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Smoked Salmon Potato Cakes


For today’s post, we’re back with the boys from Sorted Food and their recipe for Smoked Salmon Potato Cakes. This is a great idea for using up leftover potatoes. All you have to do is mix in a few ingredients into the mash and then form small cakes with flat tops and bottoms (to aid in even […]

Vegan Friendly Sweet Potato Flatbread


  Have you tried cooking with sweet potato recipes lately? I’ve posted a few ideas in the past, for instance sliced and toasted and wrapped in bacon. Often as not though, you’ve cooked the sweet potato just for those recipes. What about leftovers? For this great two ingredient recipe, you can either use leftovers or cook them specifically. Sweet Potato […]

Christmas Roast Potato Recipes You Need To Know


A traditional Christmas dinner requires perfectly cooked roast potatoes – crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Of course, each chef and cook have their own ideas of how spuds should be prepared and cooked. What’s important at the end of the day is how good they taste. Flavour plays a huge part in the […]

Grab Your Toaster, Even More Great Ideas For Sweet Potato Toast!


At the beginning of last October, I mentioned how sweet potato toast was becoming the latest new ‘thing’ (Grab Your Toaster, It’s Time You Made Sweet Potato Toast). It has become much more that than now, for example Instagram is full of great ideas with gorgeous pictures. The ‘sweet potato toast’ idea has been around for […]

Grab Your Toaster, It’s Time You Made Sweet Potato Toast


Have you tried a recipe that uses sweet potato? There’s a few good ones in the Cookery Ideas archive, such as ‘Bacon Wrapped Sweet Potatoes With A Fabulous Dip‘, ‘Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja Stuffed Sweet Potato‘ and ‘Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes – Vegan Or Vegetarian, The Choice Is Yours!‘ All great ideas but have you tried sweet […]

Classic Potato Dishes That Still Look Great On A Plate!


A potato is a wonderfully versatile thing. You can bake it in the oven, turn it into chips or use it in pancakes and curries. But you can also do rather fancy things with a spud. Ever watched Masterchef and seen delicious roast beef served with gratin dauphinois? You gotta admit, the whole thing looks great and the dauphinois looks every bit as good […]

Three Exciting Potato Salads You Need To See!


Potato salad is the quick and easy side dish that everyone loves to put on the table in the summer. Goes great with BBQ meat, fish and grilled veggies. It’s one of those versatile recipes that takes minutes to make and everyone likes. What could be simpler that boiling some spuds, drain and tip into […]

Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja Stuffed Sweet Potato


Little fact about me that everyone might not know is… I LOVE BRAISED MEAT. I mean, I freaking love it. It’s one of my favorite comfort foods. It’s moist (I know how people love that descriptor), it falls apart effortlessly, it melts in your mouth, and it’s pure meaty rich delicious goodness. If I’m at […]

Why The Fuss Over Hasselback Potatoes? One Video And Three Great Recipes That Explain All!


Have you heard of the term ‘Hasselback’ before? I’m sure you’ve seen Hasselback potatoes mentioned by various posh foodie sites and magazines but do you know what that actually means and where the term comes from? And why are foodies so excited by them? The original term ‘Hasselback’ comes from luxurious Hasselbacken hotel and restaurant in Stockholm. […]

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes – Vegan Or Vegetarian, The Choice Is Yours!


Today I want to share an absolute fantastic recipe that everyone here loved… and Clint wished I had made more! This vegetarian main or side dish can easily be made vegan by removing the cheese. Easy to adapt for anyone. And really, this encompasses all of my favourite flavours: tex-mex style. All of those classic […]