Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Orzo Pasta with Feta

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a big bowl of pasta after a long day. As a student, however, eating pasta and tomato sauce day after day can get a little bit dull. Orzo pasta is great for making a more interesting, but comfortingly familiar, dinner. Its a little bit like risotto rice ( orzo meansContinue reading “Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Orzo Pasta with Feta”

Butternut Squash and Red Pepper Tart with Feta and Thyme

I’ve had a butternut squash in my fridge for far too long and was struggling to think of something more interesting than a soup to use it up, so I came up with this tasty tart recipe that will last me a few days of lunches over the next week.  I love the base sauceContinue reading “Butternut Squash and Red Pepper Tart with Feta and Thyme”

Curried Winter Veg with Feta

It’s the perfect season at the moment for winter veg like squash, swede and parsnip.  One of my favourite ways to have these tasty veg is curried in a salad or, once roasted, whizzed up into a chunky soup with yoghurt and bread. The robust curry flavours work so well against mild flavoured root veg,Continue reading “Curried Winter Veg with Feta”

Pea, Feta and Spring Onion Fritters with Fresh Tomato Sauce

I really enjoyed making these fritters, a little different to ones I’ve made before now as they have a slight variation in texture. These have a summer feel to them with the freshness of spring onion and pea but the tomato sauce with thyme also adds a warmth to the dish that makes it reallyContinue reading “Pea, Feta and Spring Onion Fritters with Fresh Tomato Sauce”

Parsley and Harissa Puy Lentil Bowl

I was looking for something really quick and easy to make for lunch a few days ago, and I decided to give microwavable puy lentils a try. The ones I’ve used are in a pouch, and can be microwaved or pan fried for two minutes, so are really convenient compared to dried lentils. Although puyContinue reading “Parsley and Harissa Puy Lentil Bowl”

Lemony Pesto Pasta with Roasted Veg and Feta

I felt like making something a little more spring-like this week, so I’ve tried to include more fresh flavours with my winter favourites. It’s still not quite warm enough yet to let go of roasted veg and comforting pasta dishes, but I love using lemon and feta alongside these more seasonal ingredients for a perfectContinue reading “Lemony Pesto Pasta with Roasted Veg and Feta”