How To – Roast Pork

Roast pork can be lovely, actually lower in fat than beef or lamb but unfortunately it can be roasted in such a way that makes it feel really fatty. This is how to roast a simple joint for succulent meat, little fat if you don’t want it and good crackling if you do! Pick your…

How To – Roast Chicken

Good roast chicken is incredible. Juicy meat, crispy skin, the whole family love it. But chicken doesn’t have the luxury of layers of fat like beef or pork that would self-baste so with a little effort, you can avoid dryness and achieve brilliant roast chicken every time. I always follow the time guidelines that are…

How To – Mash Potato

Mash potato isn’t hard, but how do you get that amazing mash you get in restaurants or in the US? Well, I have my Aunty Milly to thank for teaching me how the Americans do their mash, which is actually whipped. For a family of four, take 1.5kg of potatoes, peel and boil in a…

How To – Roast Potatoes

A quick ‘how to’ on roast potatoes, a very important part of any roast dinner. My tip here is all about the process of putting them in the oven… The oven can be set to whatever your roast is in at, or if you’re doing them on their own, 180 degrees is fine. Put in…