This week I hope Hamish will be happy to attempt something a little more complicated.
This recipe is an adaptation of something I remember watching Rick Stein cook, as a simple, earthy, and satisfying meal.
Again, it's a one-pot wonder.
Sausages & Potatoes (for 1)
You will need: Frying Pan, lid or tinfoil for the pan, knife, spoon, cup
2 large potatoes
2 sausages or 4 little ones, full flavoured, preferably a bit spicy
1 large onion
1 clove garlic
1T or so of butter
some parsley if you can lay your hands on it
Peel the potatoes and chop into 2 inch pieces. If you have large sausages cut each into 4 pieces, if you have little sausages twist them in half and cut at the twist to make 8 pieces. Of course if you think you need more sausages feel free to add them! Cut the onion into largish pieces. Grate the peel off the lemon, and squeeze the juice into a cup.
Add the onion, butter and garlic to the frying pan and cook for about 5-10 mins till onion is soft. Add the sausages and potatoes, fry gently to brown a little. Add the lemon zest and juice. Add only a tiny bit of water - this is not a stew. Turn down the heat till it is just simmering, add the lid. Leave to cook till the potatoes are ready, about 30 mins. Check often, and add a splash or two of water if it needs to stop it sticking. To serve stir in a few tablespoons of chopped parsley. Heap onto plate and eat.
Hamish reported that these were absolutely delicious!