, the blissful time away from the week day routine, time to unwind and relax. We know that it's not always possible to achieve but there are ways to ease up the pressure and one is to turn to simpler recipes. These recipes aren't always quicker, some are long slow cooking, freeing up time away from the stove. The weekend's are also a lovely time to gather friends or family around for a traditional Sunday roast.
"Something for the Weekend" is a weekly post on my blog
and here is a collection of some of the favourite recipes.
Poached Wild Sea Trout
This recipe comes from Chef Andrew Pern's book, Loose Birds and Game
and is a lovely dish for a summer's day... read more
Smoked Mackerel Fishcakes Recipe
Busy weekend for me with the food festival in Malton, so have been pondering over quick and easy dinner for tonight have just been reminded ... read more
The perfect and the best tomato tart for any time of year... read more
Roast Rib of Beef and Yorkshire Puddings
The traditional and the best Sunday lunch dish. Loved throughout Britain... read more
5 Ways with Yorkshire Puddings
The heatwave has abated and not set to return for this weekend so the ... read more
Chicken and Leek Pie Recipe
Next week is British Pie Week a great British food week celebrating our love of the pie. So, to kick off the week why ... read more
Breakfast at the weekend should be a leisurely affair. Time to read the papers or simply linger round the table chatting makes a welcome ...
Roast Rib of Beef Recipe
Organic British Rib of Beef I have just finished a tough week chairing the food awards for the Regional Food Group in Yorkshire read more
Top Casserole Recipes
Irish Stew The freezing, sub-zero temperatures here in the UK are to continue for the next ten days, so I guess we won't be venturing far ... read more
Which Sunday Roast?
With guests arriving for the weekend tomorrow I need to plan the cooking today. ... Something for the Weekend - Which Sunday Roast? ... read more
Something for the Weekend - Welsh Cakes.
By Elaine Lemm, About.com Guide ... So no excuses then, am going to make some more this weekend. ... read more
Braised Lamb Shanks
Long, slow, braised Lamb Shanks are perfect comfort food, so welcome on a chilly autumn or cold winters day. There are many recipes for ... read more
An Early Spring Menu
It's the weekend, it feels like spring outside, so there's a lot to do both in and outside the house. With so much to do, I'm going to keep ... read more
Spicy Braised Pork
Based on Bill Granger's recipes, perfect for the weekend... read more
Chicken Balti I am in Birmingham for the Taste Birmingham Food Festival, celebrating the best of food in and around the city... read more