Fajitas are basically Mexican-style wraps. A griddle pan gives the nice, charred effect you want with fajitas, but you can also use a large pan or wok.
Everyday crispy chicken with sweet tomatoes
This recipe takes just minutes to put together, and gives you beautifully crisp skin as well as sticky, tender meat that should just fall away from the bone.
Simple rosemary grilled chicken
Cooking chicken like this is quick and simple and will give you a delicious base for a meal. As well as rosemary, you could use fresh thyme leaves, or even go for a mixture of the two.
A consistently good gravy
A killer gravy is an essential part of any roast dinner. To ensure a heavenly gravy every time you need two things: a vegetable trivet, the layer of vegetables in the bottom of your roasting tray; and the juices from a roasted piece of good-quality meat.
Bread sauce is a quirky, old-fashioned accompaniment to a roast dinner. The comforting, thick creaminess compliments a roast chicken beautifully.
Buttered spinach is a tasty side that can be made in minutes. It goes so well with the perfect roast chicken dinner.
Perfect roast chicken
Roast chicken is one of those classic things that everyone loves, but not everyone has the confidence to cook. Once you’ve learnt how to check your chicken is properly cooked and tasted how delicious a home-cooked bird is, hopefully this will be a recipe you’ll use for life.
Roast potatoes, parsnips and carrots
No roast chicken dinner would be complete without beautiful roast vegetables. This recipe will give you perfect veg every time – golden and crisp on the outside and fluffy in the middle.
© David Loftus