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

Chilli Mint Smashed New Potatoes

I really love this quick potato recipe, potatoes can be dull if just plainly boiled so I think the addition of chilli and fresh herbs in this recipe is a great idea.  This is also a good way to use up any leftover soft herbs and chillis you have knocking about in your fridge.  I've … Continue reading Chilli Mint Smashed New Potatoes

Simple Lentil Bolognese

I've been really enjoying cooking my lentil bolognese this week, bolognese sauce in general reminds me of home and has become a much needed comfort food for me recently.  Lentils also have a really meaty texture and take on plenty of flavour when cooked, making them the perfect candidate for a bolognese in place of … Continue reading Simple Lentil Bolognese

Food Guide: Glastonbury 2016

Anyone who is lucky enough to go to Glastonbury Festival knows that the huge variety of eclectic food stalls are second only to the festival's musical offerings.  Once again I was one of the lucky few hundred thousand able to sample some of the amazing festival food as well as some incredible acts (almost mere … Continue reading Food Guide: Glastonbury 2016

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

Quinoa Stir Fry with Honey Sesame Cashews

I don't often cook from Asian inspirations but I've been reading about quinoa stir fries in foodie magazines this month and thought I'd give one a go myself.  It's actually turned out to be really tasty (as taste tested by my scrounging housemates) and I'll definitely be making this dish again.  I love the thinly … Continue reading Quinoa Stir Fry with Honey Sesame Cashews

Crispy Potato Rosti with Squashed Balsamic Tomatoes and Spinach

I love a good potato rosti, and I really love the combination of potato, sweet onions and rosemary in these ones.  Served with balsamic-y tomatoes and spinach, this makes a perfect light dinner or lunch.  You could always add more veg or some stuffed courgettes or peppers to make a bigger meal out of this, … Continue reading Crispy Potato Rosti with Squashed Balsamic Tomatoes and Spinach

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

Food Spot: Honey and Co

I've been so excited to go to Honey and Co since I got the recipe book for Christmas and today I finally got to visit.  When we arrived I was surprised by how small the space was and how many people they had managed to squeeze in!  Despite being a weekday, the restaurant was busy … Continue reading Food Spot: Honey and Co

Simple Mediterranean Spaghetti

I've been loving this spaghetti recently, with looming essay deadlines and a tonne of reading to do this simple dish has been amazing at keeping me full.  It's so delicious and I honestly can't stop eating it.  You can use whatever pasta you like, I've even had this as a kind of tomato risotto using … Continue reading Simple Mediterranean Spaghetti