Roast Sea Bass with Potatoes

This isn’t really are recipe, it’s an assembly!
Super easy and tasty, I cooked this for me and my friend the other week and she couldn’t believe how easy it was.  I am all about taste over faff, and this is a great example of just allowing the ingredients to … Continue Reading

Cod, Prawn and Fennel in a creamy white wine sauce

Cod prawns fennel wine

Thank you Waitrose for such an easy recipe.  It is delicious, light and yet comforting.
Don’t cut back on the time cooking the fennel, it needs to be soft and delicate.
I have served mine with sprouting broccoli, but there is a fair amount of unctuous sauce which a lovely … Continue Reading

Quinoa Pilaf with Fennel and Chicken

Quinoa Pilaf with fennel

The quinoa and fennel are the star of this meal, the chicken could easily be substituted for fish, or if you are a vegetarian then I’d scatter flaked almonds over the pilaf and serve with green beans.
Ingredients – serves 2
For the pilaf
• ½ tblsp vegetable oil
• … Continue Reading

Frittata

Fritatta

What is the difference between frittata and a Spanish Omlette? For me the only difference is that a frittata is new potatoes and a Spanish Omlette is skinless ‘old’ potatoes. I’m not sure if that is accurate, but that’s how we differentiate in our house.
There are times of the … Continue Reading

Pea and Baby Aubergine Curry

Pea and Aubergine Curry

On a whim I bought some baby aubergines from the asian supermarket, they sat in the fridge for a few days until I had some peas in my weekly veg box and I thought I would pay homage to the Asian store and created this curry. It’s lovely and light … Continue Reading

Oat and Goji Berry Cookies

Oat Cookies

It’s difficult enough to look after a newborn without all the guests that come along too, and when my brother and his wife recently had a baby and didn’t manage to get breakfast until 2pm I made up this recipe for some energy boosting cookies to help them keep their … Continue Reading

Cauliflower with Capers and Vinegar

Cauliflower with capers

Cauliflowers available in the UK all year round and I love finding different ways to cook them.  The humble cauliflower is often overlooked and I think the reason most people are a bit uninspired by them are because they’ve only ever eaten them overboiled and a bit smelly, or covered … Continue Reading

Granola Bars

These are a very sticky and soft rather than a crunchy Granola Bar, they are vegan and filled with lots of super ingredients like goji berries and chia seeds.  I will put a few in the fridge, however I wrap most of mine individually and store in the freezer, just … Continue Reading

Tabbouleh

This is such a versatile dish, made really simply with bulgur wheat and herbs it requires no cooking at all, just boiling water from the kettle.  It’s really important to get lots and lots of herbs, there should be equal quantities, at least, of wheat and herbs, it’s brilliant served … Continue Reading