Recipe: Turkey and ham pie with leeks

This turkey and ham pie recipe is a classic and perfect for leftovers. Preparation time: 30 minutes + chilling Cooking time: 45 minutes Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes + chilling Serves: 6 – 8 Ingredients FOR THE PASTRY 450g plain flour 50g jar poppy seeds 100g butter, cold and cut into cubes 100g lard, cold…

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Skandi-style smoked salmon salad with beetroot

Vibrant and earthy, beetroot makes a bold statement here but the subtle oak-smoked salmon and herby dill add a beautiful contrast for a well-balanced dish. This recipe will soon become your favourite smoked salmon salad recipe! Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Total time: 30 minutes  Serves: 4 Ingredients 650g Charlotte Potatoes 1 small red onion,…

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Roasted cauliflower & sweet potato salad

This roasted cauliflower recipe is a healthy and satisfying vegan meal PLUS it provides 2 of your 5 a day! Cook’s tip: Cooking the veg under foil steams them before they’re roasted so they’re tender inside and crisp outside.  2 of your 5 a day Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 50 minutes Total time:…

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Recipe: Lentil salad with cauliflower

This lentil salad recipe is super easy to make and good for you too! Make it as a salad or a main dish! Total time: 10 minutes  Serves: 2 Ingredients 1 small cauliflower, cut into florets 400g can black beluga lentils, drained and rinsed 4 salad onions, thinly sliced 75g cashew nuts, toasted 1 carrot, coarsely…

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Recipe: Butternut squash macaroni cheese with sage

This recipe is a great way to use butternut squash. It includes the classic combination of butternut squash and sage to give it a further richness. Cook’s tip: You can make this in advance, but do not bake. Simply leave to cool, then cover and chill until needed. Reheat in a medium oven until piping…

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Let’s not put a price on a happy Christmas

A news story out last week revealed that grandparents will spend £67.62 on gifts for each of their grandchildren this Christmas. This story made my heart sink for a couple of reasons. On one hand, I know that it should be taken with a pinch of salt. It was a story created by an insurance…

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