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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Food & Drink: Festive meal ideas

Like many who love to cook, I adore this time of year, it excites my creativity. So many dishes to plan and think about, food is rarely far from my mind. I’d like to say I start with a plan, but I don’t. Instead I tend to let my imagination go and see where it…

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Sage & thyme Yorkshire pudding recipe

What roast dinner is complete without proper Yorkshire puddings? This Yorkshire pudding recipe will knock your socks off. Plus its super easy to make. Planning Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15-20 minutes Total time: 25-30 minutes Makes: 12 Ingredients 250g plain flour Pinch of salt ½ tsp fresh thyme, leaves only ½ tsp crushed deep-fried sage leaves…

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Best roasted potatoes recipe: Crunchy sage & polenta potatoes

Looking for the best roasted potatoes recipe? You’ve found it! Sage gives the potatoes an earthy taste.  Planning Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 60 minutes to 70 minutes Total time: 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 20 minutes  Serves: 8 Cook’s tip: Parboil the potatoes the night before you need them, drain and dry…

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Recipe: Vegetable & chestnut lasagne

Planning Vegetarian Preparation time:20 minutes Cooking time:35 minutes to 40 minutes Total time:55 minutes to 1 hour Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 tbsp oil 750g bag frozen essential Waitrose Grilled Vegetable Mix 200g pack cooked and peeled chestnuts, roughly chopped 400g can chopped tomatoes  300g pack fresh lasagne sheets 250g pack Italian Ricotta 50ml milk 75g cheddar,…

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Recipe: Sticky roast parsnips & carrots

Nothing beats roast parsnips as a side dish. This lovely roasted veg is delicious and easy to make.   Planning Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes to 35 minutes Total time: 40 minutes to 45 minutes  Serves: 6 Cook’s tip: Peel and quarter the veg then toss with all the remaining ingredients other than the…

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