recipes

Chicken Drummies with a Blueberry BBQ Glaze

A big old bowl of drummies has got to be the ultimate comfort food. This blueberry glaze is a sweet twist on the classic. Oh man, writing this is making me hungry. Cooking time: 15 min prep, 45 min cooking, (1 hr total). To wash up: 1 board and knife, […]

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Blueberry Salad with Grilled Peaches, Pine Nuts & Feta

This one is inspired by the brilliant Maria from Two Peas and Their Pod, it smacks of summer. Perfect for a grey March Monday in foggy London town. It’s brtually simple, the sweet fruity taste of the peaches doesn’t need much faffing with to taste great. Cooking time: 10 mins […]

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Broccoli & Parmesan Fritters

How to cook broccoli for people who don’t like broccoli? Smother it in cheese and fry it maybe? Yup, that’ll do it. This one is actually still pretty healthy and quite a bit of fun to make. Oh and they taste great too. Cooking time: 10 mins prep, 10 mins […]

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Broccoli & Chorizo Puff Slice

The buttery goodness of filo pastry takes a lot of beating, especially when swimming in the juices of freshly fried chorizo and broccoli. This is a bit of a special one that is actually a lot easier than it looks. Cooking time: 10 misn prep, 30 mins cooking, (40 mins […]

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Broccoli Mac ‘n’ Cheese

A firm family favourite, this recipe works great with broccoli, spinach, kale or any hearty green that can stand up to the creamy cheesy deliciousness that is this sauce. Goes great with crab meat too. Cooking time: 5 mins prep, 25 – 30 mins cooking, (30 – 35 mins total). […]

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Bacon Wrapped & Beer Battered Chicken Tenders

Beer? yup. Bacon? yup. Hot sauce? yup. What else do you need? Cooking time: 10 mins prep, 15 mins cooking, (25 mins total). To wash up: 1 board and knife, 1 baking tray, 1 mixing bowl, 1 frying pan. Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes, cut into wedges 100g of plain flour […]

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Creamy Bacon Carbonara

This isn’t a proper carbonara, it’s a cheap slutty knock-off. I have subbed the expensive pancetta and pecorino cheese for bacon and parmesan. That way it fits the Colouring Cook rules and saves a bit of money to buy the wine to go with. Cooking time: 5 misn prep, 15 […]

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Apple, Red Onion & Bacon Puff Pastry

This recipe is based on that of Ren Behan, all credit for the idea goes to her. I just love the way the apples soak up the bacon and onion juices. Takes a pretty standard fruit to a new level. Cooking time: 15 mins prep, 30 mins cooking, (45 mins total). […]

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Volcano Potatoes

Who doesn’t love a slow baked jacket potato? no one that’s who. Volcano potatoes are like jackets but with added gooey cheese. A match made in heaven. Cooking time: 15 mins prep, 45 mins cooking, (1hr total). To wash up: 1 baking tray, 1 board and knife. Ingredients 4 jacket […]

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Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

A stuffed mushroom is a bit of a pub grub classic and this version is no different. A fancy starter for a dinner party or as the hero of a meal served with pasta or a steaming jacket. Also tastes great with bacon. Cooking time: To wash up: 1 chopping […]

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