Occasion recipes

Have an occasion coming up and stuck for ideas? Well, not to worry for we have conjured up a variety of recipes for occasions which tick the boxes for both quality and quantity. The following creations are ideal for keeping guests happy and full for weddings, parties and events. Filling, completely delicious and fun!

Time for a special occasion

Pulled Pork & Tomato Layered Potato Bake

Pulled Pork & Tomato Layered Potato Bake

Here's a clever way to use up leftovers from a weekend roast. Packed with hearty flavours and warming herbs and spices, it's a real mid-week treat. 

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins

Quick Potato and Haddock Gratin

Quick Potato and Haddock Gratin

Celebrate the warmer weather with this deliciously quick Potato and Haddock gratin. Perfect to enjoy with family or friends!

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Greek potato and chicken parcels with pomegranate, spinach and sumac

Greek potato and chicken parcels with pomegranate, spinach and sumac

Get your Greek on with these yummy Potato and Chicken filo Parcels. Generously filled with spinach  and spiced with sumac, this dish is set to be a party sensation! 

Sprinkle with natural yogurt and pomegranate seeds for that extra-special finish.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins

Deconstructed Chicken Kiev and Potato Parcels

Deconstructed Chicken Kiev and Potato Parcels

Enjoy  this tasty modern twist on the traditional Chicken Kiev. Layered with thinly sliced potato and oozing in garlic butter, this dish is one you definitely won't want to miss.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins

Quick Pork and Potato dumplings with Korean kimchi

Quick Pork and Potato dumplings with Korean kimchi

Amaze your guests with these deliciously quick and easy Pork and Potato dumplings. Seasoned with traditional Korean flavours, this recipe is the perfect showstopper for all occasions.

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Buffalo-style slow cooked potato and chicken with slaw, wedge salad and ranch dressing

Buffalo-style slow cooked potato and chicken with slaw, wedge salad and ranch dressing

Switch on that Slow Cooker and impress your friends with this buffalo-style Potato and Chicken recipe. Served with homemade slaw' and a wedge salad, this dish is sure to please any crowd! 

  • Prep in: 25 mins
  • Cook in: 2-4 hours / 120-240 mins

Korean Kimchi potato slaw on sourdough toast, topped with a fried egg

Korean Kimchi potato slaw on sourdough toast, topped with a fried egg

Enjoy a taste of Korea with this healthy Kimchi potato slaw. Paired with toasted sourdough and a runny fried egg, this dish is perfect for any occasion!

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Mexican beef lettuce tacos with potato tortilla chips

Mexican beef lettuce tacos with Potato tortilla chips

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Make it Mexican with these awesome beef lettuce tacos and potato tortilla chips. Flavoured with spicy chilli powder and cool sour cream, these are perfect for any fiesta!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Charred potato, grilled peach and sliced lamb with parsley dressing

Charred potato, grilled peach and sliced lamb with parsley dressing

Get your griddle on with this delicious charred potato, grilled peach and sliced lamb dish. Paired with a homemade parsley dressing, this is the perfect mid-week meal to enjoy yourself or share with friends

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins

Tuna, Edamame, Potato and Macadamia Poke Buddha Bowl

Tuna, Edamame, Potato and Macadamia Poke Buddha Bowl

Add some colour to your recipe bank with this tantalizingly tasty Buddha Bowl. This trendy and refreshing dish is perfect for those warmer evenings with loved ones. 

Vegan or Vegetarian? No problem - just replace the tuna with more avocado and you're good to go!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Fondant Potato with Poached Salmon and easy Beurre Blanc

Fondant Potato with Poached Salmon and easy Beurre Blanc

Master your french culinary skills with this indulgent fondant potato and poached salmon recipe. Served with an easy Beurre Blanc sauce, this tasty dish is perfect for enjoying yourself or impressing your friends!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 35 mins

Potato farl steak sandwich with caramelised red onion and cheese sauce

Potato Farl Steak sandwich with caramelised red onion and cheese sauce

Calling meat lovers everywhere! Indulge yourself in this Potato Farl steak sandwich with caramelised red onion and creamy cheese sauce. Perfect for a tasty lunchtime treat or a quick mid week meal.

