Category Archives: salad

cumin chicken salad

Worktime lunch is frequently a source of frustration for me. Sandwiches are OK for a while, but then I start to go stir crazy at the mundanity of them.¬†Occasionally¬†I’ll have a salad but there’s a lot of faff trying to keep the dressing separate until lunchtime. Recently I was sent a compartmented lunchbox by Sistema. It’s genius: there are layers […]

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30 minute beef hash with baked potatoes, green goddess salad and butter beans

30 minute beef hash

I got in from work the other day and Mrs. RP beseeched me with a desperate look in her eyes: “make this. MAKE THIS NOW!” So here’s 30 minute beef hash. She was gesturing at the TV; Jamie Oliver had just made ‘super-fast beef hash, jacket potatoes, goddess salad, lovely butter beans & bacon’ on 30 Minute Meals. I admit […]

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lamb koftas

With the advent of shallots in my garden, I wanted something to really show them off. And with some lamb mince in the freezer, this recipe from Jamie at Home seemed perfect. So Summery too. I agreed with Alex over at JustCookIt that lamb and bread are destined to be together, especially if both are barbecued. A kebab with a […]

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