Lesley Waters

As well as regular appearances on Great Food Live and Ready Steady Cook, Lesley has presented Can't Cook, Won't Cook and appeared on Food and Drink.

Lesley started her career as chef at Leith's (Prue Leith's Michelin-starred restaurant), later becoming head teacher at Prue's food and wine school. She now runs her own cookery school at The Manor in Dorset.

Lesley has worked in TV since 1989.

Website
www.lesleywaters.com

Books
Cooler Than Chillies, Headline Book Publishing Ltd, 2001
Juice Up Your Energy Levels (The Feel Good Factor), Orion mass market paperback, 2004
Healthy Food, Quadrille Publishing, 2005
New to Cooking: Simple Skills and Great Recipes for Fabulous Food, Ryland Peters & Small, 2005

Lesley Waters

Lesley Waters' Recipes



 
Venison sausages with mash and leek gravy
Venison sausages with mash and leek gravy on Market Kitchen

Lesley Water's delicious venison sausages are made from scratch. Try them and you may decide never to buy bangers again!

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 25 min

Saffron Fish Roast
Saffron Fish Roast

Serve up a stylish fish dish with Lesley Waters's recipe for saffron-flavoured salmon and cod on roast vegetables

Avg user rating: 4 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 15 min

Crab Wontons with Apple and Cucumber Salad
Crab Wontons with Apple and Cucumber Salad on Great Food Live

Golden crab-filled wontons and a tasty soy-dressed salad combine beautifully in this oriental inspired recipe from Lesley Waters

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
55 min

Black olive flatbreads with salami
Black olive flatbreads with salami

For a stylish, light Italian meal try Lesley Waters' recipe for freshly baked flatbreads, topped with salami and rocket

Avg user rating: 2 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
45 min

Black pepper and figgy bread
Black pepper and figgy bread

For a home-made loaf with a difference try Lesley Waters's simple yet creative recipe for a sweet and spicy bread

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr 15 min

Black rice with spring greens and prawn and lime dressing
Black rice with spring greens and prawn and lime dressing

For an elegant meal try Lesley Waters's stylish recipe for black rice tossed with greens, prawns and a citrus dressing

Avg user rating: 4 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr

Cheese and Sage Muffins with Chilli Beans
Cheese and Sage Muffins with Chilli Beans on Great Food Live

Lesley Waters makes savoury muffins and serves them with chilli-spiked beans - it's a great family favourite...


easy

Total time
55 min

Cinnamon, orange and plum pudding with whisky custard
Cinnamon, orange and plum pudding with whisky custard

Enjoy a hearty and warming dessert with Lesley Waters' delicious orange-flavoured pudding, served with whisky custard

Avg user rating: 2 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
1 hr 30 min

Fillet steak and garlic mushroom sarnie
Fillet steak and garlic mushroom sarnie

Oozing fabulous Italian style flavours, Lesley Waters really does rustle up a sensational steak and mushroom sarnie!


easy

Total time
51 min

Giant pork meatballs with smoked goulash sauce
Giant pork meatballs with smoked goulash sauce

For a hearty meal try Lesley Waters' tasty recipe for baked meatballs served in a Hungarian-inspired tomato sauce

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



intermediate

Total time
40 min