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

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

Pumpkin, Coconut and Ginger Soup

Pumpkin always makes the silkiest soups and is a great autumnal ingredient, however if you can't find pumpkin then any other kind of squash also works well here. I really enjoyed making this soup as it's really easy as well as making ordinary winter veg a little more interesting by incorporating Thai flavours. Ingredients (Serves … Continue reading Pumpkin, Coconut and Ginger Soup

Roasted Summer Veg with Herby Pesto Dressing

I haven't posted a recipe in a really long time so I was really looking forward to making something new and summery to kick start my blog again.  As my studying is winding down, I've been in a bit of a cooking rut, unsure of what to buy, where to start and what to cook.  … Continue reading Roasted Summer Veg with Herby Pesto Dressing

Hearty Tomato and Lentil Soup

This soup is full of goodness and is great to keep portioned up in the freezer or fridge for lunches throughout a busy week.  I haven't blended this soup because I like the texture of the lentils and tomatoes, it feels so much more nutritious when you can taste all the components of a meal.  … Continue reading Hearty Tomato and Lentil Soup

Packed Lunch Ideas: Guacamole, Salad Wraps and Cous Cous

I've had a few requests for some simple, tasty packed lunch ideas to take to the library or to work and I've finally got round to creating three recipes that I hope will give you some inspiration.  I rarely pack myself a sandwich for lunch as I usually have toast at breakfast and, as much … Continue reading Packed Lunch Ideas: Guacamole, Salad Wraps and Cous Cous

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 sauce … Continue reading Butternut Squash and Red Pepper Tart with Feta and Thyme