Meals

Hoisin mushrooms with spring onion and sesame pak choi

Hoisin mushrooms with spring onion and sesame pak choi

It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve posted anything- things always seem to get quite busy around this time of year which I love, but I’ve come to realise that in order to enjoy the Christmas season, planning should be involved. I managed to […]

Garlicky mushrooms with marjoram and homemade baked beans

Garlicky mushrooms with marjoram and homemade baked beans

Here’s a new cosy recipe to warm your socks off. It’s super hearty and bursting with delicious flavours of garlic and marjoram. I’ve never really explored marjoram that much before, I think it’s a herb thats a little less well known, but when I remembered […]

Hearty harissa spiced stew

Hearty harissa spiced stew

I don’t often experiment with Moroccan cooking, but after flicking through the Leon cook book I found myself presented with a new wave of inspiration and thus, this beautiful hearty stew was born. Rather than having heat, this stew is gently spiced, mainly with harissa, […]

Sweet potato spinach and pesto bake

Sweet potato spinach and pesto bake

As a result of this blog, I’m trying to cook foods and create recipes that are different to what I’m used to, which is why this recipe is for a bake! I feel like bakes are a super cosy and autumnal dish, so I’ll definitely […]

Black rice with roasted veg, cashews and almonds

Black rice with roasted veg, cashews and almonds

Cooking veg in the oven is a new favourite of mine – I love the way it goes slightly charred and crispy, you can’t really get that effect through any other cooking method other than barbecuing… and I am in no way oblivious to the […]

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 […]

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 […]