(Festive) Italian Sausage and Vegetable Traybake

This is a recipe I literally threw together after a hectic week. It really is more of an exercise in artless arrangement than it is actual cooking. While this boasts typical Italian flavours, ingredients and colours it also has a certain Christmassey flair to it. Perfect for a fuss-free festive flourish for your weeknight supper when you really don’t feel like cooking.

Patata L-Forn – Maltese Roast Traybake

As complicated as peeling and slicing some potatoes, this Maltese-style roast traybake is robust with flavour, rustic and versatile; when made with lamb, it’s also my mum’s favourite!

Breakfast Hash

Potato, bacon, fresh herbs and eggs: this is the ultimate one pan lazy weekend breakfast in bed food, so I beg you all to make this and Instagram your foodporn photos with hashtags like #neverleavingthisbedexcepttomakemorehash

‘Stolen’ Lamb and Potato Packets

I’ve stolen this idea from the Greek Klephts who used to steal lambs and cook them in underground fire pits to conceal their whereabouts. The result: a succulent flavourful parcel of meat and potatoes.

Let’s Talk Traybakes: Chicken and Chorizo

Entertaining should be casual, relaxed and…entertaining, for the host too. This crowd pleasing feed-an-army recipe is almost as effortless as pouring yourself another glass of wine. I think we all have room in our lives for a recipe like that.