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins

Indian spiced potato and coconut curry with sambal and mint chutney

Indian Spiced Potato and Coconut Curry with Sambal and Mint chutney

Enjoy a taste of India with this spiced potato and coconut curry. With a hint of sambal and delicious homemade chutney, this dish is sure please any crowd.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins

St. Patrick’s Day Potato, Bacon & Cabbage Gratin

St. Patrick’s Day Potato, Bacon & Cabbage Gratin

Celebrate St Patrick’s day with family and friends in true Irish style. Cook up a storm with this modern twist on beloved, traditional Irish ingredients.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins

Chaat Masala Spicy Street Snacks from India 

Chaat Masala Spicy Street Snacks from India Recipe

Chaat Masala is a spice powder mix traditionally used in Indian cuisine. By combining these delicious flavours with prawns, courgette and potatoes it makes for a delicious supper dish.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Patatas Bravas with Chorizo in Red Wine Sauce

Patatas Bravas with Chorizo in Red Wine Sauce

Treat yourself to a taste of Spain! Packed with chorizo and red wine, this is sure to please a crowd.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Duchesse Mini Fish Pies 

Duchesse Mini Fish Pies Recipe

This twist on a classic fish pie is perfect as party finger food.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Jansson's Temptation Style Fish & Potato Gratin 

Jansson's Temptation Style Fish & Potato Gratin Recipe

Here's our take on a traditional Swedish dish. Jansson’s temptation, or Janssons frestelse, is creamy, warming and hearty.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins

Sweet and Spicy Lamb & Potato Filled Squash

Sweet and Spicy Lamb & Potato Filled Squash Recipe

This hearty dish combines warming, exotic spices with more traditional ingredients - lamb and squash. Easy to create, but so delicious - why not give it a try?

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins

Greek Style Beef and Potato Moussaka

Greek Style Beef and Potato Moussaka Recipe

Moussaka is the ultimate Greek comfort food, but this healthy version means you can enjoy it guilt-free. Enjoy something a little different for dinner tonight!

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 35 mins

Blue cheese mini burgers with potato buns

Blue cheese mini burgers with potato buns

The perfect recipe to impress your friends - try these small yet delicious burgers with buns made from potato. Enjoy!

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Ham, Cheese and Potato Croquette

Ham, Cheese and Potato Croquettes Recipe

This recipe is such a crowd pleaser! The combination of a strong cheese, ham and silky potato makes for a delicious snack that is surprisingly quick to whip up.

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Broccoli, Stilton Apple Potato Ramekins

Broccoli, Stilton and Apple Potato Ramekins Recipe

The combination of broccoli, Stilton and apple creates a delicious rich flavour in this dish. Enjoy these yummy ramekins as a starter, or served as party food. 

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins

Dhal Vada

Dhal Vada, Spicy Potato and Lentil Snacks Recipe

Serve up something deliciously different for your guests this party season. These Indian street food snacks are really aromatic and satisfying.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins

Potato Blinis with Smoked Salmon

Potato Blinis with Smoked Salmon Recipe

Create wonderfully vibrant canapes by using purple potatoes. The combination of smoked salmon and horseradish creme fraiche works beautifully, and these can be served as a starter or for sharing.

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

moroccan-spiced baked potato crisps

Moroccan-spiced Baked Potato Crisps with Rose Harissa Dip Recipe

These deliciously moreish crisps will have your guests coming back for more this party season! Perfect for when you'd like to serve something a little out of the ordinary.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Spiralised Potato Wrapped Cod with Herbs

Spiralised Potato Wrapped Cod with Herbs Recipe

Impress your guests with this delicious herby cod dish, which is ready in under half an hour!

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins

Sri Lankan Beef and Potato Curry

Sri Lankan Beef and Potato Curry Recipe

This creamy, aromatic curry is a really comforting dish that is simple to prepare but perfectly satisfying.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 40 mins

Loaded mexican potato skins

Loaded Mexican Potato Skins Recipe

These loaded potato skins are simple to prepare and the perfect Friday night treat! Make them in batches and enjoy with friends or family.

  • Cook in: 30 mins

Turkey Bubble and Squeak with Crisp Ham Shards

Turkey Bubble and Squeak with Crisp Ham Shards Recipe

This delicious recipe is perfect for using up leftover roast turkey after Christmas! Perfect when served with a runny poached egg.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins

Mexican Chilli Potato Wedges Recipe

Parboil the potatoes and then grill for a lighter, but still damn tasty Friday night sharing dish to chill out in front of the TV with, or serve at a party. Dos cervezas por favor!

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Tuscan Potatoes with Pork Loin Steaks and Pancetta Recipe

Really simple to make, and the combination of juices from the pork and the fresh lemon really pack flavour!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Tandoori Style Potato and Chicken Recipe

Four green lights on the traffic light system - a tasty and healthy alternative to your Saturday night take away. Just pop it all on one tray and stick it in the oven, easy!

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Potato & Chicken Pad Thai Recipe

For a twist on a Saturday night takeaway without the noodles, why not try this delicious Potato Pad Thai recipe for a healthy treat night?

