Patrickdrake's Recipes

Vietnamese Papaya Salad In A Runaway Cab

A few weeks ago the guys at Hailo Cabs got in touch to set me a challenge. They wanted to know if I could throw together lunch in the back of a moving cab between my house in east London and the Thames Embankment. That's about 10 minutes. Never one to refuse... - 80.1277

Quick, Easy, Moist Rhubarb Cake

GETTING READY 1. In a bowl, mix together rhubarb and sugar. Set aside to soften. 2. Grease a baking tin with butter and line it with baking paper. 3. Preheat oven to 180 degree C. MAKING 4. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter, sugar, orange zest, and... - 103.015

Rabbit Cooks The Ultimate Carrot Soup

This carrot soup with pancetta, lentils and homemade croutons is the culinary equivalent of a cashmere covered bear hug. Happy cooking! - 116.857

Passionate Valentine's Beetroot Risotto

Call me revolutionary but I'd say that a restaurant set with 50 tables for 2 and a Backstreet Boys Ballads album on loop isn't that romantic. So with that in mind switch things up a little this 14th February with a bit of DIY dinner dating... With a... - 117.074

Vanilla Infused Mauritian Chicken Curry

So a couple of weeks ago I headed off to Mauritius to film an advert for the island and work on a new pilot. In between takes I had 10 minutes to sneak into the kitchen of the island's famous Bois Cheri tea plantation to discover a local speciality! - 104.703

Wine And Herb Infused Christmas Brussels Sprouts With Toasted Pine Nuts

Once a year these fellas rear their bulbous little heads in our homes, but after years of systematic torture at the hands of amateur cooks they've got a pretty bad rep. I've put a new spin on sprouts - steaming them in white wine and herbs before cooking with... - 122.311

Legendry Tabasco Jambalaya With Honey And Orange

I'm not gonna' lie. The prospect of working with a legend is a pretty daunting one. Especially when they're so hot. As it turns out, Tabasco couldn't be easier to work with and it wasn't long before this tasty jambalaya recipe was rocking out The 60 Second... - 121.991

Hello Fresh Ping Calzone Pizza

When I decided to put a Calzone pizza on the Hello Fresh menu I quickly realised it was going to take more than a recipe card to really show people the technique. That's why I headed to one of London's best pizza restaurants ""PING"" in Earl's Court to learn... - 126.029

Prawn And Prosciutto Linguine

GETTING READY 1. Put the water in pan. Cover and bring it to boil. 2. Prepare the ingredients according to the list. MAKING 1. In a frying pan, heat olive oil on medium high heat. Add green chillies and sauté. 2. Put the tiger prawns, prosciutto and stir it... - 116.536

The Innocent Olympics

MAKING 1. Take a cup and pour the smoothie into it. 2. In a pan, put the gelatin, add 2 tablespoons of the smoothie into it and heat on low heat till the gelatin dissolves completely. 3. Pour the gelatin mix into the smoothie. 4. Fill a nitrous canister with... - 101.5

Best Spanish Turron Mousse

This would be an incredible dessert after my Spanish Tortilla and in fact both recipes were taught to me by one of my favourite chefs Jose Pizarro who used to run Brindisa in Borough Market and now had the highly successful Jose in Bermondsey Street.  - 107.951

Best Huevos Rancheros With A Twist

This is my take on the traditional Mexican breakfast recipe - similar ingredients to the original but just presented a little differently. This version is really healthy and if you've got a hangover it will kick start your day - its practically a Mexican... - 103.303

Best Authentic Guacamole

When BBQ season starts don’t go buying that nasty looking long life guacamole from the supermarket. The real stuff can be made in 2 minutes flat and it tastes and looks so much better. You can also use it in my awesome Huevos Rancheros recipe. - 104.877

Best Chili Con Carne

Here's a quick video I put together for Hello Fresh to make the best chili con carne. Its actually a chocolate chili con carne, using star anise to give a great depth of flavour with minimal cooking time. - 105.899

Christmas Vegetables - Best Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts that actually taste good.... Here's a quick recipe to replace those soggy little green things we normally have to endure on Christmas Day ! Butter, pine nuts, garlic, wine and herbs....try them out...and if the worst comes to the worst you... - 89.0328

Salmon En Papillote With Ratatouille

Salmon en papillote with ratatouille is a wonderful combination of delectable flavors and a mix of textures that will twist your taste buds. The ambrosial ratatouille compliments the salmon in the most perfect way. Take a look at this video for more recipe... - 91.8109

Classic Ratatouille

Classic ratatouille is an age old traditional dish that is ever green and even today brings smiles on diners faces. Watch this video for an excellent recipe of this classic dish. Its vibrant, delicious and rustic. - 90.6998

