Carrot and Cumin Salad

Carrot and Cumin Salad

This is so simple, and a really tasty addition to any meal. I serve it as part of a tapas, or as a side with any kind of barbecue in the summer. It’s also great for picnics and if we have leftover kebabs or chicken I like it with the cold meat in my lunchbox. … Continue reading Carrot and Cumin Salad

Summer Greens, Beans and Lentil Curry

Vegan Curry

This tasty yet light curry is perfect in the summer, it’s pretty quick to cook and you can keep it for a few days in the fridge. I sent a portion to a friend who was recuperating in hospital, I packed some curry along with basmati rice and popped in into a tiffin box to … Continue reading Summer Greens, Beans and Lentil Curry

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 year when the ingredients compliment … Continue reading Frittata

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 taking out one when I … Continue reading Granola Bars

Pimped up Tabbouleh

If you havn’t tried my easy Tabbouleh then why not!?!  This is a pimped up version, you can either make it this way from scratch, or use this as inspiration to jazz up any plain leftovers you have.  I tend to sever the plain version as a side, and this version if it’s a stand … Continue reading Pimped up Tabbouleh

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 with barbecued meat or fish, … Continue reading Tabbouleh

Greek Salad with Edamame Beans

Greek Salad with Edamame Beans

I know purists will hate me for adding beans to this salad, but I love their crunch texture and I generally have a bag in my freezer and I add them to lots of dishes.  I think they are a really easy way of upping your daily intake of veggies, but feel free to leave … Continue reading Greek Salad with Edamame Beans