Chicken and Mushroom Pie

I had some leftover pastry in the fridge this week (@roseannaellenbrown wanted pecan pie) so I’ve had pie on the brain. Chicken and mushroom is a @liz.speed special, all I’ve done is add some more veg. The roasted shallots are worth it, trust me Mum! The ideal work lunch when summer is rainy and not acting like summer….

Aubergine Katsu Curry

Katsu curry is a favourite comfort food of mine (thanks primarily to @wagamama_uk). I had a mind-blowing version in Tokyo last summer, yet it’s surprisingly easy to make at home. This recipe is veggie, but you can easily swap the aubergine for chicken with the same breadcrumbing technique.Takes 45 minutes, makes 4 work lunches INGREDIENTS2 big…

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…