Dinner For Two Anyone?

Cooking for two requires a different mindset than cooking for larger numbers. Roasting whole joints of meat or cooking up big side dishes to share are 'off the menu'. As a result of this often much more planning is required, that is not a bad thing, I do it all for you.

Don't worry, if you are cooking for more going in the other direction and scaling up recipes is much easier!

My recipes are all designed with cooking for two in mind. Even those with larger serving sizes will be great for either freezing or repurposing as leftovers.

Classic Lamb Shepherds Pie

Landscape image of a serving spoon full of shepherds pie taken form a pie dish

A Shepherds pie is a delightfully old fashioned comfort food recipe that is fortunately as popular today as it ever was. Often tweaked and played with my version remains mainly traditional featuring ground lamb, lots of vegetables and the richest of mashed potatoes as a topping.

Puttanesca Sauce Recipe

Landscape image of Bucatini pasta in a Puttanesca sauce served in a shallow white bowl

Pasta in Puttanesca Sauce is another relatively modern Italian classic recipe. My easy and quick version is rich with anchovy, capers and parsley but it comes without olives.  I don’t like them and because I’m a “grown up” now and I don’t have to eat things I don’t like! Bucatini … Read more