Gypsy Tart

Okay, so whilst the name might be a little, er, risque, this delicious pud is a classic. Maybe it’s the melt-in-the-mouth pastry, or the dark twist of the muscovado sugar – either way, it’s easy to make and looks pretty impressive, too. You will need: 400g tin of evaporated milk 250g muscovado sugar pre-cooked shortcrust pastry case, measuring around 10in (either buy or make yourself) … Continue reading Gypsy Tart

Fishfinger Pie

With this glorious summer weather – by which I mean gales, thunderstorms and buckets of rain – in full-swing, this dish is perfect for keeping the hunger pangs at bay, and in my house this is our traditional Christmas Eve feast. The ultimate comfort food, fishfinger pie truly is delicious: enjoy with a chilled glass of white wine, for a dash of sophistication… Serves 3 … Continue reading Fishfinger Pie

Spaghetti Bolognaise

Ah, spaghetti bolognaise. Nothing quite like the wafting aroma of ragu to get the tastebuds twitching. Plus, rake-like Kate Bosworth cites the dish as her favourite food. Mamma mia! Serves 4 You will need: 300g spaghetti 200g lean steak mince 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 8 mid-sized mushrooms, sliced 3 tbsp tomato puree 1 carrot, grated 3 … Continue reading Spaghetti Bolognaise