Ingredient: cooked chestnuts

Red Cabbage, Chestnuts & Cranberries

Red Cabbage, Chestnuts & Cranberries

I served this dish alongside my attempt at toad in the hole. The toad in the hole still needs a little work on it, I haven’t quite mastered Yorkshire pudding yet, but the red cabbage was delicious. The combination of ingredients was inspired from a 

Roast Bacon, Sprout & Chestnut Lentil Salad

Roast Bacon, Sprout & Chestnut Lentil Salad

This makes a festive, nutritious and filling lunch or small dinner. If you want to make it more substantial, then add some roasted sweet potato to the mix or serve it with some toast. Roasting the bacon allows it to crisp up nicely and the 

Chestnut Pesto Pasta with Spinach & Mushrooms

Chestnut Pesto Pasta with Spinach & Mushrooms

This is a homemade pesto with a difference. Great for that festive time of the year if you have any chestnuts that need using. If you don’t have chestnuts then the classic pine nuts would work just as well. I served mine with some venison