If you are like me and don't care much for the store bought pesto, this recipe will change your mind. It is quick and easy and you can play around with different ingredients and flavours to elevate your dishes. Classically, pesto is made with basil, pine nuts, parmesan, garlic and olive oil. I like to … Continue reading Homemade Pesto
This aubergine, halloumi and pesto burger is one of my all-time favourite burgers and even more so in autumn when aubergines are in season. For this dish I made the pesto with peppery rocket and a hint of lemon, beautifully contrasting the saltiness of the Halloumi and complementing the aubergine. It is an easy meal … Continue reading The ultimate vegetarian burger
The best thing about spring is that the meals become lighter and this leaves you with such an abundance of ingredients to play with and create great salads for lunch, dinner or to take to work with you. I am absolutely mad about salads and literally have one every day. Today's recipe I want to … Continue reading Spring time warm Halloumi Salad
The fastest lunch idea ever is the good old cup-a-soup. The reason I make my own is not only does it cost less, but I know what's going into it. I am a fed up with the endless list of ingredients, fillers and E numbers that you can find in some of them. Due to … Continue reading The best lunch time cup-a-soup ever!
This is the easiest salad ever and a good option as work lunch. I made it in the morning, when I had nothing in the house apart from these 3 ingredients and then took it with me, because it is that quick to make. Needless to say better, much cheaper and more filling than any … Continue reading Sweetpotato salad with feta cheese & spring onions
This tasty meal is done in no time, is gluten free and makes a lovely starter or even main. You can buy the readymade polenta in your high street supermarket for close to nothing. It is also great to keep a couple packets in your pantry for the days where you want a quick meal. In … Continue reading Marinated grilled polenta with spicy tomato sauce
I have often tried this dish and varieties when living in France and fell in love with the mix of goat’s cheese and honey. So when I cooked for 8 of my family and friends last June, I needed something that is easy to prepare and gives me time to spend with the guests in … Continue reading Goat’s cheese filo parcels on tomato carpaccio & honey mustard dressing
This is by far one of my favourite recipes. It is super easy to make and you can throw in pretty much anything you like or have available. Yesterday I tried it with marinated, pan fried aubergines for the first time and it went down a treat. This is an all-you –can-eat salad that definitely … Continue reading Hotsmoked salmon & warm potato salad