Chorizo + Chive Pancakes
Breakfast / Buttermilk / Cheap + Cheerful / Chorizo / Eggs / Light Meals / Wholemeal Flour

Chorizo + Chive Pancakes

Lately I’ve been craving a more savoury breakfast fare. So the other morning I threw together what I had sitting in the fridge and ended up with gorgeous stack of chorizo and chive flecked buttermilk pancakes. The deep red of the spiced chorizo along with the tiny bright green rings of chopped chives add gorgeous … Continue reading

Sweet Potato + Goat’s Curd Tart with Sticky Sweet Onions
Baking / Bread / Breakfast / Cheese / Eggs / Goat's Cheese / Honey / Lunch / Potato / Puff Pastry / Savoury / Sweet Potato / Thyme

Sweet Potato + Goat’s Curd Tart with Sticky Sweet Onions

This flaky tart is the perfect picnic fare. Served best at room temperature, straight from the basket, on a picnic rug, in the sunshine, with your nearest and dearest. 1 x sheet good quality all-butter puff pastry 3 x medium potatoes 1 x large sweet potato ½ cup goat’s curd, coarsely crumbled 4 x thyme … Continue reading

Portobello Parcels
Baking / Breakfast / Cheese / Lentils / Lunch / Mushroom / Parmesan / Pinenuts / Savoury

Portobello Parcels

All wrapped up like a present, these charming individual portobello mushrooms are winners for an easy mid-week meal, as they require very little fuss and effort. Sweet, earthy lentils are tossed with baby spinach, fresh parsley, pine nuts and red onion, topped with lots of parmesan and black pepper. All this goodness is sandwiched between … Continue reading

Crispy, Golden Sweet Potato & Ricotta Gnocchi with Peas & Blistered Tomatoes
Cheese / Eggs / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Parmesan / Pasta / Peas / Potato / Ricotta / Savoury / Spinach / Sun-dried Tomatoes / Sweet Potato / Tomato / Wholemeal Flour

Crispy, Golden Sweet Potato & Ricotta Gnocchi with Peas & Blistered Tomatoes

Not much has changed since my last post, the days are still biting cold and the skies are still flint grey, and I still have a raging appetite for foods that induce cosiness, warmth and savoury satisfaction. Perhaps one of the positives of the wintery bleakness is the attraction of the kitchen and the time … Continue reading

Roasted Cherry, Sticky Stem Ginger + Goats Cheese Tartines
Baking / Berries / Blueberries / Bread / Breakfast / Ginger / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Orange / Savoury / Stem Ginger / Sweet

Roasted Cherry, Sticky Stem Ginger + Goats Cheese Tartines

As winter rolls around we seem to fall into a completely new rhythm. The days are shorter and we seek out foods that warm the heart as well as body. These foods are often indulgent, hearty and cooked using heavy bottomed pots and slow-cookers. I am never without an appetite in the chilly months but … Continue reading

Honey-Soy Salmon, Coconut + Crispy Kale Tacos
Avocado / Coconut / Ginger / Honey / kale / Lunch / Orange / Salmon / Savoury / Tamari

Honey-Soy Salmon, Coconut + Crispy Kale Tacos

Who doesn’t love a soft taco? Really, is there anything as quick, fresh and oh so satisfying as a bunch of fresh and tasty things wrapped up in a soft, warm tortilla? No is the answer. This is my mash-up of a soft taco. Take some Chinese flavours, mix them with Mexican techniques and add … Continue reading

Spiced Tofu + Green Bean Curry
Beans / Cashews / Cauliflower / Cinnamon / Coconut / Coriander / Cucumber / kale / Lunch / Red Onion / Savoury / Tofu / Turmeric / Yoghurt

Spiced Tofu + Green Bean Curry

This curry recipe is so unbelievable perfect for this time of year that it would be selfish of me not to share it with you. The coconut sauce spiced with turmeric, cumin, coriander, fennel, cloves and cinnamon is light-bodied, vibrant and nourishing. Swimming in the curry-spiced broth is a medley of tofu, cauliflower, green beans, … Continue reading

Spiced Lamb Sausage Rolls with Harissa, Currents and Pinenuts
Baking / Chilli / Currents / Eggs / Harissa / Lamb / Lunch / Pinenuts / Poppy Seeds / Puff Pastry / Savoury

Spiced Lamb Sausage Rolls with Harissa, Currents and Pinenuts

Golden, spiced, substantial homemade sausage roles made with lamb, toasted pine nuts, currents, and harissa. Served hot with lashings of tomato sauce or a spicy chilli chutney and mixed leafy salad greens, and you’ve got a nice little meal on your hands. Preheat oven to 180C 2-3 sheets of good quality store-bought puff pastry 500g … Continue reading

Spinach and Pumpkin Quiche with a Sesame and Wholewheat Crust
Baking / Chilli / Goat's Cheese / Lunch / Oats / Paprika / pumpkin / Savoury / Spinach / Tofu

Spinach and Pumpkin Quiche with a Sesame and Wholewheat Crust

A quiche recipe that features no dairy, no eggs, and no butter – I know what you’re thinking… bland, tasteless hippy-food. Given the chance, I think you’ll be surprised how flavourful and filling my Spinach and Pumpkin Quiche is. Give it a go and see for yourself that healthier doesn’t (always) have to go hand-in-hand … Continue reading