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Country Cottage Pie

This is my adaptation of cottage pie – a true one pot family meal. You can swap a lot of the ingredients depending on what you have available, or what you enjoy eating.

If I’m feeding more than our usual hungry four, I add a couple of handfuls of lentils (pre-cooked and tender) but you could double up the meat if you like.

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Beth’s Midweek Curry

This is my midweek curry recipe. No fuss or messing around – quick prep and into the casserole dish, then into the oven, or slow cooker, leaving time to get out of the kitchen to finish off a few jobs before dinner is ready!

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Borsch soup has been a staple menu item on the tables of Eastern Europe for centuries and is made using a wide variety of different vegetables. The version made with beetroot, which originated in the Ukraine, is the one with which we are most familiar in Britain.

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Curried Parsnip Soup

This is one of Lee's favourite soups. It's warming and hearty, perfect for supper or after a cold winter walk, and is great for making in the slow cooker.
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