Beetroot Boost Juice

For all of us that try to eat the rainbow beetroot is a great vegetable.  It is even better when juiced, add to that apples for sweetness and ginger for zing and you have the perfect wake-me-up juice. This juice is particularly good for pregnancy, beetroot is a good source of folate (a naturally occurring … Continue reading Beetroot Boost Juice

Porcini and Chestnut Soup

If you are anything like me you buy chestnuts every year, and then come January realise you still have half a bag (or all of them sometimes) and have no idea what to do with them.  This recipe is perfect for using them up, I always have some dried porcini mushrooms lurking in my cupboard, … Continue reading Porcini and Chestnut Soup

Easy Midweek Entertaining

People often ask me what I cook when I am entertaining; I really struggle with that question as it totally depends on the day, the friends, the weather, the season and how I am feeling. Tonight, we are having a couple of good friends round and I’m cooking.  The meal isn’t the main reason for … Continue reading Easy Midweek Entertaining