Beef brisket cottage pie with oak smoked cheddar & jalapeño mash

🌟Cottage pie glow up!🌟 Soft and melting beef brisket, a luscious umami packed gravy and a tongue tingler of mash top using oak smoked cheddar with jalapeños, this was the ultimate belly warmer for saying hello to Autumn! Perfect fodder after a lovely long walk! The slow cooker does the bulk of the work, or…

Harissa lentil & roast veg bake

This is a really nutritious, veggie and protein packed meat-free supper. Not far off a moussaka but pimped up to a new level with rose harissa and made lighter with the lusciously thick and creamy @timsdairyyogurt natural yogurt and feta soufflé top. Also rammed full of sneakily blitzed veg but with some chunky veg for…

Meatball lasagne

A most welcome refuel after a gorgeous fam ride 🚴‍♀️this afternoon in the white peak. It sounds idyllic but 4K in and a snapped chain for me 🙈 Mr H had to bike it back home to get the car and bring his mtb for me to ride – so I won’t be able to…

Spanish Roast chicken + chorizo

Sundays in the Harris house house means only one thing, a roast dinner! My boys love all the roast incarnations as long as I serve up giant yorkshire puds and cauliflower cheese!  This recipe is a wonderful alternative to the usual Roast chicken and the flavour is amazing. It’s all done in one pot too…

Summer roast chicken + herb aioli

We’ve not had a roast for yonks and I still can’t bring myself to make yorkies in this heat, much to the boys disgust obvs 😆 so cue this lovely hands off herby lemony roast chicken that ooooozes summer vibes. Perfect served al fresco with roast potatoes, greens and an ice cold glass of white….

Peri peri fillet of beef with broccoli slaw

My summer Sunday dinner of dreams…peri peri seasoned fillet hauled on the coals, and served with chimichurri and a cooling crunchy nutritious broccoli slaw 🌿 No chance of any kind of roast in this heat, even the Yorkshire puddings can do one ☝️ I did do some cheeky little crunchy seasoned roasties though which were…

3 lions (3 sausage) chilli loaded wedges

🦁🦁🦁 Lions (aka 3 sausage) chilli loaded wedges This match fit supper, features the holy grail of sosaaaage; hearty Cumberland, smoky chorizo and spicy ‘nduja 😍😍😍 In Max’s words Let’s goooo boyzzzzz! Let’s hope the second half performance is as mouthwatering as this chilli! (Soz 😝) Recipe below! Serves 4-5 Ingredients; 6 Cumberland sausage, skinned…

Sticky Persian leg of lamb

The ultimate of summer roasts (even though it’s been monsooning on and off all day ☔️! ) Sticky, unctious and melt in the mouth, this ticked all the summer Sunday boxes, served with some glorious golden roasties and a beautiful chopped salad á la @melizcooks . I could eat this on repeat…really easy too….checkout the…

Lentil Pesto gnocchi bake

I’ve been meaning to post this for ages but time has ran away with me lately 🤪 – I actually think I prefer the quieter climes of lockdown (I need to be careful what I wish for though😳🤪!) Anyway this is a dream of a gnocchi dish, budget friendly and dead easy to make. My…

Braised beef and aubergine curry

There’s only one dish to make when it’s Friday and England are on the telly…..Curry!!! This is a gorgeous fragrant not too spicy slow cooked curry, really hands off so let the oven do its magic! The gorgeous aubergine #gifted by @lovemysalad just melts to create a beautiful sauce. Perfect with fluffy naans and all…

Jerk salmon & rice salad with mango salsa

Oh yes summer has indeed arrived in the peaks with this sunny platter of fresh, zingy tastiness! Chop chop sizzle and it’s done and probs most of your five a day too! This was so good topped with a dollop of @doctor_wills No sugar chilli mayo 👌🏻 The young guns wouldn’t have the salad but…

Summer pot roast chicken pie

Oh I do love an ingredient challenge or invention test so when @lovecelery kindly sent me their #themirepoixchallenge I jumped at the opportunity to create something tasty for my gang and you guys If you’re wondering what ‘mirepoix’ is it’s a mixture of chopped onion, carrot and celery used in a 2:1:1 ratio and forms…

Pizza night!

Pizza night 🍕 Chimichurri steak pizza for us and cheeseburger pizzas for the boyz. First time cooking with the @oonihq in the sunshine and it was wonderful, makes a change from the wild Narnia weather we have cooked in before 🐻‍❄️🥶 The pizzas can be cooked in an oven too. Just set the heat to…

Turkish beef kofte

Oooof we do love a bit of kofte, so when I was sent some beautiful fresh meat and veggies to try from @yourukfarmer I couldn’t resist playing around with Turkish spicing and make these bad boys! Packed full of juicy flavour and a little heat, they went down a treat with the boys! I served…

Sichuan braised brisket with aubergine & shitake

Part 2 of a delicious fakeaway feast featuring @typhoonhousewares This dish is perfect for Mother’s days celebrations, a special dinner the whole family will give the thumbs up to. Cooked and served in this beautiful but robust ‘World foods range’ casserole dish along with rice/bao buns and a pile of steamed greens or Pak Choi….