Mackerel croquettes with herby couscous

By Matt Tebbutt From Saturday Kitchen Ingredients For the béchamel 250–300ml/9–10fl oz full-fat milk (or any milk) 1 bay leaf 1 garlic clove 2 thyme sprigs (or dried thyme or any other herb) 30g/1oz unsalted butter 50g/1¾oz plain flour 100g/3½oz strong cheddar, grated (or any hard cheese) 1 …

Sweet potato gnocchi with caper sauce and warm halloumi

By Matt Tebbutt From Saturday Kitchen Ingredients For the gnocchi 1 sweet potato 3 free-range egg yolks 25–50g/1–1¾oz plain flour (optional) salt and freshly ground black pepper For the caper sauce knob of butter 1 shallot, finely chopped 50ml/2fl oz white wine 2 …

Tamarind-glazed tuna with watercress and broccoli salad

By Matt Tebbutt From Saturday Kitchen Ingredients For the watercress and broccoli salad 150g/5½oz purple sprouting broccoli or any green vegetable 150g/5½oz Tenderstem broccoli or any green vegetable 100g/3½oz sugar-snap peas or any green vegetable 50g/1¾oz watercress handful pea shoots 1 avocado, peeled, halved, …

Roast cauliflower steaks with blue cheese beignets

By Matt Tebbutt From Saturday Kitchen Ingredients For the blue cheese beignets 50g/1¾oz unsalted butter 70g/2½oz plain flour 1 free-range egg, plus 3 free-range egg yolks 150g/5½oz Roquefort (or vegetarian blue cheese), crumbled polenta or flour, for dusting vegetable oil, for …

Boulanger potatoes with ham, braised fennel and garlic crumbs

By Matt Tebbutt From Saturday Kitchen Ingredients For the boulanger potatoes with ham 4 large potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1 small cooked ham joint, thinly sliced 3 onions, thinly sliced 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 2 tsp chopped thyme 200g/7oz unsalted butter, …

Steak tartare with shoestring fries, kidney and cavolo nero

By Matt Tebbutt From Saturday Kitchen Ingredients For the steak tartare 200g/7oz beef rump, sirloin or fillet 20g/¾oz tomato ketchup 1 tbsp snipped fresh chives good splash Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp Dijon mustard good few drops Tabasco 1 tbsp baby capers …

Risotto cakes with a creamy mushroom sauce and chicken livers

By Matt Tebbutt From Saturday Kitchen Ingredients For the risotto cakes 3 tbsp olive oil 30g/1oz butter 1 onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme leaves 1 bay leaf 150g/5½oz Arborio rice 125ml/4fl oz white wine 1 litre/1¾ …