Soups | Vegetarian

Broccoli, Cavolo Nero and Spinach Soup

This  simple but very delicious soup is perfect for a Monday when you feel like you’ve over indulged at the weekend and need a healthy bowl of goodness to make you feel better and nourish your body. Broccoli, cavolo nero and spinach – a very good combination, but other greens would work well too. My […]

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Salads | Vegetarian

Warm Kale, Chickpea and Sweet Potato Salad

Winter is a time for warm and hearty meals. I love warm salads – they are always so colourful and full of flavour. Today I made warm kale, chickpea and sweet potato salad, which is easy to prepare, nutritious and very filling. This salad could be served cold as well as warm. However, if you […]

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Fish and Seafood | Pancakes

Salmon and Quinoa Patties

Salmon patties have been one of my signature dishes for ages. It’s nice to have as a starter with some salad on the side or as a main which I would serve with crispy sweet potato wedges and some steamed greens. A drizzle of sweet chilli sauce or a dollop of natural yogurt garnished with […]

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Vegetarian

Butternut Squash, Chickpea and Kale Curry

Butternut squash, chickpea and kale curry is my favourite curry at the moment. This warming dish is so creamy and comforting – that’s what you need just now when it gets so chilly in the evenings and all you want to do is sit in front of the fire with something wholesome. I served my […]

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Sides and Salads | Vegetarian

Quinoa Tabbouleh

This quinoa tabbouleh is a very quick and easy meal to make. It’s nice to have it as a side dish with meat or fish or you can just have it on its own. Quinoa tabbouleh can be stored in the fridge overnight and it’s still delicious, so I always make more of it and […]

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Sides and Salads | Vegetarian

Carrots with Feta and Sage

Sage is the herb that grows best in my garden, it’s available nearly all year round and grows all the time. However, for some reason it gets overlooked – I usually choose thyme, oregano or parsley to garnish my dishes. Recently, when I was out at a local restaurant, I had a butternut squash risotto […]

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Fish and Seafood | Soups

Miso Soup with Prawns and Pak Choi

It only takes 15 minutes to make miso soup – quicker than you would think! This week, I have already made this soup three times (and it’s only Thursday)… A while ago I heard about miso, which is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soya beans and sometimes rice, barley and other ingredients. A […]

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Breakfast | Vegetarian

Mexican Breakfast

This breakfast ticked all the boxes for me! Tomatoes are my number one vegetable (I know some people think it’s a fruit!) and I love eggs. So what could be better for breakfast than Huevos Rancheros  (translation from spanish “rancher’s eggs”) which is popular in Mexican rural farms. This is my version of Huevos Rancheros. […]

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Drinks

Green Morning Smoothie

This quick to prepare morning smoothie gives a real energy boost from its various ingredients, especially the matcha. Matcha is made from crushed whole green tea leaves and is known for amazing health benefits.  High in antioxidants, it also helps you to relax, is good for the immune system and can even help you to […]

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