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

Autumn Cookies

Even though it's only September, I can't help but be secretly excited to be hiding away in a jumper again! As the chilly evenings draw in and twilight comes a little earlier,  these cookies are perfect for the season's change. Adapted from one of my favourite oat and raisin cookie recipe, the addition of nuts, … Continue reading Autumn Cookies

Weekday Meal: Spiced Pea and Bean Potato Cakes with Yoghurt Dip

I love making fritters and potato cakes like this, they're so easy and can be made with all types of beans and vegetables. So if you get a chance, play around with flavours and whatever you have in your cupboards, you might just create something really tasty! I've used a spice mix that I bought … Continue reading Weekday Meal: Spiced Pea and Bean Potato Cakes with Yoghurt Dip

Sweetcorn Fritters with Avocado Dip

Making any kind of fritter/burger is a really good way to get veg into your system without just having it as a side dish. These little cakes are really tasty and good for you, as well as being easy to make for a light lunch. For this recipe to work, you'll need to have some … Continue reading Sweetcorn Fritters with Avocado Dip

Spicy Carrot and Red Lentil Soup

Making soup is a great way to use up any extra vegetables (the carrots are from the tagine I made in my last post) as well as delicious and cheap. It's been freezing cold recently so I've been itching to make a good, hearty soup to look forward to after lectures! I've made this one … Continue reading Spicy Carrot and Red Lentil Soup