Spicy smoked mackerel with yoghurt dip

Although this takes a bit of time, it’s actually really low effort and it’s a great way to get a portion of your Vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids. What you need (for 2): 750g of carrots, sweet potatoes, or mix of both 2 x smoked mackerel fillets 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper…

Irresistible beef ragu

Italians, I have your secret to a delicious ragu! This is sublime and tastes like something I would marvel at Italy and never hope to replicate at home. I think the secret to this ragu, actually, is to get amazing beef from your local butcher. We bought a rib of beef (well, two ribs worth)…

Leftover all-in salad

Another lunch recipe, another way to hit your protein and superfoods quota! OK, that may be a bit of an optimistic spin, but considering this was whipped up with week’s leftover remains of veg, and some storecupboard ingredients, it’s pretty tasty and very healthy. You can tweak this recipe in line with what’s on the…

Lamb gobi curry

This meal was based on a gobi recipe from Leon’s cookbook with a rack of lamb served alongside. The gobi was a bit of effort (and time) but it makes enough for another night’s meal – which you could vary by just serving as a vegetarian curry, or serving with pretty much any meat you’d…