Lockdown Mac n Cheese

First Instagram Live: DONE! Well that was fun, especially when my phone died in the middle. Cheers for watching like and subscribe (genuinely want to see me do this again? Post recipe suggestions in the comments πŸŽ₯) Serves 4, takes 30 minutes INGREDIENTS400g pasta (macaroni is perfect but others work fine)1 pint whole milk50g butter500g…

Chicken Pinto Bean Stew

My first Stateside recipe! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡²πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² After a great gym workout the other evening (thanks @crunchfitnesss) I wandered into @traderjoes, an oasis of calm…. lol jks it was #coronavirus fuelled chaos in there. I managed to scramble together a couple of bits, queue for an age, and return to the flat, gleeful for an evening of cooking ahead. On the…

Pulled Pork Sweet Potato Skins

I’m feeling the post-holiday blues πŸ™„, so made some potato skins to cheer myself up (obviously, I mean who doesn’t love potato skins?). The combo of sweet potato and spicy pork is πŸ‘Œ, and probably a bit healthier than the typical gut-busting cheese and bacon classic version. Serve with a side salad for a great…

Chicken Andouille Sausage Gumbo

When I travelled in the US a few years ago, I fell in love with New Orleans; its intoxicating clash of cultures, music and food was something I’d never seen. Gumbo is a dish that celebrates that culinary melting pot; a deep, smoky stew that tastes so good and, well, quite unlike anything you’d have…

Cajun Mac n Cheese with Roast Butternut Squash

We are five weeks out from the Deep South pop up weekend people! In honour of this momentous (!) occasion, here is the recipe for the mac n cheese deliciousness that I’ll be serving up (that just happens to be gluten-free too). Comfortingly cheesy, with sweetness and crunch, I’m pretty sure this will be a…