Homemade Red Onion Marmalade

Homemade red onion marmalade! You heard right onion marmalade and it is an awesome condiment to use with a range of dishes. It adds a zing to every dish when you add it in. Watch the video and try it, for its going to be your long term friend. - 88.4032

Cheese Toast With Marmite And Onion Marmalade

Cheese toast with marmite and onion marmalade is a fantastic recipe that will show your creativity with cooking as well as choosing ingredients. Watch this video for the simple steps of preparing this lively and scrumptious dish. - 89.067

Penne With Tomato Basil And Smoked Salmon

Penne with tomato basil and smoked salmon is a simple dish following the age old sauce but with a twist. Take a look at how you can make this awesome dish for yourself and your loved ones. It is a great option for romantic dinners. View the video for recipe... - 91.9637

Quick Bruschetta

Quick bruschetta is probably the simplest and easiest bruschetta recipes of all time. Watch this video for this wonderful age old classic Italian dish that attracts people even today to share a few moments of joy while munching on it. - 89.3516

Simple Tomato Salsa

Let's do the Salsa, baby! Patrick Drake in here is making his version of a spicy, chunky Tomato Salsa. (Besides, he is hot!) Got tomatoes? Yes! Then make this tangy spellbinder to go well with your Enchiladas and Huevos Rancheros. Bon Appetit! - 89.6486

Indian Inspired Chickpea And Vegetable Curry

Let me tell you something, this recipe out here is like a pimped out version of Chana Masala (chick pea curry). Watch Patrick Drake as he adds his own twist to the curry and pulls it off! And it is a great dish whether you are vegetarian, vegan or just fancy... - 88.9436

Italian Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is one of those dishes that everyone seems to have an opinion on....especially the Italians! It is gonna taste absolutely incredible - rich, woody - really rustic! Watch and learn from Patrick Drake as he prepares this in this recipe.... - 88.3899

Classic Eggs Benedict

Some say that the ultimate hangover cure is the Eggs Benedict! I'm am not sure about those theories, but feel free to eat and tell. Lol! Watch Patrick Drake as he makes this heaven sent combination of poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, toasted muffin and (in... - 89.1385

Easy Hollandaise Sauce

No, Hollandaise Sauce is not something that only the chefs make in the restaurants. You can make it too in the comfort of your home in no time. Trust me. Watch and learn this easy recipe from the ever so hot Patrich Drake. Mazel Tov! - 84.7185

Pan Fried Salmon

Pan Fried Salmon is easy and don't let it scare the jeepers-creepers out of you. Watch the hot Patrick Drake show you how to make this dish in this video. Cooking a fillet of fish is easier than you imagine! - 87.7231

Ultimate Mashed Potatoes

Oh Patrick, Patrick, how can you make this simple recipe sound so sexy? Well ladies, here in this video, you will learn how to make that creamy and ridiculously tasty mashed potatoes. They are so good they make your insides want to take you out on a spa day... - 88.7268

Comfort Food - Best Shepherds Pie

Damn, Partick Drake is not only handsome, but can also shows the world that the English food is not boring. Watch him make this delicious Shepherd's Pie in this video, and of course learn the recipe. Ladies, this is what we call as 'double whammy' in the... - 91.7622

Salmon En Papillote With Ratatouille Nicoise

If you are fond of salmon, try this salmon recipe out. Ratatouille Nicoise with salmon en papillote is a super simple recipe, which can be used for making dinner or lunch for a large gathering. The salmon fillet is wrapped as a parcel here and steamed in... - 90.5168

Provencal Ratatouille

If you are inspired by French cuisine, you must have surely heard of Ratatouille. But even if you have not, you can just watch the video here and know about the dish and its recipe. Flavored with spices and herbs, this is made by combining zucchini, eggplant... - 91.086

Easy Onion Marmalade

If you love having foods topped with marmalade, here is an amazingly tasty onion marmalade recipe for you. Watch the video to see how the chef makes red onion marmalade by frying onions with garlic, herbs, wine and vinegar. What are you waiting for, just tune... - 88.4383

Marmite Cheesy Toast With Red Onion Marmalade

If you are a cheese lover, then you must surely try this marmite cheese toast along with red onion marmalade recipe. This snack is easy to make and is good in taste too. So, try it out now! - 85.9218

Omelette With Egg White

If you are one of them who love to eat eggs but cannot bear the taste of yolks, here is an amelette made of egg whites just for you. It is indeed a very simple and easy breakfast recipe which makes use of very few ingredients. You can however anytime alter... - 91.1764

Delicious Penne Pasta With Smoked Salmon In Creamy Tomato Sauce

If you have a friend coming over who is obsessed with pasta, why not treat him with something special this time. Penne pasta with smoked salmon in creamy tomato sauce is a tangy pasta which just tastes awesome. Flavored with seasoning and herbs, this dish is... - 91.1322

