Dinner Table

Pot-roasted chicken with strawberries

A simple meal of a whole chicken well-seasoned and roasted to golden, juicy perfection is truly hard to beat. The flavour is rich and earthy, and wonderfully succulent!

The aroma of this dish as it roasts away in the oven is utterly divine and typically your family will want very little alongside of it apart from some rustic roasted vegetables or salad, and crusty bread.

So for a cosy and comforting roasted chicken dinner, take inspiration from traditional beef pot roast and prepared this chicken pot roast with a whole tender roasted chicken, in a pot with lots of scrumptious juices to dip warm bread into. What a perfectly warming meal!

The chicken pot roast is a classic “peasant-style” dish, one where a few very simple ingredients are cooked together in one vessel, their delectable flavours mingling together until all is cooked to rustic perfection.

Make Beef Lasagne like an Italian

Beef lasagna is a well-loved family meal all over the world and my version with a trio of cheeses, béchamel and homemade tomato passata in a word is: SUBLIME. Between each moist layer of fresh egg pasta sheets is a mixture of veal and pork mince, smothered in sweet tomato sauce. There are two key things to make yours as good as mine – you need patience and quality ingredients, no shredded mozzarella or cheap passata here. No need to thank me, just make it, eat it and share it.

Recipes

Family meals provide an opportunity for family members to come together, strengthen ties and build better relationships. They build a sense of belonging which leads to better self-esteem. Family meal time gives parents a chance to be role models where they can set an example of healthy eating and engaging conversation. Most importantly, it helps build family relationships and harmony.

Prayers for the Dinner table

Sitting together as a family for dinner is one of the most important things you can do daily. Here are some of the best mealtime prayers for families that will bring you closer together and create an environment where love and sharing happens. We have many differnt prayers for you to choose from.

Conversation starters

Gathering at the Dinner Table provides an opportunity to connect with your family. Sometimes it may be difficult to start a conversation, but asking questions can help your family members to connect on a deeper level. Here are a wide range of interesting topics that they will enjoy and even learn from, without any lecturing. We have hundreds of questions for you to use that will get everyone involved.

No Fail Lamb Roast

This no-fail roasted leg of lamb recipe, with a special Mediterranean seasoning, will give you the BEST lamb roast every single time. Follow these simple tips for how to cook lamb leg, so that it is tender and packed with loads of flavour. This lamb recipe comes with meltingly delicious potatoes for the perfect meal in one pan

The Dinner Table

We are on a mission to reunite families at the Dinner Table.
Join us at The Dinner Table and to help families reconnect and communicate more effectively.
We want to help families be closer, sharing and loving. The Dining Table is not only an area for eating but a place for gathering, sharing, communicating and where relationships grow.
Here we will share ideas that will help make gathering around the table enjoyable and meaningful for all members of your family and we invite you to share your ideas and what have worked – and not worked for you.