Dijon chicken + roots + braised red cabbage

Its begining to feel cold and wintry up here in the Peak District and I don’t think it will be long before we ge tthe first flurries of snow! After a chilly but sunny bike on the trails today, we wanted something warming and hearty for Sunday dinner, and this Dijon chicken was just that. The deep…

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 one pot too so less to…

chicken, cider + tarragon onepot

This delicious casserole is a celebration of fabulous spring produce! Making the most of jersey royals, leeks and spring chicken, it’s super easy to make and great just served with a pile of spring greens. Perfect for a Sunday, enjoy Mrs H x Serves 6, smartpoints 6 per portion 6 chicken breasts Medium Butternut squash,…

fish, leek + watercress bake

After the decadence and richness of last nights fabulous Burn’s supper which included haggis, cranachan and Drambuie cheesecake, an infusion of lighter food is needed today!  This fish bake can be rustled up quickly and delivers an overdose of folate and flavour!  Served with mash and plenty of greens (I especially love lemon and olive…

lighter lancashire hotpot 

I do love Sundays. Nothing better than a little lie-in with a lovely brekkie, followed by a walk in the peaks and a onepot comforting dinner to come home to.  Not feeling it today though as I’m suffering with unwanted leg pain (whether I’m heading towards a relapse or the teeny bit of dancing I…

braised beef + porcini

My boys love a good Sunday stew in the darker months and this hits the spot after a wintry Sunday stroll and explore. Deep, dark and earthy, the beef melts in the mouth due to cooking low and slow in the oven. It can be prepared pretty quickly, and banged in the oven within 15 minutes and then…