Me & Hugh: Spicy Carrot & Chickpea Pitta Pocket

Serves two You will need: Knob of butter 1 tsp cumin 2 tbs paprika 2 large carrots, sliced 1 clove of garlic Squeeze of lemon Tin of chickpeas 3 pittas 4 tbs plain yoghurt How is it that some things are greater than the sum of their parts. For example, an orchestra, or Uruguay in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa or the large … Continue reading Me & Hugh: Spicy Carrot & Chickpea Pitta Pocket

Lamb & Harissa Meatballs

On Monday night I made these spicy meatballs, I served them with spaghetti but they’d also be lovely with cous cous and a dollop of yoghurt. Using ready made harissa paste is a quick and easy way of adding lots of flavour without spending hours over the stove. It works perfectly with lamb and adds a nice kick to the sauce, without being too spicy. … Continue reading Lamb & Harissa Meatballs


Paprika Roasted Pumpkin & Chicken

Having never used pumpkin in cooking before, I decided to adapt an already favourite recipe of mine to try it out. After tasting this, I’m certain I’ll be using it again — it’s delicious! I used this in place of a Sunday roast and it worked very well. It’s warming and filling, so perfect for cold autumn days, and take surprisingly little work to make. … Continue reading Paprika Roasted Pumpkin & Chicken