20 Minute Meals (max!) · Basic but Impressive · Cheese · Comfort Food · Meat · Spicy

Nduja and Asparagus Risotto

  Simple, spicy and delicious – the perfect speedy dinner when you need quick comforting carbs   Ingredients 100g nduja (or something similar like chorizo if that’s easier) 1 litre chicken stock 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed 2 carrots, finely chopped 1 bunch of fresh asparagus, roughly chopped 2 sticks of… Continue reading Nduja and Asparagus Risotto

20 Minute Meals (max!) · Basic but Impressive · Bread · Cheese · Comfort Food · Party Food · Sauces & Dips

Super Cheesy Fondue

When cheese on toast won’t quite cut it, but you don’t want anything more fancy than melted cheese and some really tasty bread!   Ingredients 1 clove of garlic 375ml white wine 200g emmental 200g gruyere 200g comte 25g corn flour 1 loaf bread (either a chunky walnut or classic French baguette)   Method Cut… Continue reading Super Cheesy Fondue

Basic but Impressive · Cheese · Comfort Food · Party Food · Sauces & Dips

Gordon’s Hot Crab Dip

I’m not much of a crab fan, but this incredible hot, cheesey dip is an absolute game changer!   Ingredients 80g butter 2 garlic cloves 3 shallots, thinely sliced 1tsp mustard powder 1/2tsp cayenne pepper 125ml cream 150g cream cheese 160g grated cheddar 350g crab meat 2 tbls lemon juice 2tsp Worcester sauce 3tsp fresh… Continue reading Gordon’s Hot Crab Dip

20 Minute Meals (max!) · Cheese · Comfort Food · Party Food · Plan Ahead · Sauces & Dips

Cheese Artichoke Dip

This served with some sliced fresh bread – nothing could be better (I meant to take a photo, but we accidentally devoured it before I could get to my phone!)   Ingredients 4oz  grated mozzarella 10oz thawed frozen spinach 14oz canned artichoke hearts 2 large cloves of garlic 8oz cream cheese 2 tbsp sour cream… Continue reading Cheese Artichoke Dip