Pulled Jackfruit Tacos

Pulled Jackfruit Tacos

Pulled jackfruit tacos is a great alternative to the classic Mexican dish – jackfruit is a wonderful vegetarian alternative for pulled pork.

Fattoush

Fattoush

Fattoush is a great way to use up old pittas and create an unforgettable summer salad. Sumac is a reddish-purplish powder made from dried and crushed fruits produced by one of the varieties of the sumac plant. It’s used in salads, to sprinkle on hummus and other mezze...
Pad Thai

Pad Thai

Over the years, I have tried various Pad Thai recipes and have been gravely disappointed. This recipe is a variation of one I learned in Chang Mai, Thailand. It’s truly authentic and delivers all that a vegetarian Pad Thai should. A couple times a year I run a Pad...
Tom Kha Soup

Tom Kha Soup

Tom Kha Soup is comfort in a bowl. Creamy coconut milk, seductive chillies and fragrant lemon grass and lime leaves set this soup apart from any you have ever had. The vegetables can be swapped with the season, the coconut can be swapped to low fat if that is a better...
Spicy Peanut Noodles

Spicy Peanut Noodles

Summer is all about not having to spend much time in the kitchen and not having to turn on the oven. Spicy Peanut Noodles accomplishes both of those and is very moorish! The rice noodles only need soaking in hot water, the veggies just need chopping. This is great as...
Roasted Summer Vegetables and Quinoa Salad

Roasted Summer Vegetables and Quinoa Salad

Quinoa is a powerhouse food that contains a high amount of protein in every serving. Roasted Summer Vegetables and Quinoa Salad is great a main meal or a side and keeps well in the fridge for a few days. Instead of roasting the vegetables, try using the bbq if you...
Onion, Olive and Egg Tagine with Zahtar

Onion, Olive and Egg Tagine with Zahtar

Moroccan food is bold, colourful and tasty, so is this dish.  Onion, Olive and Egg Tagine with Zahtar aims to please.  The combination of onions, olives and Moroccan spice blend, zahtar delivers deep flavour with minimal cooking time.  Tonight for dinner I paired this...
100% Abbey Home Farm Fritters

100% Abbey Home Farm Fritters

100% Abbey Home Farm Friters Today I spent the day doing cookery demos for the Open Farm Day at Abbey Home Farm in Cirencester. Abbey Home Farm is home to the award winning farm cafe and shop, The Organic Farm Shop. Nestled only a few minutes drive out of...
Sesame Quinoa and Kale Bowl

Sesame Quinoa and Kale Bowl

Quick, easy, nutritious and tasty is what I look for in a weekday meal. Sesame, Quinoa and Kale Bowl ticks all of those boxes. Quinoa is a complete protein, kale gives you all the benefits of dark leafy greens and sesame, as well as providing flavour, adds a kick of...
Portobello mushrooms with Polenta and Wild Garlic Pesto

Portobello mushrooms with Polenta and Wild Garlic Pesto

PORTOBELLO MUSHROOMS WITH POLENTA AND WILD GARLIC PESTO Spring is in the air and soon the woodlands will be alive with wild garlic. Portobello mushrooms with polenta and wild garlic pesto is a perfect way to capture the flavours of the season. This recipe is from a...
Chinese Fried Rice

Chinese Fried Rice

Happy Chinese New Year! To celebrate here is a great recipe for Chinese Fried Rice. I am a big fan of Chinese food, but not the take away kind, the home cooked kind. Fresh crisp vegetables and delicate flavours of spring onion and soy sauce. This recipe is simple,...
Miso Noodle Soup

Miso Noodle Soup

Miso Noodle Soup is my vegetarian equivalent to chicken noodle soup when I am starting to feel poorly. Miso is delicious and packed with nutrition. It is a traditional ingredient used in Japanese cooking. Miso is made by fermenting soy beans with salt and koji, which...

Swedish Apple Pie

Today is Apple Day, celebrate with this easy peasy Swedish Apple Pie.  We are very lucky in Gloucestershire to have a strong apple growing history.  Embrace that history by visiting a local pick your own farm.  I have great childhood memories of apple picking each...
Pumpkin and Tomato Soup

Pumpkin and Tomato Soup

Autumn is finally here, celebrate the season with Pumpkin and Tomato Soup. Any type of pumpkin or winter squash can be used for this recipe. Even better, this soup is a great way to use up the bits of pumpkin leftover from carving jack-o-lanterns! This soup is great...
Courgette Fritters

Courgette Fritters

Courgette fritters are a fantastic and easy way to use up courgettes. We love them served warm, cold, served with beetroot chutney as pictured, served with tzatziki or even on their own. Courgette Fritters makes about 12 fritters 2 courgettes (approx. 350-400g) 3...
Aubergine Pizza

Aubergine Pizza

Most Fridays are pizza night in our house, last Friday it was Aubergine Pizzas Usually I make home made dough using wholemeal and white flour for a healthy, but light base. This weekend everyone was away so I decide to make something far less complicated and very...
Winter Squash, Butter Beans and Spinach Pesto

Winter Squash, Butter Beans and Spinach Pesto

There many varieties of winter squash: butternut, sweet dumpling, hakido, acorn, delicata, kabocha and red kuri to name a few. This is the perfect time of year to take advantage of their versatility, deliciousness and ease. For a quick and easy side, simply cut open,...
Honey Roasted Parsnips, Lime & Cumin Spinach and Fried Haloumi

Honey Roasted Parsnips, Lime & Cumin Spinach and Fried Haloumi

Last Saturday after helping with a hen party at Harts Barn Cookery School I was in need of a quick, yet healthy balanced meal. In the winter, I can’t seem to get enough dark leafy greens. Kale, spinach, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, purple sprouting, you name, if...