Spaghetti with cavolo nero, chestnuts and ricotta

This is the kind of dinner you can knock up in about 15 minutes - it's really easy and, most importantly, delicious. It's also a nice way to eat more greens - which can prove difficult when it's cold and all you want to eat is potatoes! I love the ricotta in this recipe, but … Continue reading Spaghetti with cavolo nero, chestnuts and ricotta

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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

Carrot and Freekeh Salad

I love freekeh, it's a really tasty alternative to rice or cous cous and enhances the middle eastern vibe in any dish. It is made from green wheat and has amazing fiberous properties. I've used a lovely combination of warming spices, lemon and garlic to make the marinade for the carrots, the lemon especially brings … Continue reading Carrot and Freekeh Salad

Three Great Salad Dressings

When it comes to eating healthily, salads can be pretty uninspiring and bland.  So a good salad dressing can make all the difference and maybe even help you to make healthier choices! I've made three of my favourites, all different styles and flavours to go with a variety of salads. The fruity, zesty Asian dressing … Continue reading Three Great Salad Dressings

Weekday Meal: Spicy Butterbeans with Garlic Mash

I'm starting a new weekly feature where I'll be sharing my favourite simple, student budget friendly meals that are brilliant for midweek meals. I'll be posting them every Friday! This one is really warming and lovely, one of my go to dishes when I need to make something to eat over a few days in … Continue reading Weekday Meal: Spicy Butterbeans with Garlic Mash