One year 52 recipes

sometimes I get stuck in a rut with what I cook and bake, so in 2017 I thought I would make 52 new recipes...

If you find yourself stuck in a food rut you really should try something similar, I really enjoyed the challenge...some of the recipes have made it into our day-to-day and others we will be revisiting throughout the year ahead. 

Scrolling down and clicking >> will take you to each recipe.


 

  • Moussaka >>
  • Nann bread >>
  • Mozzarella and nduja ravioli >>
  • Bulgur wheat and pancetta >>
  • Lamb tagine >>
  • Pulled pork >>
  • Pork curry >>
  • Pear tart >>
  • Oxtail stew >>
  • Apple and maple syrup bread >>
  • Ciabatta >>
  • Risotto with paella rice >>
  • Pig cheeks in cider >>
  • Beef meatballs with ras al-hanut >>
  • Melanzane alla parmigiana (aubergine parmigiana) >>
  • Oysters >>
  • Damson and mascarpone ice-cream >>
  • Kohlrabi and borlotti gratin, using half kohlrabi and potatoes this gratin is lighter than usual >>
  • Roast chicken with sumac and mint >>
  • Kipper paté, when this fish arrived in my monthly box I decided to make a paté because I dislike picking away at boney fish >>
  • Balsamic strawberries >>
  • Roast pork and new potatoes >>
  • Leek and celery soup >>
  • Bombay potatoes >>
  • Yorkshire puddings >>
  • Spiced lamb and chickpeas >>
  • Apricot tart >> 
  • Feta and radish potato salad >> 
  • Spinach and cream cheese tart >>
  • Spiced couscous. Delicious with pepper hummus >>
  • Stuffed lamb with feta and olives...oh yum! >>
  • Sautéed potatoes cooked in a pressure cooker - one word, moreish >>
  • Mixed beans and an experiment with flavours...basil, mint and watercress >>
  • Tabouleh - this has become a weekly staple. So easy to make a bowl and leave it in the fridge for packed lunches or an alternative to pasta/potatoes for dinner >> 
  • Lamb burgers >>
  • Vinaigrette >>
  • Red lentil and chorizo soup >>
  • Chicken and spicy bean soup, using a homemade stock from a leftover sunday roast >>
  • Pasta, peas and pancetta - simply delicious >>
  • Slow cooked lamb with Lebanese 7 spice >>
  • Chorizo and bean stew >>
  • Paella...oh yum! This will be definitely be a regular dish >>
  • Hollandaise sauce. Normally I buy ready prepared but for P's birthday breakfast I thought I would make one from scratch - Wow! I was surprised by how much butter it uses so reduced the recipe by 1/3 >>
  • Venison haunch - I cook venison frequently but always the exact same casserole from an Italian recipe because it is SO delicious. Simply seasoned with pepper, salt and thyme then roasted - haunch was equally delicious and will be making an appearance again >>
  • Lamb pie >>
  • Tartare sauce. A classic accompaniment to fish that I had never tried! >>
  • Risotto alla Milanese >>
  • Scotch Broth >>
  • Rotolo di agnello con pecorino (rolled lamb with pecorino). Two firsts...deboning a leg of lamb and cooking one. Melt in the mouth delicious >>
  • Game pie with port gravy >>
  • A malted loaf. Mmmmmm >>
  • Flapjacks. Not as simple as they seem, my first attempt ended up as granola, haha >>