My favourite bolognese

I think that sometimes the simplest things done incredibly well make the biggest impact. That’s why I’m posting this bolognese. One simple trick turns ordinary mince into something extraordinary. Bake your mince! Don’t fry it. Bake it. Sounds weird I know- I saw the idea in Tom Kerridge’s book but then when he explained it it…


Venison and squash tagine

Forget Jamie’s 30 minute meals, fast cooking for me is all about casseroles, curries and tagines; cooked in the time it takes to find and boil the peas. Certainly faster than calling for a takeaway. Well almost. It would be more accurate to say reheats in the time it takes find and boil the peas….

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Fiery chipotle beef brisket

With Thursday marking the start of Great British Beef Week what else could possibly feature on today’s post?! Beef it is. Maybe I am bias, having spent my childhood summers on our family’s cattle farm in Scotland, but British beef is fantastic! Cows have been kept on our brilliant little island for over 6,000 years,…