Ben Miller & Alexander Armstrong

Friends for the Weekend

A clutch of some of our very dearest friends from our old London life have just come for the weekend and hedonism came a close second on the agenda, after the collective imperative to get out with the dogs and bask in the glory of the spring wildflower display that nature is currently laying on. […]

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Chickpea, Tomato and Spinach Curry

Chickpea, Tomato and Spinach Curry

This is a wonderful vegetarian curry packed with onions, tomatoes and spinach, and loaded with lean proteins by way of chickpeas and lentils. The sesame seeds and cashews add an extra protein hit and a nice crunch. It is delicious served on its own with some wholegrain basmati rice and maybe a little tomato, cucumber […]

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Pea and Potato Curry

Pea and Potato Curry

This is a really quick and simple curry, which is easy to throw together as a midweek supper or as an accompaniment to a larger feast, from a few store cupboard, fridge and freezer staples. Garlic and fresh ginger keep for quite a while in the fridge, while tinned tomatoes and coconut milk keep forever, […]

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Cauliflower and Lentil Curry

Cauliflower and Lentil Curry

This is a beautifully aromatic, gentle dahl which is a big favourite with my eldest as it doesn’t contain any chilli. It is really quick to prepare and makes a really nice accompaniment to a more substantial curry. It also makes a nice light lunch or supper, served in a bowl with some warm wholegrain […]

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Chicken Curried in Spicy Tomato Sauce

Chicken Curried in Spicy Tomato Sauce

This recipe comes from my trustee Family Circle Low Fat cookbook. It does involve a fairly lengthy cooking time, so if you are planning to serve it at a dinner party it is best prepared a day or two in advance: like any stew, the flavours develop nicely during the wait. The curry is intended […]

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