Jo Pratt

Jo Pratt is a regular face on Market Kitchen cooking delicious no-fuss recipes.

Jo graduated in July 1995 from Liverpool John Moores University with a BA honours degree in Home Economics. She went on to work with Gary Rhodes at the BBC Good Food Show in November 1996, before becoming the main home economist for all his series and books.

Jo has worked with many other celebrity chefs including Ainsley Harriot, Anthony Worrall Thompson, Jamie Oliver, Tony Tobin and Brian Turner on various television, demonstrations and photography projects.

Following her success at Elle magazine with her monthly food column, she is now food editor of Glamour magazine and food writer for the Saturday Mail Weekend magazine. She co-wrote The Nation's Favourite Food in 2003, and provided the recipes for dishes voted for by the British public to accompany the eponymously titled TV series. In 2007, Jo published In the Mood for Food and then in 2009 she published her third book In the Mood for Entertaining.

Books
The Nation's Favourite Food, BBC Books, 2003
In the Mood for Food, Penguin, 2007
In the Mood for Entertaining: Food for Every Occasion, Michael Joseph Ltd, 2009

Jo Pratt

Jo Pratt's Recipes



 
Christmas pickled pears
Christmas pickled pears on Market Kitchen

Jo Pratt makes a spiced pear preserve which is delicious with cheeses and cold meats - perfect for giving as a gift or serving with leftover ham and turkey on boxing day.

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
50 min

Cherry and pecan brownies
Cherry and pecan brownies on Perfect...

Dried cherries and nuts add extra flavour and crunch to Jo Pratt’s decadent brownies

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
45 min

Rice pudding
Rice pudding

A hint of cardamom adds a twist to Jo Pratt’s, creamy rice dessert. You can add as many toppings as you like, depending on how indulgent you feel

Avg user rating: 4 out of 5 stars

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easy

Total time
45 min

Strawberries and cream
Strawberries and cream on Market Kitchen

Jo Pratt’s recipe for this summertime English treat has a difference – the fruit is blended into a refreshing smoothie with strawberry yogurt and crème de fraise

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



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Vegetable biryani
Vegetable biryani

Jo Pratt makes a tasty, vegetarian version of this popular, spiced Indian rice dish

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars

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easy

Total time
40 min

Hot apple and cinnamon wine
Hot apple and cinnamon wine

Jo Pratt's hot apple and cinnamon wine is a deliciously comforting drink and a great alternative to traditional mulled wine

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
20 min

Thai sausage and peanut rolls
Thai sausage and peanut rolls

Thai sausage and peanut rolls are a mix of sausage meat, curry paste and coriander rolled in puff pastry and served with sweet chilli sauce

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
1 hr

Zesty almond nut brittle
Zesty almond nut brittle

Satisfy a sweet tooth with Jo Pratt's zesty roasted almonds in a caramel crunch coating

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
17 min

Thai fish cakes
Thai fish cakes

Packed with lime, coriander, ginger and a kick of chilli, Jo Pratt's crab cakes are perfect for a midweek treat

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars

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easy

Total time
30 min

Apple Soup
Apple Soup

Jo Pratt cooks up a winter-warming storm in the kitchen with this deliciously different ginger-spiced apple soup

Avg user rating: 3 out of 5 stars



easy

Total time
45 min