Spanish supper: Monkfish with quick chorizo & butterbean stew
dairy free / Fish / Free from / gluten-free / Meat

Spanish supper: Monkfish with quick chorizo & butterbean stew

Monkfish is a beautifully textured fish and so meaty that it can stand up to proper flavours – move over white wine and parsley, I’m talking chorizo and garlic and smoked paprika (okay, and a teensy bit of parsley). At once easy to make and completely dinner party-proof, this is a dish of two halves … Continue reading

Japanese supper: Pork & prawn gyoza
dairy free / Fish / Free from / Meat

Japanese supper: Pork & prawn gyoza

Konnichiwa! Yesterday I was sitting on the bus on the way home craving Japanese food. So I decided to make gyoza. There is something exceedingly satisfying about eating dumplings. Chopsticks in position, chasing your slippery target around the plate, you finally get a firm grip. The tension is palpable. Quivering, you dunk it into the dipping sauce and … Continue reading

Mexican supper: Fiery prawn & guacamole wraps
dairy free / Fish / Free from / Fruit & veg / gluten-free

Mexican supper: Fiery prawn & guacamole wraps

This heatwave is causing me to become mildly unhinged. Heat-induced insomnia is sweeping across Britain, leaving us to limply negotiate the morning commute thirsty and grumpy, a scrum of clammy hands and moist shoes. And last night the thermostat was showing 28°C in my flat. I found myself huddled over my stove in my swimsuit, … Continue reading