Sausage, Mustard and Basil Seashells

After all the extravagances of Christmas, this dish is a welcome relief to all the hearty, farty, complicated foods – perfect to whip up weeknights and still momentous enough to reward yourself or special people for a hard day’s work. Recipe is thanks to but slightly adapted from Nigel Slater. True to his fashion, a…

Spiced Cauliflower Torchietti with Chilli, Tomato and Bacon

Mark Twain described the cauliflower as ‘cabbage with a college education’. Now I am starting to educate myself about this mysterious white vegetable. I started to sauté cauliflower about a year ago, which went down very well with my partner who normally detests the stuff. I llike to fry the florets in a little oil…