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 make it and take it … Continue reading Potato Salad
For years I though I didn’t like fennel as I was told it tastes like aniseed, but it’s very subtle, so give this a try you never know you might like it!
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 and perfect for the summer, … Continue reading Pea and Baby Aubergine Curry
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 later I’m proud to confirm … Continue reading A year of shopping locally
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
When you fancy a salad for lunch, but still want the option to heat it up. Layer in a jar to keep it easy to transport.
Why I love the changing season and how that affects the food choices I make
For me, nothing epitomises summer more than a simple salad of mixed tomatoes. Great with grilled meat or fish, and even better the next day for lunch with crusty bread to mop up the juices