Blur bassist Alex James shares his tasty treats as Fabulous' new resident chef

Staying in is the new going out — do it in style with the bassist turned cheese-maker's easy, tasty treats.

Frying pan florentine pizza

Serves 2

Prep time: 2 mins

Cooking time: 5 mins

Cals: 539/Sat fat: 20g

  • 2 tortillas
  • 4tbsp passata
  • Pinch dried oregano
  • 100g mozzarella, sliced
  • 100g cheese (Cheddar, Red Leicester, blue or Parmesan all work well, but it’s a great chance to use up any leftover cheese from the fridge), grated, crumbled or sliced
  • 120g fresh spinach, wilted
  • 2 eggs

Baked Alaska

Serves 8

Prep time: 35 mins, plus 2 hrs’ freezing

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Cals: 509/Sat fat: 10g

  • 1L vanilla ice cream
  • 1 x 390g jar cherries soaked in kirsch
  • 1 large sponge flan case
  • 5tbsp cherry juice
  • 7tbsp cherry jam
  • 6 large egg whites
  • Pinch cream of tartar
  • 275g caster sugar

Drink Me

The Best Albariño 2015, £8, Morrisons

  • See more of Alex’s recipes in The Sun’s Fabulous Daily tomorrow.
  • Food styling: Emily Jonzen
  • Prop styling: Jenny Hodges
  • Stockist: Morrisons (

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