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…

Nourishing Chicken Bone Broth

This easy-to-make recipe will result in the most flavoursome, nourishing chicken broth, which can be used as a base for soups, stews, casseroles, sauces and gravies and can also be drunk daily as a healing and protective tonic. With numerous health benefits bone broth is extremely nutritious, containing an abundance of minerals and electrolytes in…

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…