Baked Loaded Potatoes

All your favourite things in one pot with cheese on top! It’s a fun and easy dish to have bubbling away in the oven while you are busy with other things. Serve it as a main with a loaf of crusty bread and a sharp green salad on the side, or use it as a […]

Southern Smothered Potatoes

Gosh these are so good – and a wonderful change from the humble mash. I’ve given quantities for a kilo of potatoes for 4-6 servings, but you’ll want to double that. I promise. The potatoes soak up all of the delicious, salty, buttery, browned flavour and are the most delicious. Print Recipe Southern Smothered Potatoes […]

Butternut Pumpkin Soup

Soup weather is almost here (although if you’re me, every weather is soup weather – even in summer!) and pumpkin is one of the easiest to get the family to eat. Butternut pumpkin can be a bit on the delicate side of flavoured, so do feel free to bump it up with some rich stock, […]

Irish champ with spring onions

In honour of St Paddy’s Day, let’s have some potatoes! With greens! If you don’t know any Irish folks who can explain to you how to have the fluffiest mashed potato ever, turn to YouTube: there are a few videos with hints and tips for the full Eire way. My go-to is always: hot milk […]

Middle-Eastern Vegetable Salad

This is such a simple dish rich with the honest, earthy flavour of the veg, and a tangy, sharp dressing. The obligatory handful of fresh herbs over the top ties it all together for the salad you won’t be able to stop making all summer long. This kind of salad (or even this kind of […]

Home Fries

home-fries

A true American classic, home fries. these are breakfast potatoes that should make an appearance worldwide. Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, all jumbled up with sweet fried onions and a little kick from the chilli. Throw an egg on top and there’s your weekend! Print Recipe Home Fries Votes: 1 Rating: 5 […]

Jamie’s Chicken

Jamie's Chicken

Many, many years ago we discovered this recipe in one of Jamie Oliver’s cookbooks and it has become a household staple ever since. It’s perfect winter comfort food and is super easy to make. It’s also a handy dish to serve when entertaining guests for dinner! The flavours work so well together you’ll be wishing […]

Japanese Potato Salad

This is such a delicious dish, and a perfect way of using the lovely potatoes, carrots and cucumber we’ve been getting lately. Ubiquitous across Japan, this potato salad is available in hotels, restaurants, fast-food places, supermarkets and convenience stores across the land. It’s sweet but piquant, and super fun to eat with chopsticks. And yes […]