Chocolate Fondue With Fruits

Wanna have something sweet after your meals? Why not make some interesting and easy chocolate fondue? If you don't know how it is made, watch the video here and learn this delicious fondue. Well, now you can have it as it is or top it on fruits of choice or... - 92.6674

Rustic Style Bruschetta

Looking for an idea to make a starter that is something like canapés? Here is a dish that can be made ahead of time and all with some bread and common flavorings for your guests. Impressive food made in easy steps. - 113.924

Juicy Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks

If you like eating non vegetarian, you must give a try to the lamb shank recipe shown in this video. Watch the video and see how the chef first browns the lamb and then slow cooks and season it to make it delightfully flavorful and tasty. - 112.081

Glutenfree Quinoa Salad

If quinoa is one of your favorite foods, use this grain now to make a healthy glutenfree quinoa salad. Combined with the chicken stock and stir fried veggies, this salad makes a perfect meal and can be relished before the main course or as a main meal dish.... - 94.4111

Pea And Goat Cheese Risotto

If you are fond of risottos, do try this one for sure. Pea and goat cheese risotto is a summer dish with fine flavors. Made easily by combining rice with veggies, this is a dish for which your friends will love you for sure. - 91.562

Goi Du Du

If salads is your latest obsession, then do try goi du du. Goi dudu is a Vietnamese Papaya Salad which tastes amazingly delicious and refreshing. Made by combining green papaya with a variety of herbs, nuts and seasoning, the salad tastes just divine and is... - 93.4104

Easy Winter Soup

If you crave for soups on every winter evening, here is what you can make easily and treat your taste buds. The winter vegetable soup is a perfect soup which is made by combining the goodness of vegetables and is flavored with seasoning and fresh chopped... - 117.896

Easy Poached Egg

Eggs make a super breakfast and if you are one of them who like them in any form, here is a video for you. Watch the video to learn how to perfectly poach an egg. Also take some tips from the chef while poaching the egg. I am sure the breakfast will be more... - 108.759

How To Cook Fish: Perfect Easy Pan-fried Salmon

If salmon is what you wanna eat, here is quick salmon recipe for you. The chef in the video shows not only how to cook the salmon but also how to prepare it for making the dish. Just use some butter and a tinge of lemon and relish the tasty bites of pan fried... - 116.914

Best (and Easy) Mashed Potato / Pommes Mousseline

For all potato lovers out there, here is a quick and easy potato dish for you all which can be relished as breakfast, snack or a main course dish. It is the creamy mashed potatoes. Watch the video to learn how to make these mashed potatoes ny adding milk,... - 86.4395

Southern Thai Gaeng Mussaman Gai

Thai friends coming over for dinner or lunch? Why not surprise them with your cooking skills by making interesting gaeng mussaman gai or Southern Thai chicken curry. Thick and creamy in texture, this curry is a marvelous combination of spices, vegetables ,... - 90.6206

Thai Moo Pad Krapaw

If you wanna taste of Thailand in your kitchen, go for moo pad krapaw recipe. This stir fried pork along with flavor of basil and spices tastes simply amazing and can be cooked easily in very short span of time. Relish the dish along with breads or have it... - 91.038

Panfried Chicken With Mushroom Sauce And Caramelized Carrot And Onion

If you are craving for something light, fresh and healthy, here is a must watch video for you. The chef here shows how to make delectable lunch consisting of pan fried chicken with wild mushroom sauce and caramelized carrot and onion. This super easy and... - 90.5589

Hummus With Pine Nuts And Paprika

If you are looking for a vegan recipe, here is one for you. Hummus is a Middle Eastern spread which is usually relished with pita bread. This spread or dip tastes amazing and here the chef shows how to make it easily at home. Watch the video and enjoy the... - 92.0356

Delightful Salmon Pasta, Bruschetta And Chocolate Fondue

So, you are expecting guests and you wanna impress them with your culinary skills? We can help you here or must say this video can help you as the chef shows how to make three amazing dishes all in one go. Delicious bruschetta, salmon pasta and yummilicious... - 85.5026

Beefy Chorizo Burger

if you are hunting for snack ideas, here is a beefy chorizo burger just for you. Easy to make, the patty for burger tastes divine. Prepared with minced beef, bread crumbs, chorizo and cheese, these patties are barbequed or grilled and one crisp served on buns... - 92.1901

Honey Vinegar Muscadel Salad Dressing

If you are really looking for some quick and easy salad dressing idea, here is one just for you. This dressing is a hearty combination of vinegar with olive oil, honey, lemon and salt and gives the green a mild flavor. Enjoy the dressing with greens and... - 94.9222

Tortilla Espanola

If you have been to Spain, you must be knowing about the national dish of the place. Well, you guessed it right I am talking about Tortilla Espanola or the Spanish Omelete which can be savored as Tapas or with sandwich or as full course meal. If you are still... - 90.7098