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 8 mins

Spring Lamb, Potato and Orange Stew

Lamb and orange isn't necessarily the first combination that 'springs' to mind, but trust us - this one works!

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins

Brazilian Potato & Vegetable Kebab

Famed for their presence at street food events throughout Brazil, Espetinhos are Portuguese kebabs - simple and tasty, and the possibility of combinations are endless!

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Spiralized Potato Salad Recipe

Spiralizing a potato makes is quicker to cook, and adds a fun twist to your dish.  This light salad looks and tastes great!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Cod & Potato Cakes with Melted Cheddar Centre Recipe

Try making these fish cakes - the gooey, cheesy middle makes them to die for!

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Spanish Style Potato, Prawn and Chorizo Salad

Quick to cook, vibrant colours and fantastic flavours transporting you to the Spanish Costas - now to find the weather to go with it!

  • Prep in: 20 mins
  • Cook in: 15 mins

New Potatoes & Cod en Papillote Recipe

Baked fish and potatoes in parchment - a healthy way of cooking by steaming the fish from the inside - locks in all the flavours too.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Mini Hasselback Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic Recipe

Simple and effective, these Hasselback potatoes are perfect for a lazy lunch or a party nibble.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 35 mins

Potato Pancakes!

Danish Potato Pancakes with Asparagus Recipe - Pancake Day 2017

Perfect pancakes - why not get the kids involved making them, while you look after the filling? This recipe is ideal for Pancake Day 2017!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Hot Wok Potato and Beef Stir-Fry

Recreate your Saturday night takeaway with this healthier version - it tastes as great as it looks!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 10 mins

Spanish Flamenco Potatoes with Pork Roast Recipe

These punchy potatoes coupled with a moist tenderloin are great for a quick midweek roast, or even a centre piece at a dinner party to share.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 25 mins

Beijing Spiced Potato and Chicken Roast Recipe

Soy, honey and ginger combined with the darker meat from the thigh make this a dish rich in flavour, perfect for a midweek family meal.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 20-25 mins

Leftover Roast Lunch Hash

Don't let your leftovers go to waste. Try this delicious Roast Lunch Hash.

  • Cook in: 20 mins

High fibre

Chana Aloo Masala Recipe (Potato & Chickpea)

Attempting to make a classic Indian masala? Why not try this recipe containing potatoes, spinach and chickpeas for a nutritious dinner meal.

  • Cook in: 30 mins

High fibre

Low sat fat

Jamaican Jerk Potato and Black Bean Curry

Looking for a Jamaican jerk twist on your meal? Try this potato and black bean curry for a filling evening dish that's a tasty as is it nutritious!

  • Cook in: 30 mins

Easy Tray Potato Bake with Moroccan Lamb Tagine Recipe

Attempting your first tagine? This recipe is suitable for all cooking levels and is easy to make taking only 25 minutes.

  • Cook in: 25 mins

Low sat fat

High protein

Fragrant Malaysian Fish and Potato Light Curry

Looking for a healthy and light curry? This recipe is perfect for those looking for a light option and is tasty too! Contains fish.

  • Cook in: 20 mins

High protein

Low sat fat

Pan Seared Cod with Potatoes and Chorizo

Try this pan seared cod for a healthy evening meal. Containing chorizo, peppers and paprika for a spicy kick.

  • Cook in: 25 mins

Good source of omega-3 fats

High fibre

Poached Salmon & Potato Salad with Crème Fraîche Recipe

Experience salmon combine with its flavoursome accomplices of mustard, crème fraîche, and green veg in this indulgent, light and fresh recipe.

  • Cook in: 20 mins

Low fat

High protein

Thai Chicken and Potato Curry

Give this delicious Thai chicken and potato curry a go! Not only is it super tasty it is also low fat and high in protein!

  • Cook in: 25 mins

Potato & Turnip Gratin

Indulge yourself with some comfort food and try this potato and turnip gratin, incredibly simple and quick to make and super tasty!

  • Prep in: 25 mins
  • Cook in: 45 mins

Potato & Onion Pakoras

Bring a taste of India into your kitchen with these potato and onion pakoras. They're delicious and great for sharing!

Lebanese Spiced Potatoes

Spice up your potatoes with this Lebanese spiced potato recipe, it makes a great side dish to add to any meal especially Lebanese or Indian!

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 20 mins

Chicken Chasseur & Mashed Potatoes

This recipe for the popular French dish chicken chasseur served with mash potato is amazingly flavoursome and makes a great dish for a dinner party!

  • Prep in: 30 mins
  • Cook in: 60 mins

Spanish Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Why not put a Spanish twist on a home favourite and try out this recipe for Spanish mashed potato, it even comes with bacon!

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins