Category Archives: Meat main courses

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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Goan-style beef curry

I normally make curry sauces thickened with yoghurt but this delicious Goan-style beef curry is made primarily with rich beef stock and coconut (toddy) vinegar. Chunks of beef are braised in the spiced stock and reduced to a dark, silky … Continue reading

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Traybake roast chicken on a bed of chorizo and chickpeas

Traybake dishes are brilliant for time-pressed cooks and this one really delivers on flavour too. The chorizo, spices and harissa flavour the onions, peppers and chickpeas with the parsnip dice adding a delicious sweetness. I used whole chicken legs from … Continue reading

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