Spanish Pot Roast Chicken

Spanish Pot Roast Chicken

Washing up dodgers this is a dish for you. A sweet and tender roast chicken, with chorizo rice and sauce all made in one pot. Not only is it a dinner party failsafe, it is also a fab recipe to whip up the beginning of the week. In one swoop you have leftovers and lunch boxes throughout. Warming,… Read more »

Sweet Potato Green Curry, Recipes, Curry , ideas, recipes, how to make, cook, thai, tess ward

Thai Green Curry with Sweet Potato

There is nothing so satisfying for washing up dodgers, than making something truly delicious in one pan. Throw it all in, simmer away and all hail, an amazing result. This is one of my weekday go to dishes, mostly because it is adaptable to the ingredients I have to had in my fridge and it needs very… Read more »

Ginger Salted-Caramel Popcorn Almond Shake Recipe, Tess Ward, Healthy, Milkshake

Ginger Salted-Caramel Popcorn Almond Shake

Delicious treats like this are not about necessity. They are about pure , unabashed, unashamed indulgence. The sort of comfort and sweet that is necessary for nothing more than to lift the soul and pleasure the tastebuds. For any American this recreation might be a sacrilege to the beloved milkshake, which is why I have… Read more »

Avocado and Butterbean Salad

Avocado and Butterbean Salad

I am a big fan of this recipe, not only because it takes seconds to make, but it is also damn tasty too. Perfect for a lazy Sunday evening supper. Lentils, and legumes (beans) are a great ingredient to cook with if you are trying to cut back the amount of meat you eat. They… Read more »

Hells Chicken with Chargrilled Corn and Chilli Relish, Tess Ward, Chef, healthy, food

Hells Chicken with Chargrilled Corn and Chilli Relish

This is the food that gets me excited for the colder months. It is exactly the sort of comforting dish to sooth the soul and melts away the icy cockles. I have called this recipe Hells Chicken for no other reason then it is red hot, hit with spice and hellishly good. It ain’t no saintly salad, thats for sure. This… Read more »

Giant Salt-Roasted Prawns , healthy, tess ward, the naked diet

Giant Salt-Roasted Prawns

In the south of Italy one of the classic ways of cooking fresh seafood, is in salt. This might sound unusual and you wouldn’t be silly to think it would lead to an overly seasoned dish, but it is not the case. I have never had prawns so subtle, succulent and tender as they are cooked… Read more »

Seared Steak Lettuce Cups with Cashews

WAITROSE VIDEO: Seared Steak Lettuce Cups with Cashews

Check out the video I filmed for Waitrose Kitchen, making the seared steak lettuce cups, filled with roasted cashews from my cookbook. It is one of my favourite recipes and a great option for lunch or dinner. Not only is it super speedy to make, but healthy too. The lettuce cups work in place of a taco, or tortilla,… Read more »

Char grilled Avocado with Pine Nut Dressing , Tess Ward, Healthy

Chargrilled Avocado with Pine Nut Dressing

Bank holiday weekend is coming up and my oh my does that call for a party. Whether rain or shine, the barbecue is coming out and these little beauties are top of my ‘to make’ list. These avos are light, simple to make and tasty as anything. The chargrilled flavour working wonderfully with the herby… Read more »

Perfect Pancakes with Salmon and Avocado

WAITROSE VIDEO: Perfect Pancakes with Salmon and Avocado

This might just hit the nail on the head for the most delicious wafer thin crepes. Flavoured with fresh chives and made with delicious, gluten-free buckwheat flour, they make for a perfect light lunch, or brunch. Filling them with salmon and avocado makes them a great and tasty alternative to wraps. They are also choca block, full of beneficial… Read more »

The Best Beans on Toast, Recipe, how to make, healthy, tess ward,

The Best Beans on Toast

I don’t wanna big this up too much, but you need to try this recipe. What we are talking about is gourmet beans on toast. Cooked, mashed white beans with chargrilled spring onions and a drizzle of truffle/garlic/chilli oil (whichever you have knocking about the house will do) on a crisp slice of toasted bread. Oh… Read more »

Easy, fast, make, ideas, recipes, Pea, Goats Cheese and, Quinoa, Risotto, Tess, Ward

Pea and Goats Cheese and Quinoa Risotto

If you follow me on Instagram (ahem, obviously you do), you might have spotted the cheeky little 15 second video I posted last week. It was a teaser for this. My easy peasy, cheesey quinoa risotto. The ultimate cheap and speedy friday night dinner! Probably you aren’t spending your friday night indulging in some serious old lady… Read more »

VIDEO: Spicy Beef Noodle Soup, Tess Ward, Chef

VIDEO: Spicy Beef Noodle Soup

A good stock base is the backbone to any good noodle soup. Sure you can get cheaty stock cubes (the Knorr’s jelly pots are the best) but there is nothing like a homemade broth. It not only got lots of the goodness from the bones, but it has a much better rounded flavour too. I have… Read more »