Halloumi and herby pesto open sandwich

The news that I, like many others, will be working from home at least until January, has made me very happy. This is largely to the fact that I can make my lunches in my own kitchen. No more waiting to use the microwave in my office’s teeny tiny kitchen, no more suspicious salmon waftContinue reading “Halloumi and herby pesto open sandwich”

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 wonderfulContinue reading “Broccoli Pesto”

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”

Herby Orzo Pasta Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

I’ve been really enjoying using orzo pasta recently, it’s a bit different to the standard pasta and pesto but not quite as rich as a risotto.  It’s satisfying but light which makes it perfect for a pasta salad.  This one is great for taking to uni, simple to make and has interesting textures which makesContinue reading “Herby Orzo Pasta Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds”

Roasted Tomato Soup with Pesto and Parmesan Toasts

I’ve never made tomato soup before and I had a real craving for it yesterday morning, so I thought I would give it a go! I also decided to try and make it a little more interesting than just having ordinary bread by making some little pesto and parmesan toasts, with homemade garden herb pesto!Continue reading “Roasted Tomato Soup with Pesto and Parmesan Toasts”

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”