This recipe is for a multi tasker of a meal. Not only is it a perfect accompaniment to pasta, it’s fantastic on baked potatoes, in wraps or with a little extra stock, it makes a lovely warming, hearty soup. You could even use it to make a vegan version of the classic American Sloppy Joes which kids would love! Continue reading
Can you believe it’s February already?
There was a lot of hype in January around dieting and detoxing after the festive season. I’m never good at getting on the New Years resolutions health bus right after New Year. It takes me some time to get back to normality and use up all that leftover vegan cheese and chocolate from Christmas. Continue reading
I’m really excited to share this recipe which I have designed for the Monarch Island Cookbook to celebrate the food of Lanzarote. Continue reading
You can still indulge over Christmas and the New Year without completely ruining your healthy eating regime or piling on as many pounds as you might usually. Just making a few small adjustments can make a huge difference to your overall health and, if you’re watching your weight, to your waistline. Continue reading
Soup is a certain ally of Autumn. As those nights draw in and the temperature drops, we need that soothing bowl of warming soup to ease us into the colder days ahead. We need comfort from our food. Continue reading
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Is it too soon to talk about Christmas? Continue reading
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Baked beans are a staple in most, if not all, British households. And why not? They’re so versatile, nutritious, easy to grab and heat in a flash. Where there is a tin of baked beans, there is a meal.
What on Earth is Rumbledethumps? I hear many of you asking!
Rumbledethumps is a traditional Scottish dish much like a Scottish version of Bubble and Squeak or Irish Colcannon. Basically, mashed potatoes with yummy things added – onions, cabbage and cheese. Much like Bubble and Squeak, it is thought to have been created as a way of using up leftovers. Nowadays, it is delicious enough to make from scratch and even sold in supermarkets as a ready meal side dish. Continue reading
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It’s been a bit of a crazy couple of weeks between two days of funeral services for my dear guardian, then a weekend away for a wedding a day later, then the next day flying over to Portugal early in the morning. We arrived home on Tuesday, after an awfully long and uncomfortable journey full of delays and still don’t feel rested. Continue reading
I kid you not. Imagine, it’s a Sunday evening, you cooked a complex family meal earlier and feel like you’ve spent enough time in the kitchen to last a week. But you just can’t escape that nagging craving for something sweet. Continue reading