• Roast duck with potatoes and plum sauce

    Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Using a wooden skewer, prick the breasts of a Peking duck. Season with salt and Szechwan pepper or freshly ground black pepper. Slice 1 onion into quarters then place in the cavity of the duck with 15g fresh sa…

  • Chicken koftas in spicy curry with roast potatoes

    Preheat the oven to 200°C. Combine the chicken mince, onion, coriander, chilli and seasoning in a large mixing bowl. Roll the mixture into large balls and dust with chickpea flour. Chill for 15 minutes. Heat the olive oil in a large …

  • Gingered sweet-potato soup with soy cashews

    Melt the butter and oil in a large pan. Gently cook the leeks, ginger, chilli and garlic for 1 minute. Add the sweet potato and stock. Cover and simmer until the potato is soft. Add the coconut milk and coriander. Blend until smooth. To …

  • Roast sweet potato salad

    Preheat the oven to 200°C. Place the almonds in a roasting pan and drizzle with olive oil and coarse salt. Roast for 5 minutes, turning 2–3 times. Remove from the oven and drain on kitchen paper. Reduce the oven’s temperature to 180…

  • Perfect roast potatoes

    Preheat the oven to 180°C. Using a sharp knife, peel the potatoes. Cut the potatoes in half, lengthways. Place into a large saucepan. Add water to just cover and sprinkle with salt. Parboil for 7 to 10 minutes or until about three…

  • Flat-roasted organic chicken on sweet potatoes

    Preheat the oven to 220°C. Open out the chicken and flatten. Pat dry and season. Line a roasting pan with baking paper. Add the potatoes, spreading them to cover the pan, season and place the spatchcocked (butterflied) chicken on top. Roas…

  • Tandoori-roast potatoes

    Preheat the oven to 200°C. Peel and quarter potatoes, then boil until tender. Drain, then add butter to the saucepan and toss to coat the potatoes. Transfer to a hot baking tray and roast – turning occasionally – for 40 minutes, or un…

  • Roast asparagus and duck breasts with lemon sauce

    Preheat the oven to 200°C. Pour boiling water over the duck and pat dry. Using a sharp knife, score the skin of the duck, then season with salt. Place in a pan over a low heat and cook until the fat runs and the skin is crisp and brown. S…

  • Maple-roasted potato-and-sage open tart

    Preheat the oven to 200°C. Slice assorted sweet potatoes very thinly, then toss with a handful of fresh sage, olive oil and season to taste. Lay on a baking tray and bake for 15–20 minutes. Score a 2 cm border around a sheet of puff …