Author: bychkovvadym

Duck Confit (French slow-cooked duck)

Duck Confit is an adored, age-old French preparation for duck. Called Confit de Canard in French, duck legs are slow-cooked in duck fat until the meat is meltingly tender, then the skin crisped to golden perfection. This is a traditional Duck Confit recipe that’s low-effort and DOESN’T require buckets of duck fat! Welcome […]

Spiral Sweet Potato Bake

Meet your new favourite sweet potato recipe! Set in a mesmerising ringed pattern, this Sweet Potato Bake is simple to make, eye-catching and tastes even better than it looks. Here’s an excellent, special occasion-worthy side dish that’s still easy enough for dinner tonight! A sweet potato side dish to impress! […]

Fondant Sweet Potatoes (slow roasted)

Love buttery, roasted sweet potatoes? Well today, we’re raising the bar and making them FONDANT style! Slow-roasted in garlicky stock so they absorb flavour and become meltingly tender inside, and caramelised on the outside. Serve as-is, or douse with Maple Butter Pecan Sauce for extra wow factor. Simple to make, sounds […]

Perfect Roast Beef

Roast beef might sound fancy and complicated to make, but it’s actually quite simple! With a good piece of meat and some simple herbs, you can have roast beef that’s way more tender and flavorful than the store-bought kind. Pair it with pillowy mashed potatoes smothered in your favorite gravy. Below, we break down what’s most important to know when […]

Slow-Cooker Pot Roast

During the cold weather season, filling comfort food is what we crave to warm us up on those chilly nights. When it comes to comfort food, you can’t get much more stick-to-your-ribs comforting than a hearty pot roast. After a long day, there’s nothing quite like serving up a plate of rich, flavorful […]

How To Cook Rice

Just can’t master the art of cooking rice on the stovetop? No stress—you’re not alone. Many things can go wrong when prepping rice: too gummy, too hard, burnt. But, once you’ve got it down, it’s simple to get it right every time. Before you know it, you’ll have a steaming bowl of […]

Salmon & Potato Skillet

We love a hands-off dinner, and this salmon and potato skillet is just that. In just 45 minutes, you’ll have an easy, delicious, and filling meal that can be customized every time you make it. This simple meat and potatoes combo was inspired by my grandpa’s favorite meal of canned salmon and russet potatoes […]

Tomato-Butter Roast Chicken

I am firmly in the camp that everyone should know how to properly roast a chicken, and this should be the recipe you try. Tomato butter works wonders on chicken. Not only does it keep the bird moist, but the healthy dose of tomato paste brings a slightly sweet, umami acidity, […]

Pork Roast with Crispy Crackling

It’s your dream come true: The best ever Pork Roast with ultra-tender flesh and ultra-crispy pork crackling! This pork shoulder roast uses a simple but highly effective method to make pork crackle really crispy. Every. Single. Time. And without scoring the skin! Served with a homemade gravy for pork, this is The Roast […]

Maple Glazed Ham

Maple Glazed Ham – this is the ham glaze you use when you want to add a special touch to your festive baked ham, but still keep it easy! The most incredible sticky glaze with the subtle fragrance of maple and hint of holiday spices, this is THE Christmas Ham recipe I make to gift and […]