Clodagh’s Weeknight Kitchen
BOOKSELLING IRELAND COOKBOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 – Shortlisted
Looking for weeknight dinner inspiration? Whether you want to cut down on meat, save time and energy in the kitchen, or simply limit the washing up, Clodagh McKenna is here to help widen your weeknight recipe repertoire with 100 interesting, simple and delicious dishes.
Packed full of Clodagh’s favourite go-to dishes, these recipes are all easy and stress free, as well as nutritious and satisfying. There are ‘Quick Fixes’ that can be on the table in less than 30 minutes, ‘One & Done’ offering a variety of one-dish dinners, including roasting tin meals, one-pot stews and casseroles, plus some great batch-cooks like the Spiced Chicken & Chickpea Curry. There are vegetarian dishes like Harvest Salad with Kale, Apple, Beetroot & Grilled Halloumi and ‘Friday Night Gatherings’ suppers, including Fish Tacos with Pea Guacamole. The recipes in ‘Storecupboard Stand-bys’ are based on staples like pasta and canned tomatoes and don’t require a long list of ingredients, with dishes like Margherita Risotto and Prawn, Chilli & Lemon Linguine, while the final chapter is full of easy desserts such as Quick Chocolate Rosewater Mousses and Lemon Cheesecake.
With her trademark twists and beautiful attention to detail, Clodagh’s inspirational but achievable dishes elevate the simple into something special and offer the answers to all your weeknight dinner dilemmas.