SALT AND PEPPER CRISPY PRAWN LETTUCE CUPS

 There’s a little theme going this week, this is my Szechuan week. I guess if I’m going to suggest an ingredient you might not have in your pantry already I should give you at least two great things to do with it yes? And these golden spicy prawns in crisp lettuce cups are the real deal.

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BROCCOLINI, GINGER AND CORIANDER SPELT FRITTERS

I’ve made broccoli fritters before but I love the ginger in these ones, it’s a fresh immune boosting vibe for this chilli season and I’m all about it. The best part about this dish is definitely in the combination of fritters and cucumber and peanut salad though. so good, so much flavour and texture and super easy to make!

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7 HEALTHY SOUPS TO KEEP YOU WARM THIS WINTER

You cannot possibly underestimate the warming, healing and happiness power of  a good soup on a cold day. I’m probably making at least 1 soup a week at the moment and filling my freezer with tasty things for cold days when cooking is just beyond me. Yeah even people like me who spend all their time, thinking about, writing about and cooking food can’t be stuffed sometimes. Make your way through this tasty little collection this winter for happy bellies and warm hands.

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SOY BRAISED SHIITAKE MUSHROOMS WITH GREENS AND BROWN RICE

 

There’s something meaty about mushrooms in both their texture and flavour that makes them the ideal thing to eat for a vegetarian meal. This recipe is subtle and easy to prepare and produces delicately flavoured mushrooms with that perfect texture.

 

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TURKEY MEATBALLS WITH CHERMOULA AND CAULIFLOWER PUREE

These meatballs are amazingly juicy and the perfect way to sneak some extra veg into your life. Made with lean turkey and grated zucchini they’re perfect for dinner or as a shared starter/appetiser.

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GLUTEN FREE EGGPLANT CHIPS WITH MAPLE BALSAMIC SAUCE

I think all 3 recipes I’m posting this week have little travel stories attached to them. I got the idea for these chips from a trip to Granada, Spain. I went for a weekend and ate my weight in Tapas, so obviously I loved every moment of it.

 

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CREAMY VEGAN MUSHROOM AND THYME SOUP

This mushroom soup is the perfect thing for autumn. It’s earthy and warming and super filling thanks to a secret ingredient that also gives it a creamy texture – without the cream.

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COUSCOUS FRITTERS

I’m back from holidays and not loving reality. Such a positive start to a blog post right? I feel like I could have extended my holiday for twice the length at least if money hadn’t have been an issue. If money wan’t an issue so much of life would be different wouldn’t it? But I had the most amazing time, and have so many experiences to share with you all…soon. For now let’s start with a recipe that was influenced by Morocco, where couscous is king.

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CHILLI, SESAME AND LIME POPCORN


I love snacking, especially when you’re watching a movie or sharing some drinks with friends. This popcorn takes a simple snack to the next level, making it very grown up and even more addictive than the original. Look out.

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MUSHROOM, KALE AND LENTIL VEGETARIAN SAUSAGE ROLLS

   Who doesn’t love a good sausage roll? We do these so well in Australia and I’ve been branching out occasionally recently and doing something I never thought I would. Eating vego sausage rolls. Sorry, ‘sausage’ rolls. I’m still calling them that as they’re the right shape and the same idea but just filled with veggies! Super nourishing and filling and all encased in flaky puff pastry.

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