Lemon, honey and thyme polenta cake

This recipe is loosely based on Jamie Oliver's five ingredient orange and polenta cake from his new TV show, Jamie's Quick and Easy Food. I've been trialling a few recipes from the current series and I've so far found them to be really quite good. I've adapted this one to include lemon and thyme instead … Continue reading Lemon, honey and thyme polenta cake

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Broccoli Pesto

In my books, there is nothing better on a weeknight than a simple, satisfying supper, whipped up in less than half an hour. If you're anything like me, then pasta is always a go-to for dinner, and my broccoli pesto certainly peps pasta up a bit! Now you may be thinking- why ruin a wonderful … Continue reading Broccoli Pesto

Za’atar stuffed tomatoes with minty yoghurt

It's amazing what you can make with the ingredients at the back of your fridge. I bought these tomatoes for a curry and I didn't just want to make a standard pasta sauce with them- and then these stuffed tomatoes were born! I love the savouriness of these plump parcels, the filling is almost meaty … Continue reading Za’atar stuffed tomatoes with minty yoghurt

Rosewater Lemonade

In a last ditch attempt at creating summer in my kitchen, I decided to throw together this floral, fizzy concoction, and it actually turned out quite well. All prompted by my absolute bargain find in the world food isle of my local Morrisons (shout out to Stoke Newington branch) of two bottles of gorgeous rosewater … Continue reading Rosewater Lemonade

Port Stewed Plums with Mascarpone Cream and Oaty Crumble

It seems as if September has come around all too quickly this year. In London, the balmy evenings of August have suddenly turned cooler with a decidedly autumnal nip in the air. Although I am sad to say goodbye to the summer months, with the onset of cooler weather comes the bounty of September produce: … Continue reading Port Stewed Plums with Mascarpone Cream and Oaty Crumble

Recipe Review: Delicious Magazine’s Broccoli and Almond Salad

I recently made this dish for a celebratory dinner with my housemates, and it went down very well indeed. Far from boring old boiled broccoli, this salad screams 'eat me' with it's garlic oil coated chopped almonds and heat from fresh strips of red and green chillies. This recipe is from the July 2017 edition … Continue reading Recipe Review: Delicious Magazine’s Broccoli and Almond Salad

Summer Risotto

It may be raining heavily outside right now, but hopefully this summer risotto recipe will bring some sunshine into your kitchen. A perfect mixture of comforting cheesiness and fresh green veg and lemon, a summer risotto is perfect for this time of year when the weather can be a bit dodgy, and you'd like a … Continue reading Summer Risotto