This sauce is so dead easy to make — it really would be more work to go to the store to buy it!
This recipe has a high futz factor. But it is such a good vegetarian dish, the meat-eaters at the table will ignore the roast and dig into the vegetarians’ dinner!
A nice, yummy rice pudding.
A very good, comfort-food dessert.
A hearty, tasty rendition of Brussels Sprouts.
This is a very hearty vegetable side dish that has everything going for it comfort-food wise: a cheese sauce, bacon, and even buttered bread crumbs on top. You can even make this ahead.
This is a creamy purée of cauliflower enriched with cream and butter, and seasoned with nutmeg. It makes for a very nice side splodge on your plate.
A classic English pudding recipe.
This recipe has a way of making potatoes taste like springtime.
A very quick trifle recipe.
A way to zip up an ordinary loaf of white made in a bread machine.
A hearty, inexpensive dish.
If you’re up an hour before everyone else on the weekend, it will seem to them like you’ve fussed since the crack of dawn to make this, but it’s dead easy. It’s also a great brunch dish.
The rich aroma of the butter, garlic, sage and white wine will make them ravenous. Combine that with the look of the melted, broiled cheese, and they’ll be clawing their way into the kitchen when you’re making this.
Delicious cheesy fritters
They’ll think you fussed forever with savoury pastry squares. Good as a light lunch with a quick, leafy salad on the side.
A good introduction to sprouts for those who are Brussels sprouts hesitant.
A dead-easy way to make bland cauliflower into an asked-for dish.
Chelsea Buns are sweet, individual serving-sized buns made from yeast-risen dough enriched with an egg. They are sticky and sweet. They are baked together in a pan with sides touching; you tear them apart to serve. The dough is not sweet in itself, though the bun ends up sweet owing to the toppings. The dough…
You can make these patties a day ahead and refrigerate, or even make ahead and freeze. Nice served with a salad made with watercress or rocket / arugula.
A rich soup, nice in small portions as a starter
This is a surprisingly easy dish considering the amazing flavours in it. The dish also provides a wonderful sauce, so make a vegetable side — such as broccoli, cauliflower, mashed potato, etc — to pour the sauce onto: you won’t want to waste a drop of this sauce.
This pie has a gorgeous filling, a gorgeous crust, and so few ingredients! Yet the flavours of the chicken, chestnut mushrooms and white wine come through in a memorable dish.
The only real bit of work in this is making the crumble, but the crumble topping is worth it.