Cauliflower Tabbouleh with Coriander Vinaigrette

Tabbouleh is a salad of Eastern origins, often made with bulgur wheat or couscous, tomatoes, parsley, mint and seasoned with olive oil, lemon juice and salt.   It is a very versatile dish and you can switch up the vegetables you are using according to your tastes. Or you can switch up the whole recipe,… Continue reading Cauliflower Tabbouleh with Coriander Vinaigrette

Spiced Red Lentil and Carrot Soup

A subtly spiced, comforting soup which is ideal if you’ve overdone the chocolate this Easter 🙂     Ingredients (serves 3):   2tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 4 medium carrots, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 1 red chilli, finely chopped 1tsp ground coriander 1tsp ground cumin… Continue reading Spiced Red Lentil and Carrot Soup

Minestrone Soup (+ bonus recipe: Home-made Tomato Sauce)

                            Minestrone Soup   In honour of Meat-Free Week 2015, this ultra-easy, but full on flavour recipe has been slightly adapted from a recipe in Ellie Krieger’s Small Changes, Big Results.   Ingredients (serves 6):   2tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely… Continue reading Minestrone Soup (+ bonus recipe: Home-made Tomato Sauce)

Wholemeal Spinach and Potato Pasties

In honour of Meat-Free Week 2015, this lovely recipe is slightly adapted from a recipe published in Cook Vegetarian magazine in April 2013. Ingredients (serves 4):   150g plain wholemeal flour 150g plain flour ½ tsp salt 150g butter, chilled and diced 300g unpeeled potatoes, cut into chunks 225g baby spinach 1 garlic clove, finely… Continue reading Wholemeal Spinach and Potato Pasties

Home-made Cheeseburger and Sweet Potato Chips

This is another one of my son’s favourite meals, often requested at home. Making everything from scratch means you can feel good about serving this treat meal; you know every single ingredient that has gone into making it. As you’ll see, I like to keep the seasoning of the burger meat very simple but feel… Continue reading Home-made Cheeseburger and Sweet Potato Chips