Jess Cooks Recipes

Homemade Tortilla Chips

Homemade Tortilla Chips

A brilliant way to create a tasty snack from tortilla wraps that are a bit past their best. Perfect for dipping in hummus, guacamole or a homemade tomato salsa! Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 tortilla wraps Olive oil Paprika Ground cuminGround coriander...

Prawn Chow-Mein

Prawn Chow-Mein

This is one of my favourite “fakeaway” recipes, and so much quicker and healthier than your local Chinese! Another perfect 10 minute tea for the kids as well. Ingredients (Serves 4) For the marinade: 2 cloves garlic (crushed)2 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger2...

Red Lentil Dahl

Red Lentil Dahl

You won’t believe how a meal this tasty can be so quick and easy. This is one of my favourite plant-based, family recipes. I love to serve it with roasted sweet potatoes, toasted pitta bread strips and a big dollop of mango chutney! Ingredients (serves 4) 2 tbsp oil...

Cheese & Ham Pancakes

Cheese & Ham Pancakes

I love a ten minute tea, and this is a favourite in our house. Also perfect for packed lunches and picnics! Ingredients (makes 6-8) 110g plain flour1 tsp baking powder1 tsp bicarbonate of sodaPinch of salt150ml milk 1 large eggChopped ham and grated...

Super Easy Soda Bread

Super Easy Soda Bread

No kneading, no proving - you can have this on the table in under 45 minutes. We love to top it with grated parmesan, but you could mix in some herbs, seeds, chunks of soft cheese or drizzle some pesto on top!  Ingredients (makes one medium-sized loaf) 150g...

Homemade Mini Cheddar Stars

Homemade Mini Cheddar Stars

These homemade versions of one of the nation’s favourite snacks are always a hit with the kids, and unlike the real thing are palm oil, powdered cheese and glucose syrup free. Perfect for lunchboxes and picnics! Ingredients (makes approx 30 – 35 mini stars) 75g plain...

Super Speedy Tomato, Lemon & Garlic Pasta

Super Speedy Tomato, Lemon & Garlic Pasta

A delicious, fresh, family dish that you can have on the table in less than 15 minutes!  Ingredients (Serves 4)  2 tbsp olive oil (plus extra for drizzling) 2 large cloves garlic (finely chopped)  3-4 sundried tomatoes (finely...