Category Archives: Lunch

Chicken and mushroom hot-pot

Prep time 35 minutes. Cook time 25 minutes Serves 4 This is a good way to use up cooked chicken. You can assemble the hot-pot in advance so it is a no -fuss supper. This is a bbcgoodfood.com recipe Ingredients … Continue reading

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French Bean Salad

This is a tasty salad that requires only blanching the beans and a toss in the dressing. It is perfect on its own or with chicken, fish or lamb. It is worth using good quality Dijon mustard. Use the thinnest, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Semifreddo

This is a really easy way to serve strawberries and cream if you have a glut of ripe strawberries. It takes about half an hour to prepare but is easily done in three parts – cook the strawberry sauces beforehand, … Continue reading

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Chicken Provençal

The flavour of summer – this sautéed chicken is succulent and though the cooking time is relatively short, the flavours meld together well. Serve with olive oil and a bowl of pasta, potatoes or rice with added saffron. Although the … Continue reading

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Cucumber with mint cream cheese sandwiches

These sandwiches are perfect for a summer’s day. You do need to salt the cucumber or you will end up with soggy ones. I got this recipe from the Sunday Times that featured one in the Fortnum and Mason The … Continue reading

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Leek Pie (actually a tart)

It is actually a tart but for three generations we have called it leek pie. It can be prepared in stages and eaten hot, warm or cold. What is not to like about leeks in a cheese sauce on a … Continue reading

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Broccoli Pasta

This pasta dish is simple and quick to make. It serves 2 and is ready in less that 20 minutes. 150g rigatoni or penne pasta 3 spring onions 1 garlic clove 125g cherry tomatoes 150g broccoli 1tbsp vegetable oil pinch … Continue reading

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