Category Archives: Meat main courses

Chicken with fennel and tarragon

I love the aniseed flavour and fragrance of fennel and tarragon and it goes perfectly with chicken. Add leeks, a white wine and cream sauce, serve with some creamy, buttery mash and you’ve got a real winner of a dinner … Continue reading

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Spicy shepherds pie

These early autumn days can be warm and sunny but the minute the sun goes down it’s properly chilly. It’s time to bring out the big comfort food guns and this spicy shepherd’s pie is just the job. A real … Continue reading

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Cauliflower and leek cheese with chorizo gratin

I do love a good cauliflower cheese as a midweek supper with some fat brown sausages on the side. To ring the changes, add some steamed leeks or broccoli to the cauliflower cheese, a gratin layer of thin chorizo slices … Continue reading

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Braised sausages with orzo and peppers

I got this beautiful black Chasseur casserole dish for Christmas and it’s perfect for cooking dishes that need breadth not depth. I love braised sausages and my butcher makes lots of different varieties – the Cambridge, Old English, Bury Bangers, … Continue reading

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