Lemon, honey and mustard chicken drumsticks

Lemon, honey and mustard chicken drumsticks by Katie Bryson for Parentdish.co.uk

These chicken drummers are simple to prepare, have bags of flavour and can be served up with any number of sides depending on your family’s tastes. I think they go well with crusty bread to mop up the juices and a big bowl of fresh green salad, but they’d be equally at home with fluffy […]

Valentine meal: Crispy spiced chicken

Crispy spiced chicken with duchess potatoes

Crispy spiced chicken with Gran Luchito mayo served with duchess potatoes, watercress and cherry tomatoes roasted on the vine… If you’re staying in on February 14, but fancy cooking up a treat for your Valentine then here’s a really simple but supremely tasty recipe to woo them with. The chicken breast is coated with delicious […]

Festive glazed ham

Festive glazed ham on feedingboys.co.uk

When you cook this festive glazed ham your kitchen will instantly smell of Christmas. I slowly and gently simmered the meat in a liquor of coca cola and cloves, then after adding a sticky glaze of mustard, soft brown sugar and orange zest, I roasted it until it was glistening and the meat falling apart. […]

Lemon and pesto gnocchi with turkey

Lemon, pesto and turkey gnocchi

Finding uses for leftover Christmas turkey is never going to go out of fashion, and on that note I’ve been challenged to do just that in a family-friendly recipe that costs under £10 by the Lean on Turkey campaign. When we’ve had a roast turkey or chicken I routinely strip the bird of any leftover meat, wrap […]

Marco Pierre White’s Christmas Turkey Tips

Marco Pierre White's Christmas Turkey Masterclass

Are you hosting Christmas this year? Are your knees already knocking at the thought of banging out a feast for the five thousand? Does cooking with turkey terrify you? Maybe it’s the only time of year you cook with the bird. Well here’s a handy guide to taking the stress out of the Christmas Roast […]

Sausage and apple toad in the hole

Sausage and apple toad in the hole on feedingboys.co.uk

Waitrose are championing the British apple this month, and will be stocking loads of home grown varieties that you may  not have heard of like Estivale and Suffolk Pink. Do you tend to stick to the same varieties no matter how far they’ve travelled? Well I’ve been challenged by Waitrose to try using a British […]

Meatball pasta bake

Meatball pasta bake - photo by Sharron Gibson for UKTV

This pot of loveliness is pork and beef meatballs nestled into pasta in a roasted vegetable sauce with chunks of torn mozzarella and a crispy herb topping. If you’ve got a crowd coming for lunch over the Easter holidays, then this would be the perfect dish to plonk on a board in the middle of the […]

Winter one pot recipes

Mediterranean vegetable bake - photo by Sharron Gibson

If there’s ever a time for one pot recipes that you can sling in the oven with minimal fuss, then it has to be now. First week back after half term and we’re all trying to adjust back into functioning on a schedule, rather than schlepping around in PJs for the best part of the […]

Sticky lime, soy and honey chicken

Sticky chicken

This was a quick meal, thrown on the table in a matter of minutes. The only preparation was done earlier in the day – chopping up the chicken thighs and then lavishing upon them a marinade of dark soy sauce, runny honey and the zest and juice of a lime. Salty and sweet with a […]

Turkey, brie and cranberry parcels with winter slaw

turkey, brie and cranberry parcels with winter slaw

Sponsored post I’ve been challenged to come up with a delicious meal idea that uses up leftover Christmas turkey by the Lean on Turkey campaign. So after enjoying a slap up roast dinner this week, I squirrelled away the leftover meat and plotted what delights I could create with it. I thought about curry, but […]