A modification of the traditional potato and cabbage or kale dish, with chunks of potato and a rich cheesiness that my dad exclaims over. Using milk instead of cream makes it healthier.
For a speedy, sweet treat to end a meal, serve bananas in a sticky and nutty sauce, with ice cream. It's a fun, retro dessert given a modern zesty twist with orange, which balances the richness perfectly. Delicious!
Make the most of home-grown tomatoes when they're plump, juicy and plentiful, and bursting with flavour.
With its vibrant taste and colour, this healthy soup offers a refreshing light winter lunch or supper.
Perfect for vegetarians, but great for meat-eaters too, this hearty rice dish made with starchy short-grain rice is wonderfully rich and satisfying.
Nourishing lentils are great value and very good for you. The warm spices and rich coconut milk combine to create an intoxicatingly flavoured dish.
A must try, this recipe combines sauteed asparagus, bacon and rocket with linguine; a special bright flavour comes from fresh lemon juice. It's simple and tasty!
My own take on a classic Italian dish.
This pasta sauce takes minutes to make and makes use of all the odds and ends in the fridge, great for those nights when you're home late from work and haven't the time to shop! Use whatever you have in the fridge - for example, use red pepper instead of green if that's what you have. It'll still taste fab!
This heart-warming soup is perfect for a chilly evening. It's packed full of vegetables and mixed pulses, making it an excellent source of fibre. Enjoy it with some crusty French bread to mop up the delicious liquid.
Make the most of brussels sprouts while they're in season. This delicious, nutritious soup is perfect winter food – so enjoy it when sprouts are piled high in the shops.
Toss colourful sautéed summer vegetables with tagliatelle for a quick and easy meal.
Enjoy this spicy pumpkin soup at Halloween. Carve the pumpkin shell into a spooky-looking lantern, and use the scooped-out flesh to make the soup.
A beautiful homemade supper that will never go out of fashion. A home-cooked, rustic treat.
A Scottish favourite, this is a hearty and comforting meal.
A classic and easy chicken curry that's better than any takeaway. Serve hot with naan or rice.
Transform tinned cream of mushroom soup into a creamy sauce for pork chops. Quick and easy, but very delicious. One of my family's favourites served over brown rice.
This healthy chicken and vegetable casserole makes an easy mid-week meal. To make it even quicker, you could use supermarket washed-and-cut carrots and broccoli, ready to go from packet to pan. Mixed wild and long-grain rice goes well with the casserole, and adds sustaining and nourishing carbohydrate.
This rich meal-in-a-bowl combines beef with vegetables and dumplings and the three essential ingredients of an authentic goulash – paprika, onions and caraway seeds. Serve with boiled or steamed potatoes.
A great recipe and simple to make. Customise it to your own preferences and enjoy!