Recipe – Rustic Peach Tart

This is a really lovely pudding for the summer (or any season!) which is at its best served straight from the oven. I like good ice cream with it, as it melts across the peaches, but you can use cream or just have it naked. If you need a nut-free version, just exchange the ground…

Recipe – Egg and Bacon Pie

Bacon. There, I said it. For meat eaters everywhere the thought of a bacon sandwich in the morning warms the cockles of your heart. And if you’re splurging, an egg and bacon sandwich is something else…! A perfect combo that goes brilliantly in a pie. To serve 4-6 you will need: Two packs of ready-rolled…

Recipe – Sausage and Baked Bean Pie

Everyone in our family likes pies and sausages so I thought, why not put them together? In a proper, family favourite recipe that includes baked beans? My eldest wasn’t sure about it when I was putting it together but his plate was empty at the end. And he had seconds! To feed 4-6, you will…

Recipe – Quick Lamb Hotpot (using leftovers)

Lamb can be expensive so you need to make sure you use everything you buy. Legs and shoulders can sometimes leave you with lots of extra meat you might not think you can use. This recipe takes pre-cooked leftover lamb and turns it into a great family meal. To feed 4-6 people, you will need:…

Recipe – Leftovers Turkey (or Chicken) & Ham Pie

Who doesn’t have a load of turkey left after Christmas? Even after your have countless snadwiches I bet there is still enough for a pie… Don’t forget that the dark meat actually makes a fantastic pie, so don’t chuck it out, make a pie instead! The below is a recipe using cooker turkey but you…

Recipe – Family Fish Pie

Fish is so good for us all, especially kids. The right fish can be full of Omega 3 and ‘good oils’, making it proper bones and brain food! But how to get your boys and girls to eat fish without resorting to fish fingers?! This fish pie recipe will suit the whole family, a good…

Recipe – Cottage Pie

It’s that time of year when you want something properly wholesome and warming for your family dinner. You can’t beat a Shepherd’s Pie (made with minced lamb) or a Cottage Pie (made with beef) like this. Serves 4-6. You will need: 750g minced beef 400ml beef stock 2 red onions (or swap for a large…