloween just around the corner and pumpkins coming into season just in time, I’m sure you’ll all be wondering what to do with them. Here’s a nice and spicy side, great with any Indian curry. Preparation Time:  10 Minutes                              Cooking Time: 25 … Continue reading

Warm Chargrilled Chicken & Med Veg Salad

A hearty salad, full of goodness and great flavours. The only pre-requisite is the chargrill pan as this will fry the ingredients without them sweating in their juices own juices. – Preparation Time:  15 Minutes                              Cooking Time: 35 Minutes           … Continue reading

Roasted Chicken & Veg with Sautéed Cabbage

A dish that is full of different flavours that compliment each other magnificently.  You should finish eating this dish feeling satisfied yet not stuffed. – Preparation Time:  10 Minutes                              Cooking Time: 20 Minutes                       … Continue reading