Healthy Post-Gym Chicken Salad

Great for a healthy lunch or light summer dinner, I often have this as a quick post-gym meal to get a good amount of protein and vegetables in my system. Start by oven roasting some peppers. Cut into large pieces, cover with olive oil, salt & pepper and add a few whole garlic cloves. Place…

Aubergine Parmigiana (and Ragu)

This is my take on both a bolognese (ragu) sauce as well as aubergine parmigiana. First, get some good quality beef mince, roughly 100g per person. You need to brown the mince well. This will add both a richer colour and more flavour. Once the mince has turned from red to grey quite often there…

Roast Lamb

You can easily make melt in the mouth crispy (on the outside), tender (on the inside), shredded roast lamb at home. The most important ingredient is the quality of the meat. Go to a good local butcher and get a decent 2-3kg joint if you can. Somewhere like Ginger Pig is up there with the…

Summer Salmon Salad

This is a great light summer salad for a dinner, weekend lunch or post gym meal. Start by placing a couple of Salmon fillets in an aluminium foil parcel with lemon, olive oil, white wine, parsley and salt and pepper. It will gently steam in the parcel for 8-10 mins in a pre-heated oven on…