Secret Green Sauce Spaghetti

Ingredients 400g spaghetti 100g bag baby spinach 140g frozen pea small bunch basi, leaves picked, a few reserved to serve 3 tbsp green pesto 150ml pot single cream 50g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), grated, plus a little extra to serve Method Prepare the spaghetti stalking restorative manual. Meanwhile, moil the hollow, put the vegetable...

Rack of Venison, Roasted Carrots & Forager Sauce

Ingredients 8 medium carrots, washed and peeled 4 star anise 100g butter 12 juniper berries 1 tsp dried thyme 4 ½ tbsp rapeseed oil 2 x 6-bone racks of venison, French trimmed 1 banana shallot, finely chopped 1 litre brown chicken stock 50ml sloe gin 150g blackberries Method Warmth oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6....

Beef & Bacon Meatloaf

Ingredients sunflower oil, for greasing 85g pack sage & onion stuffing mix 1 beef stock cube 8 rashers smoked streaky bacon 500g pack beef mince (avoid very cheap packs; use one with less than 20% fat) Method Modify oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and oil the internal of a 900g bread tin. Tip the...

Barbecued Pork with Sage, Lemon & Prosciutto

Ingredients 85g pack of prosciutto juice of 3 lemons, zest finely grated 3 tbsp fresh sage  leaves, roughly chopped 3 x 350-450g/12oz-1lb pork tenderloins, trimmed of any fat oil for brushing 50g butter, chilled and cut into thin slices sage sprigs, to garnish Method Zip together the prosciutto, the season of trinity and the juice...

Herb-Studded Roast loin of Pork with Apple & Cider Gravy

 Ingredients 1.8kg piece of rolled and tied pork loin with the skin scored 2 garlic cloves, sliced into thin slivers small bunch rosemary, broken into small sprigs 3 bay leaves, torn 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 1 Bramley apple, peeled, quartered, cored and roughly sliced 1 tbsp sunflower oil 2 tbsp...

Lamb Souvlaki Skewers

Ingredients 1½ kg lamb leg or shoulder (fat trimmed), cut into chunks 100ml olive oil 100ml red wine 2 tsp dried oregano zest and juice 2 lemons 2 garlic cloves, crushed To serve flatbread, shredded red cabbage (tossed with lemon juice), cucumber, tomato, chilli sauce and natural yogurt Method Put the innocent into a rangy...

Crispy Chinese Duck with Peaches

Ingredients 1 duck, about 2-2½ kg/4lb 8oz-5lb 8oz 1 peach 2 tsp Chinese five-spice powder 2 tsp Sichuan pepper 2 tsp sea salt jasmine rice and shredded spring onions, to serve For the peaches 5 peaches, halved and stoned 2 tbsp honey 2 tbsp Japanese or rice wine vinegar 3 tbsp sesame oil 2...

Thai Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup

Ingredients 1 tsp olive or rapeseed oil 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped 2cm chunk root ginger, chopped 1 stalk lemongrass, bashed 1 x 25g pack coriander, leaves and stalks chopped separately 2 tbsp red Thai curry paste 750ml chicken stock (made with 2 stock cubes) 1 small can (160ml)...

Chicken Casserole with Herby Dumplings

Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 celery  stick 1 leek, finely sliced 300ml strong chicken stock 250g sweetcorn  (use fresh or frozen), half of it crushed lightly with a fork 200g greens (such as spinach or kale), finely sliced small bunch chives, finely snipped For the chicken base 25g butter 25g plain flour 250ml...

Tuna Arrabbiata Pasta Gratin

Ingredients 1 tsp olive oil 1 red and 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced 2 garlic cloves, crushed pinch crushed dried chillies 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes 50g mixed pitted olives, whole or roughly chopped (optional) pinch caster sugar 250g wholemeal pasta shapes 2 x 200g cans tuna steak in spring water, drained...