I have put together a list of dishes I do, and already have noticed some omissions, no desserts, but we can use these as a starting point and take it from there.  I will update and add recipe links as and when




Potato and Leek


Scotch broth


Chicken and Vegetable Soup with Kale

Roasted Squash with Gorgonzola cream


Grains and fruit/veg based Salads


Pasta with lemon dressing, peas and herbs

Pasta with pesto, roasted veg, Feta cheese, tomatoes and Pine Nuts

Ancient grains as above

Quinoa with lime, cilantro, beans, corn and edemami

Quinoa with seeds and golden raisins

Quinoa with roasted butternut squash, pecans and cranberries and roasted Kale


German Potato Salad

     Mango salsa/Pineapple Salsa

   Green Salads 

Green salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, grated carrot, Marconi almonds, cranberries fig balsamic

Pear and Stilton, cranberry, pomegranate cranberry pear dressing

Oranges, beets, Marconi almonds, Green Beans

With orange balsamic dressing

Chicken, avocado and bacon

Arugula, peach, prosciutto and mozzarella





Grilled asparagus with Parmesan

Green Beans with slivered almonds or roasted tomatoes, lemon and anchovies

Tian (sliced vegetables over a tomato base, topped with cheese)

Roasted carrots with thyme

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta


Roasted Peppers with Tomatoes and Anchovies

Roasted Potatoes, Tomatoes and Green Beans



Pesto, goat’s cheese and tomato,

Smoked salmon and Boursin,

Caramelized leek, mushroom and bacon,

Ham and broccoli,







Main Events


Coronation chicken

Chinese chicken

Tuna Salad with celery, green apples, cranberries

Salmon, roasted or poached

Fillet of beef

Beef Wellington

Chicken Potpie

Beef Bourguignon (also in pie form)

Roast Turkey with Sausage stuffing wrapped in bacon

Home roasted Ham on the bone

Macaroni Cheese

Grilled Chicken

Grilled Pork Tenderloin

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