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

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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 means … Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Orzo Pasta with Feta

Ratatouille

It's March! Spring is finally starting to arrive, and with it the return of delicious courgettes to the supermarket shelves. This simple ratatouille makes the most of this summery veg, and only takes half an hour. Its a perfect simple supper, you can use whatever leftover veg you have in the fridge, if you like, … Continue reading Ratatouille

Ras el Hanout Roasted Cauliflower and Cous Cous Salad

This month I've been particularly enjoying cooking with cauliflower, it's meaty in texture and really versatile. Back in July whilst on my River Cottage veg course I made some pan fried muergez cauliflower that I absolutely loved, but since then I've somewhat neglected this tasty veg in favour of pumpkins, squash and courgettes. However, I've … Continue reading Ras el Hanout Roasted Cauliflower and Cous Cous Salad

Lemon, Basil and Courgette Tagliatelle

This recipe is really quick and easy, perfect for a midweek dinner. I love the courgette and lemon combination, although you may have trouble getting the courgettes needed for this recipe due to the Spanish vegetable crisis! This is also a really easy recipe to make for one, a whole courgette seems like a lot … Continue reading Lemon, Basil and Courgette Tagliatelle

Creamy Vegetable Curry

It's January, usually a time for stringent dieting and new routines involving resolutions, green juice and a silly amount of kale.  Hopefully this recipe will be less miserably healthy and more delicious! There's still loads of veg involved, but it's nice and hearty and warming, not too spicy with a silky yoghurt and coconut sauce. … Continue reading Creamy Vegetable Curry

Chickpea, Coconut and Almond Curry

It's been quite some time again since I've posted any recipes, but I've been trying to get back into the swing of things with the new academic year, despite it being very busy so far.  I recently ate at the Trading Post Railway Carriage in Lopen (complete with new double decker bus seating area!)  whilst … Continue reading Chickpea, Coconut and Almond Curry