Early season potatoes are the best for this, and it’s a great side for my Lamb and Beef Kebabs. My hubby doesn’t like the mayo loaded potato salads that are commonly available; so I make this version for him, and if I’m honest I prefer it now myself. I often … Continue Reading
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
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
In May 2017 I set myself a 90 day challenge to buy all my food (eating in and out) from local independent retailers, at the end of the 90 days it had made such an impact on me that I committed to continuing supporting my local suppliers indefinitely. A year … Continue Reading
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
During the summer months I eat a lot of ‘salad in a jar’ in various forms, but in the summer my lunches often end up being soups, spuds or just warmed up leftovers, but if you prefer a cold lunch then this is for you. It still uses seasonal ingredients, … Continue Reading
Why do I love autumn? I speak to many people who lament the end of summer and dread the start of winter, but autumn is my favourite season. It’s frequently still warm and sunny, and I love nothing better than those crisp autumnal mornings walking the dog through the colourful … Continue Reading
This is yet another of my no recipe meals. I love tomatoes and as a child would prefer a tomato to an apple, and that hasn’t really changed in my adult life to be honest.
As I write this we are coming to the end of the British tomato season, … Continue Reading