Slow Cooked Chilli

slow cooked chilli

This slow cooker recipe is so easy and hassle-free! Simply fry off your mince and veg and then load in to the slow cooker and wait for your perfect chilli con carne! Easy | 8hrs | Serves 8 Ingredients 3 tbsp olive oil 500g beef mince 1 onion, chopped 1 celery stick, chopped 1 large pepper, chopped…

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Turkey Curry

turkey curry

This turkey curry recipe is perfect Boxing Day delight to use up any leftover turkey! Quick and easy and guaranteed to please the whole family. Easy | 25mins | Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, sliced 1 red pepper, sliced 1 green pepper, sliced 1 teaspoon chilli flakes 3 cloves garlic crushed or grated 3 cm ginger grated 3 teaspoons garam masala 2 teaspoons turmeric optional 500 g leftover cooked turkey shredded or cubed…

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Turkey Tips and Tricks

turkey tips and tricks

All the Turkey tips and tricks you could need to have an easy and perfect Christmas turkey. Defrosting Our turkey breast joints come in 2 sizes this year, 1.2 and 2.5kg. To defrost these birds, we advise: – In the fridge:  (4 C or below)  8-12 hrs per kg – In a cool room: (below 17.5C) 3-4 hrs per…

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Christmas Patties

christmas patties

The perfect Boxing Day Brunch delight to add to your festive menu. This hassle-free recipe combines all your Christmas leftovers. Easy | 40mins | Makes 6-8 patties Ingredients 200g leftover roast potatoes, finely chopped 150g leftover cooked carrots or swede, finely chopped 150g leftover cooked Brussels sprouts, finely sliced 100g leftover cooked stuffing, finely chopped or crumbled 50g leftover cooked cabbage 1 garlic clove, grated 1…

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Trimmings Traybake


All the best bits of Christmas in the perfect trimmings traybake! A perfect feast containing every dinner table leftover: from potatoes to parsnips. Easy | 65mins | Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp caramelised onion chutney 1kg small potatoes, halved 4 parsnips, cut into chunky pieces 4 carrots, cut into chunky pieces 200g sprouts, trimmed and halved 2 small red onions, cut into wedges…

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Roasted Venison Haunch

The perfect recipe to roast this fabulous and healthy piece of meat for all to enjoy, even as a turkey alternative. Easy | 45mins | Serves 4 Ingredients 650g Venison Haunch 2 tbsp of oil 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, peeled chopped 2 sticks celery, chopped Method 1.      Preheat the oven to 200C fan/ 220C…

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Slow Cooked Cola Ham

Unleash the smell of Christmas on your kitchen with this slow cooker gammon recipe. The cola adds a delicious sweet and treacly flavour which balances with the saltiness of the ham. Easy |6 hrs 10mins | Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1.5-1.8kg unsmoked boneless gammon joint 2l cola (not diet) 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 1 onion, peeled and quartered 1 stick celery, chopped 1 cinnamon stick…

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Spiced and Sticky Red Cabbage

The perfect accompaniment to any festive main course. Can also be served with cold cuts, pâtés and cheese. Easy | 50mins | Serves 6-8 Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 medium-size red cabbage, quartered, cored and shredded 1 finger-size piece fresh root ginger, finely chopped 2 onions, sliced 1 tsp ground allspice 1 tbsp mustard seed 100g golden caster sugar…

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Christmas Pie

A perfect Christmas treat for all the family to get you in the festive spirit. Medium | 1hr 45mins | Makes 10-12 slices Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil knob butter 1 onion, finely chopped 500g sausagemeat or skinned sausages grated zest of 1 lemon 100g fresh white breadcrumbs 85g ready-to-eat dried apricots, chopped 50g chestnut, canned or vacuum-packed, chopped 2 tsp chopped fresh or 1 tsp dried thyme…

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Super Special Sloe Gin Cranberry Sauce

A modern and exciting twist on a festive meal essential. Can be made 4 days before and kept in the fridge or frozen for 2 months. Easy | 10mins | Serves 6-8 Ingredients 60g light soft brown sugar 250g pack fresh cranberries 100ml sloe gin 4 juniper berries Method 1.     Put all ingredients straight into the saucepan. Bring up…

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