Warm roast beetroot salad with their greens and walnuts

Ciao tutti! I write to you from Puglia in Italy. Tonight I’ll be cooking some lovely local fish and vegetables which I’ll post on the blog, but for now here is a dish that I… Continue reading

Basil, Coriander and Almond Pesto

I love pesto. You just whizz up herbs, nuts and oil (plus extra flavourings) and you’ve got a delicious, healthy, and impressive sauce that can be kept in the fridge for days and… Continue reading

Vietnamese Prawn Pancakes with Avocado-Lime Smash

This was one of those spontaneous dinner ideas that came to me whilst wandering around the supermarket, and turned out to be a success! I was in the mood for prawns but too lazy to devein raw… Continue reading

Spiced Almonds

I made these spicy roasted almonds as a gift for some friends when I went over to their house for lunch. A pretty jar of roasted nuts is my favourite gift to give when… Continue reading

Chilli-Roasted Broccoli and Avocado Salad with Toasted Seeds

  It’s so wonderful to be writing on the blog again. I have had a rather busy week – moving house, unpacking boxes and preparing my portfolio for a foundation degree, but now that I’m all… Continue reading

Grilled Swordfish and Spring Onions with Tomato-Parsley Salsa

Hello again! I made this recipe a while ago and finally edited the photos for the blog. Its the kind of food that I love to cook and eat: simple, quick and easy… Continue reading

Lemongrass tea and Vietnam photography

  I’ve been meaning to share my recipe for fresh lemongrass tea for a while now, and finally had a moment to photograph my tea yesterday. It’s been a busy week and yesterday… Continue reading

Harissa Salmon, Roast Fennel and Rocket Salad

This dish doesn’t need much introduction; it’s quick and easy to make, looks great and tastes amazing. The spiced crispy salmon goes perfectly with the sweet slivers of roast fennel, crisp rocket, crunchy flaked almonds and… Continue reading

Spiced Kale, Beetroot and Fennel Soup

Kale, beetroot and fennel – three of the most marvellous vegetables all blended together with fragrant spices into one firecracker of a soup. Yes the colour is a little unexpected, but trust me… Continue reading

Lemongrass and Arame Scrambled Tofu

I was inspired to make this tofu dish after seeing a recipe for lemongrass tofu on the beautiful blog Sprouted Kitchen. I had two packs of lemongrass in my fridge that needed using up… Continue reading