Leek and Potato SoupBy Ann Ogden GaffneyLeeks are full of grit. It’s easiest to clean them undercold running water after cutting or shredding them. Potato GaletteBy Ann Ogden GaffneyIt’s important to cook the potatoes slowly. Covering the pan over lowish heat acts a little like an oven. The potatoes cook through in their own steam without burning, releasing their starches to help the slices stick together. Meanwhile the edges of each slice gradually caramelize where they hit the hot bottom of the pan.Vegan Mocha Chocolate MousseBy Ann Ogden GaffneyWhile the chocolate is melting, combine the sugar and the hot espresso in a blender. Blend until the sugar is dissolved and the liquid is a light caramel color. Cool slightly.Cream of Cauliflower SoupBy Ann Ogden GaffneyLiquidize the soup in batches in a high-speed blender. Wipe out the pan. Return the blended soup to the pan to reheat.French Onion TartBy Ann Ogden GaffneyLet the onions gradually and gently cook down, stirring occasionally, about 25-30 minutesSourdough CrepesBy Ann Ogden GaffneySourdough crepes are an easy dare I say perfect way to use up leftover starter from the baking process. You can eat them straight away or make a batch for the freezer.Creme Caramel, FlanBy Ann Ogden GaffneyCrème caramel, flan, whatever you call it, is the best comfort dessert. Naturally gluten-free yumminess it’s so quick and easy to make!Easy Seafood GratinBy Ann Ogden GaffneyEasy seafood gratin is a slightly updated version of a favorite recipe in the ‘soothing’ chapter of my James Beard-nominated cookbook.Ann’s Tart Lemon TartBy Ann Ogden GaffneyPut the 2 whole lemons into a sauce pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil, cover. Lower the heat to a simmer. Cook until soft, about 20 minutesBasic Short Crust PastryBy Ann Ogden GaffneyUsing the tips of your fingers gradually rub the butter into the flour until it has the texture of coarse breadcrumbs. Grilled Tuna Salade NicoiseBy Ann Ogden GaffneyGrilled Tuna Salade Nicoise is the perfect food for hot weather, not only can it feed a cast of thousands, but the eggs and veggies can be cooked together in one pot and left in the fridge until you are ready to assemble the salad. Easy eats!Classic Mustard VinaigretteBy Ann Ogden GaffneyClassic Mustard Vinaigrette is one of my favorite salad dressings. Perfect with crunchier greens like romaine, it’s super easy to put together.Chicken Braised with Lemon and OnionsBy Ann Ogden GaffneyChicken braised with lemon and onions is a favorite weeknight dish that completely transforms skinless chicken breasts from bland into a tasty, comforting dinner with a flavor that says you spent hours on it, when you haven’t!Miracle ChickenBy Ann Ogden GaffneyMy mum used to make this for for me when I was a kid, and it’s still one of my favorite things to eat when I feel tired or run-down and in need of something light.Perfectly Easy Fish StewBy Ann Ogden GaffneyI love this perfectly easy fish stew. It is as easy to make as it is good to eat and is perfect for feeding a cast of thousands at dinner parties, or if the base is made in advance and frozen, a delicious weeknight supper for twoLouisiana Style Andouille & White Bean StewBy Ann Ogden GaffneyThis easy, warming Louisiana Style Andouille & White Bean Stew is a quick, spicy version of cassoulet, the classic French bean dish. It’s a real cold weather dish, satisfying and delicious.