Month: October 2017

Simple Soups series part 5 | Thai red coconut soup

Simple Soups series part 5 | Thai red coconut soup

It’s now the final week of the Simple Soups series, and I’m finishing with a real show stopper. This Thai red coconut soup really hits the spot when it comes to having something refreshing, yet comforting at the same time. It’s got a beautiful zingy […]

Finding the time to cook when you don’t have time to cook

Finding the time to cook when you don’t have time to cook

It’s often a problem I hear from people – they would like to eat healthily, or they would like to go vegan, or they would simply like to cook their own meals… but they don’t have the time. I’m quite lucky in that I don’t […]

Simple Soups Series part 4 | Coconut spinach lentil soup

Simple Soups Series part 4 | Coconut spinach lentil soup

Welcome to week four of the Simple Soups series. This week I went for a Thai theme (something I’m less used to cooking) and created this refreshing, yet hearty, brown lentil soup with coconut, spinach and lime. I love this soup because it’s full of […]

Simple Soups Series part 3 | Mexican black bean soup

Simple Soups Series part 3 | Mexican black bean soup

We are now into the third week of the simple soups series and I can happily say I am well and truly enjoying my fair share of soup this season. There is no better food to accompany to steadily approaching colder weather – it’s warm, […]

Hearty butter bean stew

Hearty butter bean stew

This stew is a real game changer. Often when I make a stew like this I neglect the spice aspect, but this time I went all out, and it really makes a difference. Rather than a hot spice, this stew has a gentle spice which […]

Simple Soups Series – Part 2 | Cannellini bean pasta soup

Simple Soups Series – Part 2 | Cannellini bean pasta soup

For week two of the Simple Soups Series, I thought I’d do a favourite of mine. Okay so this isn’t technically my recipe, it’s from a friend who’s half Italian so knows her stuff, but I felt I had to post it anyway as it’s […]

Roasted vegetable autumnal salad with tahini dressing

Roasted vegetable autumnal salad with tahini dressing

I love autumn and now that we’re fully in the season I feel my cooking style has changed slightly. I find myself in the mood for warmer foods which have a bit more of a cosy feel and seasonal veg brings big inspiration for me! […]

Simple Soup Series part 1 / Spiced lentil soup

Simple Soup Series part 1 / Spiced lentil soup

It’s now October. We are fully into autumn and what better way to spend it than by snuggling up inside under a blanket with a warming bowl of soup. In order to aid my own, and perhaps yours too, autumnal hygge requirements, I’m starting a […]