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Chicken Wings & Brewdog Punk IPA

Fat?… Think Bitterness Beer Style: India Pale Ale Beer and wings is a pairing that can be found in bars the length and breadth of North America – yet many still serve their finger-lickin’ wings with lager. We beg to differ; quick and greasy foods are best served with something…

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Summer, sun and liquid sunscreen – prepare for a holiday from within

As a child of the 80s sunscreen-sceptical Hawaiian Tropic culture, I see it as one of my life’s purposes to recover what I can of my skin. And it is actually possible to mitigate the sun’s harmful effects and repair parts of already damaged goods. Prepare for a holiday in…

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Butternut Red Curry

In Thailand, pumpkin is as common as potatoes are in the West. It works very well in curries, because it keeps its shape even after long bouts of high-temperature cooking. but you can use easily substitute it with butternut squash and achieve the same result. This is a hearty dish…

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Pan-fried Tuna, Tofu or Eggs with Green Beans & Lemony Kefir Dressing

Tuna contains high amounts of niacin (vitamin B3) which is essential for optimum carbohydrate metabolism. The kefir in the dressing offers valuable probiotics to rebalance your gut bacteria levels. If you find raw onion hard to digest, sweat it lightly in a pan before adding to the salad. Don’t forget…

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Red, White & Blue Celebration Chia Cheesecakes

The Midlife Kitchen and The Chia Co. have teamed up to bring you these gorgeous, healthy cheesecakes – guaranteed to bring plenty of ‘chia’ to any Royal Wedding party with their vibrant, patriotic colours. Blueberry cheesecake is an all-American classic, a nod to Meghan’s homeland, and with a crunchy pecan…

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Baked eggs, potatoes, roasted peppers, onions & goats’ cheese

Baking eggs like this is one of my favourite ways of using up left overs. Take whatever is knocking about in your fridge that may work well together, heat it up for a bit in the oven, then crack an egg or two on top, pop it back in the…

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MEXICAN CHICKEN & TOMATO JUMBLE WITH NIGELLA YOGHURT

Mexican food in London used to be fairly run-of-the mill taco territory, but when Wahaca opened things got exciting. With HelloFresh only a year old, we did our first ‘celeb chef recipe’ with Thomasina Miers, Wahaca’s founder. We filmed it ourselves and everything was going really well until we got…

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Crispy Asian salmon with green mimosa

This method of cooking salmon fillets in their own oil, which ensures they emerge from the pan crisp to the point of brittle at the edges while the centre remains succulent and buttery, is on a loop in our house and I have to fight my corner if I cook…

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FETA TEMPURA WITH CAPER MERINGUE AND LEMON MARMALADE

A famous London food critic once wrote about this dish: ‘It sounds absolutely bonkers, but tastes heavenly and it has been beautifully crafted by a master.’ Try it and judge for yourself!   sunflower oil, for deep-frying 500g (1lb 2oz) feta cheese, cut into 10 pieces rosemary sprigs and microherbs,…

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Polenta Pizza with spinach & roasted squash

SERVES 4 – 6 Polenta is a bit of an obsession of my mine. I enjoy it for breakfast, adore it cut into wedges and fried, and think it makes a pretty epic substitute for mash. But this easy pizza crust might just pip everything else to the post when…

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