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Recipes

  • Muddy Makes: Fluffy pancakes

    Ah, pancake day. It's really creped up on us this year, hasn't it! Don't fancy trying something new - what about this tried and tested fluffy pancake recipe?

  • Flipping good: four new pancakes recipes to try

    Had enough of lemon and sugar? Spice things up a bit this Pancake Day with an Iranian cardamom pancake, shredded duck pancake, or vegan version with blueberry compote.

  • Asian-inspired healthy dinners for reboot February

    January didn't quite live up to your healthy living expectations? Cosy food doesn't have to come at the cost of health. Try these tasty plant-based recipes made with warming ginger and miso.

  • February Feast for Two

    Feeling up for a challenge? This was to be Polurrian on the Lizard's head chef Liam's three course menu, written especially for Valentine's Day in the restaurant. As that is not to be, we thought it might make a nice meal to make at home instead. Ready, steady, cook!

  • Speedy Suppers: Fish Tacos

    Having one of those days (weeks?) when ‘make dinner’ is just one of 8 million things on your to-do list? Totally run out of ideas? Yup, us too. How about Thomasina Miers' fish tacos for a Friday night feast?

  • Fast and filling recipes for Feb

    No time/energy to cook (let alone make it healthy)? Don't worry, we've got you. Here are two low-effort, speedy suppers under 500 calories to feel good about.

  • Muddy Makes: Oyster Mignonette Sauces

    Indulged over the festive season but still craving the restaurant experience? Get your hands on some Cornish oysters and try them with one of these mignonette sauces from Philleigh Way Cookery School.

  • Eat Better Forever, Hugh? Oh, OK then.

    Spent December scoffing mince pies? Whip up a veg-packed soup or hot pot from Hugh's new cookbook and feel the smug glow of a healthy New Year.

  • Comforting classics from The Pie Room

    Ooh, is there anything more satisfying than good flaky pastry? These two warming recipes from Calum Franklin's new cookbook The Pie Room are just the ticket.

  • Cure your hangover with this red-hot recipe!

    We like it hot! Kick-start the year (and cure your sore head) with this fiery take on the classic tomato and vodka-based Bloody Mary from Tipsy Wight.

  • Turkey and mushroom leftover Christmas pie

    Bored of the yearly turkey sandwiches? Transform your Christmas Day leftovers with this delicious, super simple pie to serve four.

  • Muddy Makes: Potted Golden Turkey

    Behind every gourmet hang-out and home-cooked meal in the Duchy there’s an army of people growing, digging, nurturing, churning, blending, preserving, fishing and so much more; here at Muddy we are keen to tell their stories.

  • Muddy Makes: Espresso Christmas Pudding

    It's ‘Stir-up Sunday’ this, well, Sunday, so get your bake on with this twist on the trad Christmas pudding recipe from Rupert Cooper at Philleigh Way Cookery School.

  • Muddy Makes: Botelet’s Beetroot and Apple Overnight Oats

    This breakfast recipe celebrates fresh autumn ingredients - apples and beetroot - that can be found in abundance in Cornwall, and it packs it’s plant-powered punch offering a vibrant, nutritious start to the day.

  • Muddy Makes: Burnt Pumpkin Caponata

    Behind every gourmet hang-out and home-cooked meal in the Duchy there’s an army of people growing, digging, nurturing, churning, blending, preserving, fishing and so much more; here at Muddy we are keen to tell their stories.

  • Muddy Makes: Roasted squash, hogs pudding gnocchi with ricotta

    With the weather feeling distinctly cooler, we are in the mood for something warming and oven-cooked after months of BBQs and salads. We've a weekend supper sorted for you with this autumnal Cornish Italian dish.

  • Pear and Blackberry Tarte Tatin

    Feeling fruity? You will be with this sumptuous September dish. With foragable fruits on every corner we don't blame you for not being able to resist this sexy rustic French dish from Daylesford. Try it now.

  • Weekend recipe inspo, courtesy of Jessie Ware

    Marmalade chicken and miso chocolate chip cookies, anyone? Foodie singer Jessie Ware shares her #PerfectPairing recipes to celebrate M&S launching at Ocado. Dig in!

  • 8 unusual herbs to spice up your life

    Or your cooking and cocktails at the very least! Get your chops around these unusual herbs, perfect for everything from pepping up your barbecue to sweetening your mojito. Arriba!

  • Smokin’! The perfect summer burger recipe

    The weather's pulling a blinder this week, so fire up the BBQ and rustle up this bad boy with homemade ketchup (fancy!) from Muddy favourite The Pig group.

  • Quarantini time! Heston’s Gold Rush

    Looking to up your cocktail creds during lockdown? We've rifled through Heston Blumenthal’s cocktail bible, so perk yourself up with a Gold Rush.

  • Provençal fougasse with green and black olives

    Lockdown is the perfect time to get to grips with our favourite chewy loaf: sourdough. Ready, set, bake with this savoury share-and-tear number (you can skip the sharing bit if you like).

  • Speedy supper, anyone? Make THIS tonight

    Looking for healthy dinner ideas - take inspiration from Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock for a meal that's quick, tasty and packed with protein.

  • Cook THIS for dinner tonight

    Running out of ideas for midweek meals? Yup, us too. Take inspiration from the hottest new cookbook on the block by pop star Jessie Ware. Yum!

  • Asparagus tart with quails egg and prosciutto ham

    This super-simple tart recipe, from Cotswolds based Gluts & Gluttony, makes the most of seasonal ingredients and takes a mere 30 minutes. Count us in!

  • Recipe: A salad for sunny days

    This peach and lentil salad with warm pork tenderloin by renowned chefs Kate & Giancarlo Caldesi, is easy peasy, looks amazing and tastes delicious.

  • Speedy supper – cook this tonight!

    Sticky soy and honey roasted salmon with asparagus and sugar snap peas? Yours in just 30 minutes, madame!

  • 3 party cocktails – ready, steady, shake!

    Step away from the Chablis and try something different! We've got 5 copies of a cool new cocktail book to give away - and here are three autumn liveners from it to whet your whistle.

  • Speedy supper anyone?

    If you're sick to death of your weekday cooking repertoire (yup) then here's some quick and classy culinary inspiration for you. Yum!

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