Spiced Slow-Cooked Lamb Shanks

I have been making these spiced lamb shanks, based on a dish from Jamie Oliver’s first ever cookbook, every winter for 10 years and they are always perfectly tender, delicious and aromatic. Cooking lamb long and slow on the bone makes for the most nutritious and tasty dish, with the anchovies adding a beautiful depth…

Tuscan Vegetable Soup

This simple but very delicious Italian soup is filled with veggies and enriched with a stracciatella mixture of eggs, finely grated cheese and parsley. Stirred through at the end it gives the soup added protein, extra nutrition, a velvety texture and lots of flavour. The soup reheats and freezes very well so if you make…

Shepherd’s Pie

So warming, comforting and delicious…..Shepherd’s Pie is the perfect meal for a chilly evening.  When made with leftover slow-roasted lamb, beautiful home-made chicken bone broth and fragrant herbs the dish has such an amazing depth of flavour, but is also very lovely when made with lamb or beef mince.  Whatever meat you choose, ensure it has been raised…

Nurturing Chicken Soup

There is no food more nourishing, warming and delicious than home-made chicken soup, both for the body and the soul.  This recipe has a beautiful depth of flavour from nutrient-dense bone broth and lots of lovely organic vegetables.  It is extremely simple and easy to make, reheats and freezes very well, and makes the most…

Warming Minestrone Soup with Kale

As the weather is cooling down, you need food on the stove that will warm your entire family. Stews, roasts and soups are some of the most beautiful foods to look forward to during this season. And with the most gorgeous bunches of dark green kale being in-season at the moment, we feel you should…

Slow Cooked Beef Stew With Winter Vegetables

  You know those meals that remind you of your Grandmother’s kitchen and those nostalgic childhood days when you didn’t have to worry about anything but laughing, eating and sleeping?  Oh, childhood….Today, we’re tapping that nostalgic side of the heart and soul with this old-fashioned, nourishing recipe that will remind you of the warming, delicious…

Moroccan Roast Vegetables

Very few things satisfy the stomach more than a big serve of roasted vegetables. Especially when it’s wet, wild n’ cold outside, you need to be able to get all the nutrients from your greens, reds and purples without having to make too many dishes for one meal. This is an all-in-one wonder! These lovely…

Chilli Con Carne

A healthy version of a winter tradition, this is a fantastic, warming and hearty dish is great to serve for a casual supper with friends, and mild enough for your kids to enjoy. It’s bursting with antioxidants and vitamin-rich vegetables, grass-fed beef and beans to up your protein intake. Add extra chillies if you like…