Panko-coated potato wedges

I’ve never quite figured out how to make that crispy coating you get on commercially produced potato wedges (chemicals, probably) but this is my own equivalent and it’s very easy to make at home. Panko breadcrumbs are magically processed so they’re very crispy and light, and they keep those qualities even after cooking. Even though […]

Tomato and coriander jam

A tin of tomatoes and a few other ingredients, boiled up for half an hour, makes an absolutely wonderful kind of jam/chutney/salsa… I’m not sure exactly what you’d call it but it’s perfect with chips, fishcakes and anything else starchy or fried. This was printed in a newspaper ages ago, but I forget where or […]

Winter veg roast

This random mixture of roasted vegetables could hardly be easier. If I was making roast potatoes, I’d make sure to boil them first and preheat the dish of oil before putting them in the oven. But here you don’t need to bother with any of that. Just hack up a load of root veg and […]