Shepherd’s Pie

An easy, comforting meal ideal for those cold nights when you want something satisfying and delicious that will warm you up from the inside. It’s always made with lamb. Always. An easy way to remember this is that ‘shepherds shepherd sheep’. Just picture the words from the old carol: “While shepherds watched their flocks by night, All…

Chicken, Mango & Paneer Curry

My dad hails from the beautiful island of Mauritius and so growing up, delicious curries with exotic spices made up our evening meal as often as fish and chips or steak and kidney pie. That’s why I feel so lucky, because I grew up around the unusual, the colourful and the outlandish. I wasn’t afraid…

Twelfth-Night Bolognese

At the end of Christmas, I find that the last thing left dwindling in the back of the fridge is cheese. Cheese that proudly graced many-a-board or was ruthlessly pilfered at in the dead of the night when you’re standing in your pyjamas using the fridge light to salaciously break away nuggets of the good…