Recipes

Old Fashioned Bonfire Night

I love parties outdoors, whatever the weather – especially when they involve delicious food. Bonfire night is the perfect excuse to enjoy the company of friends and family and cook up a feast. Here are my favourite 3 classic bonfire night dishes sure to warm the hearts and souls, whoever you’re sharing the evening with! […]

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Lamb Curry

In honour of National Curry Week I’ve recreated one of my favourite curry dishes using the barbecue. As the mercury drops here in the northern hemisphere I’m using my barbecues for more roasting / indirect cooking meaning I can largely leave the coals, gas or pellets to do the work for me while I’m off […]

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Watercress & Beetroot Salad

October is a time when watercress and beetroot enjoy a very narrow window of being in season at the same time. Watercress is coming to a natural close, and beetroot (beets for the N American readers) is in it’s prime at the moment. I love the pepperiness of the watercress and how it makes a […]

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Butternut Squash with Ricotta, Pine Nuts & Sage

After a summer of salads the Autumn crop of colourful vegetables are here and it seems that the colours match the foliage! Butternut squash certainly reminds me of the Canadian burnt oranges and is a beautiful introduction into the pumpkins that are being carved in pumpkin patches across the country. This little dish is a […]

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Moroccan Spiced Hogget Lamb

Recently I was given half a leg of hogget (lamb) by a farmer who farms lambs for my good friends at Honeywell. Paul Keyes and his son Richard farm in the Salwick area of Lancashire’s Fylde coast and they produce some of the tastiest lamb I’ve had! If you’re wondering what hogget is, it’s an […]

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August Bank Holiday BBQ Party

It’s occurred to me before now that the August Bank Holiday weekend really is the Christmas of BBQ season! It’s the pinnacle of the Summer season, the last big hurrah before I hate to say it but the days start getting noticeably shorter, the temperature drops ‘slightly’ and Christmas begins to appear in the shops. […]

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Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone

As you know I’m all about #banishingbbqmyths and showing you thing you didn’t know were possible on a grill. Today’s shot of inspiration is for a dessert! Fruit is always a winner on the BBQ as the high heat of the grill brings out all the sweetness and flavour. Try this recipe for grilled peaches […]

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Blackened Fish Tacos

I thought I’d had tacos before until I visited friends in Chicago 2 years ago. What started out as a casual dining experience fast turned into a mission to search out the best Taco places in Chicago, and now it’s something I do in whenever I’m in the States. They are so fresh and flavoursome […]

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Grilled Padrón Peppers

Padrón peppers take their name from the region where they originate in northwestern Spain. While typically green in colour they can be red or yellow, and depending on how much water they have as they grow they can be spicy or not. Customarily fried in oil and served as tapas this little taste of sunshine […]

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Tequila Salmon

What better excuse to fire up the barbecue than National Tequila Day! This recipe from The Spruce Eats perfectly combines the flavour of tequila with some heat, a little sweetness and a touch of spice, so go on and give it a go this evening. With a 30-40 minute marinade it couldn’t be easier, and […]

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