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Simple Sautéed Rainbow Chard

Hands down, rainbow chard has become one of my favourite vegetables… And I think that’s in part because of its sheer prettiness. I mean all those colourful stalks, who wouldn’t want to eat that? I recommend visiting organic shops or

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Simple Sautéed Rainbow Chard

Hands down, rainbow chard has become one of my favourite vegetables… And I think that’s in part because of its sheer prettiness. I mean all those colourful stalks, who wouldn’t want to eat that? I recommend visiting organic shops or

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Thai Basil Fish

This Thai basil fish is a lovely light dish that packs a serious flavour punch. I chose haddock for this recipe, however any other firm white fish would work with the zingy marinade, as would oily fish such as salmon. Serve

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Thai Basil Fish

This Thai basil fish is a lovely light dish that packs a serious flavour punch. I chose haddock for this recipe, however any other firm white fish would work with the zingy marinade, as would oily fish such as salmon. Serve

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No-bake Christmas Bites

Hello everyone! I’ve been itching to revisit this blog, and now that I’m on Christmas holidays I have the perfect festive recipe for you all. I love cooking with a bit of a challenge, such as trying to find healthier alternatives

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No-bake Christmas Bites

Hello everyone! I’ve been itching to revisit this blog, and now that I’m on Christmas holidays I have the perfect festive recipe for you all. I love cooking with a bit of a challenge, such as trying to find healthier alternatives

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Lamb and Spinach Curry

    I had heard about spinach curry being a popular dish in India and loved the idea of getting your greens in the sauce itself. After a bit of research I came up with this recipe, inspired loosely by

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Lamb and Spinach Curry

    I had heard about spinach curry being a popular dish in India and loved the idea of getting your greens in the sauce itself. After a bit of research I came up with this recipe, inspired loosely by

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Quick Herby Bean Salad

If you’re trying to cut down on the carbs like bread, rice and pasta, but still feel the need for something more satisfying, try swapping your usual starchy side for pulses like this herby white bean salad. This recipe honestly

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Quick Herby Bean Salad

If you’re trying to cut down on the carbs like bread, rice and pasta, but still feel the need for something more satisfying, try swapping your usual starchy side for pulses like this herby white bean salad. This recipe honestly

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Spiced Prawn Stir-fry with a Simple Vibrant Slaw

I finally bought a food processor, and couldn’t wait to try it out so I came up with this vibrant slaw recipe for you all. Being still cold and wintery in London, I paired it with warming spicy prawns. The

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Spiced Prawn Stir-fry with a Simple Vibrant Slaw

I finally bought a food processor, and couldn’t wait to try it out so I came up with this vibrant slaw recipe for you all. Being still cold and wintery in London, I paired it with warming spicy prawns. The

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Parsley, Pomegranate and Pistachios

Whilst brussel sprouts may not be one of my favourite vegetables, at this time of year I am partial to a roast sprout or two. The poor fellas don’t have a great reputation, but it’s a lot to do with how

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Parsley, Pomegranate and Pistachios

Whilst brussel sprouts may not be one of my favourite vegetables, at this time of year I am partial to a roast sprout or two. The poor fellas don’t have a great reputation, but it’s a lot to do with how

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Slow-cooked Lamb Mince Stew

  Today, British Summertime ended, and so to complement the arrival of Autumn/Winter, I am sharing one of my favourite Winter stew recipes: Slow-cooked Lamb Mince Stew. I am always experimenting with this one, trying out different veggies and different

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Slow-cooked Lamb Mince Stew

  Today, British Summertime ended, and so to complement the arrival of Autumn/Winter, I am sharing one of my favourite Winter stew recipes: Slow-cooked Lamb Mince Stew. I am always experimenting with this one, trying out different veggies and different

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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 made before I left. I recently moved

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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 made before I left. I recently moved

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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 used in so many ways. It can

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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 used in so many ways. It can

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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 ones, so I bought some small cooked

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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 ones, so I bought some small cooked

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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 invited for a meal; it’s a nice

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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 invited for a meal; it’s a nice

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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 settled in to my new flat and have secured a

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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 settled in to my new flat and have secured a

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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 food where fresh animal and plant ingredients

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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 food where fresh animal and plant ingredients

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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 I had a lot of work to do

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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 I had a lot of work to do

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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 refreshing herbs. The only thing is, it

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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 refreshing herbs. The only thing is, it

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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 it tastes and smells amazing. The kale,

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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 it tastes and smells amazing. The kale,

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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 and hadn’t had tofu in ages so

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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 and hadn’t had tofu in ages so

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Slow cooked Lamb Shanks

  These lamb shanks are perfect to rustle up on a lazy Sunday morning for a family lunch or to serve as a spectacular meal at a dinner party. They are really tender and full of flavour as they are

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Slow cooked Lamb Shanks

  These lamb shanks are perfect to rustle up on a lazy Sunday morning for a family lunch or to serve as a spectacular meal at a dinner party. They are really tender and full of flavour as they are

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Green Pea Hummus

When I gave up grains, and also found more starchy vegetables such as potatoes and sweet potatoes too sugary and heavy; hummus became a great addition to my meals. If you find just meat/fish with greens/salad not satisfying enough, hummus does the

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Green Pea Hummus

When I gave up grains, and also found more starchy vegetables such as potatoes and sweet potatoes too sugary and heavy; hummus became a great addition to my meals. If you find just meat/fish with greens/salad not satisfying enough, hummus does the

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Grain-free Porridge

I never really understood what people like about porridge (oatmeal). A vague, gloopy gunk only made enjoyable by its toppings… No thanks. However, I’ve noticed that porridge has become hugely popular on the clean eating/ free-from blogs out there in various different

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Grain-free Porridge

I never really understood what people like about porridge (oatmeal). A vague, gloopy gunk only made enjoyable by its toppings… No thanks. However, I’ve noticed that porridge has become hugely popular on the clean eating/ free-from blogs out there in various different

Roasted Macadamia Nuts

Funny, that I’m posting a recipe for something that I can not physically eat! I am allergic to macadamia nuts, not a life-threatening allergy that can cause an anaphylactic shock, but nevertheless, an allergy that causes my throat and mouth

Roasted Macadamia Nuts

Funny, that I’m posting a recipe for something that I can not physically eat! I am allergic to macadamia nuts, not a life-threatening allergy that can cause an anaphylactic shock, but nevertheless, an allergy that causes my throat and mouth

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Simple Green soup

Nothing beats a bowl of soup to warm the cockles of your heart on a cold rainy evening. Soup is one of my favourite dishes to make. I find there’s something very therapeutic about making a big pot of soup:

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Simple Green soup

Nothing beats a bowl of soup to warm the cockles of your heart on a cold rainy evening. Soup is one of my favourite dishes to make. I find there’s something very therapeutic about making a big pot of soup: