Type: Simple lazy

April 26, 2021

Mint and pistachio chocolate fridge cake

This is called a chocolate fridge cake but it should be seen as a bit of a larder cake as well, using…

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Squid and red pepper stew

This is a one-pot dish, big on flavour, which simmers away for just 30 minutes while you get on with something else…

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Prawn and corn fritters

These work as both a snack before supper or as a starter with an avocado and gem lettuce salad. They also work…

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Spring roast chicken with preserved lemon

I’m not the first to combine lemon, garlic and chicken – and I won’t be the last – but sometimes it’s good…

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Chicken Marbella

This is a dish I regularly cook for friends. All the work is done in advance – you can marinate it for…

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Slow-cooked lamb shoulder with mint and cumin

This is a feast of a meal, served with something like butterbeans – gently mashed with the cooking juices from the lamb…

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Lamb and pistachio patties with sumac yoghurt sauce

These patties are lovely as a snack or as part of a feast at a barbecue. If you want to make them…

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Beef meatballs with lemon and celeriac

I often say that my favourite food is the sort that can, at once, comfort, surprise and delight. This dish (as is…

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Lamb siniyah

This is the Middle Eastern equivalent of shepherd’s pie, with a tahini crust standing in for the layer of mashed potato. It’s…

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