I had one goal for the next eight years – forever abandon the tyranny of house shares and find my own place. I’m pleased to say that after five months of searching and at least one resentful song about estate agents, I’ve moved into my shoebox in Kensington and met my new kitchen.
Rack of lamb (with extra lamb chops) with
new potato, courgette, green bean and mint salad, and avocado slices.
Salad recipe: to follow
Rack of lamb: Rubbed in olive oil, salt, and rosemary, marinated for two hours, sealed in a hot pan and roasted for 20 minutes.
Lamb chops: Pan fried in oil and rosemary.
Avocado slices: Self explanatory.
The stuff that dreams are made of.
Serves four, with leftovers
Spaghetti bolognese and wine with Hadley.
An impressive and secretly easy meal to fend off the cold and hibernation hunger. Serves 2-3.
A traditional French vegetable stew
To be served for 2-3 on its own, accompanied by garlic bread, or 4-6 as part of a pasta bake.