One dish, two ways: take the pain out of cooking for the whole family with these child-friendly meals that can be tweaked for the grown-ups
The kids are back at school and the summer has come to a end. Gone are those easy dinners of barbecues and salads that everyone loves. Instead, you’re faced with the daily dilemma of cooking a meal to suit everyone.
Fear not! We’ve put together a collection of quick and easy recipes that will see them through the week. Add a little grown up-twist and these recipes will see you through the week, too. Hurrah!
Baffled by celeriac? Don't be. This unsung hero of the vegetable world has a mellow, nutty flavour that tastes divine when mashed with potatoes. Add sausages and thick gravy and you've got the best comfort food ever.
Grown-up twist: add some grated fresh horseradish to the mash.
Who said you can't have pizza on a Tuesday? Shake things up with this seriously good tomato-less pizza topped with buttery leeks, cubes of bacon and mozzarella.
Grown-up twist: switch up the mozzarella for a more flavour-packed goat's cheese.
Put a smile on everyone's face with these beef and caramelised red onion burgers served with salad in a sweet brioche bun with homemade chunky potato wedges. Delicious!
Grown-up twist: add a slice of Stilton and a few rashers of crispy bacon.
This Italian-inspired dish of delicious pork meatballs in a tomato sauce with spaghetti is delicious yet so easy to make.
Grown-up twist: add some chilli to the sauce.
Celebrate the weekend with these fun and colourful tacos. Slow cooking the pork makes it irresistibly tender and perfect for piling into taco shells.
Grown-up twist: add a finely chopped red chilli to the salsa for an extra kick.