Ingredient: carrot

Moroccan Bean & Chicken Caserole

Moroccan Bean & Chicken Caserole

This is a great recipe for using up any left over tinned beans. It can also be doubled, making it great for batch cooking as you can freeze it. If I know I have got a busy day the following day, I like to make 

Smoked Haddock Chowder

Smoked Haddock Chowder

This is a great meal for when you just want something simple, tasty, nutritious and comforting. Its nothing fancy but it sure does hit the right spot. Feel free to play around with the vegetables you use and swap the sweet potato for standard if 

Carrot, Leek & Sprout Stir-Fry

Carrot, Leek & Sprout Stir-Fry

I’ve recently discovered how tasty sprouts can be when stir-fried. They work really well with Asian flavours like the sesame and ginger that is in this recipe. It is yet another one of my quick and simple throw everything in the one pan and stir 

Smokey Hake & Sweet Potato Stew

Smokey Hake & Sweet Potato Stew

This simple stew is packed full of smokey flavour, which is enhanced by the use of smoked hake. You could easily use any smoked white fish, such as coley or haddock if you prefer. Its a very warming bowl of nourishment that will also fill 

Slow-Cooked Chicken, Sausage, Root Vegetable & Barley Stew

Slow-Cooked Chicken, Sausage, Root Vegetable & Barley Stew

I’m starting to use my slow-cooker a lot more these days. Its great for when i’m out all day and back late from training, as usually at this point I have very little energy or enthusiasm to cook, and I’m usually already starving. If I 

Miso Fish With Cabbage & Samphire Stir-Fry

Miso Fish With Cabbage & Samphire Stir-Fry

For this recipe I use tusk, a white fish similar to cod or haddock. I’ve never knowingly had it before, but was sent it in last month’s Fishox selection. It was very nice, quite mild in taste and fairly meaty. I would happily eat it 

Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken

About 7 years ago now, when I was still very new to cooking from scratch, I found and followed a recipe for lemon chicken. It was something Neil used to make when he lived on his own, but from using a sauce from a jar, 

Turkey & Cauliflower Biryani

Turkey & Cauliflower Biryani

A biryani is a traditional Indian rice dish containing spices, meat and vegetables, cooked in a thick stock or gravy, over a low flame, for a long time. This recipe is definitely not a traditional recipe, but my speeded up and easy interpretation of the 

Chicken & Mango Stir-Fry

Chicken & Mango Stir-Fry

Quick, simple and tasty, this sweet and spicy stir-fry is great for using up any leftover vegetables you have at the end of the week. I used carrot and broccoli, as well as the mango but pepper, kale, or baby corn would work. I suggest 

Slow-cooked Sausage & Lentil Stew

Slow-cooked Sausage & Lentil Stew

Using a slow-cooker is brilliant for those days when you know you will be late home and will just want to sit down and eat dinner with minimal fuss. You do have to be organised though and prepare it before you leave in the morning, 

Thai Yellow Salmon Curry

Thai Yellow Salmon Curry

Until recently I wasn’t aware that you could get a yellow Thai curry. The more common are red and green. They are named for the colour of chilli that is used. Red Thai curry is the spiciest and in traditional Thai cookery people have been 

Prawn & Vegetable Korma

Prawn & Vegetable Korma

Making my own curry paste is something I would like to try one day, but for now it is quicker and easier to buy and use ready made curry paste. It doesn’t stop me adding in extra spices, which I do quite happily to put