Healthy

tangy vegetarian lentil salad recipe

After a week of several tasty but rich meal out and about, it was time to go for some lighter options. I’m of the opinion that when it comes to meat, it’s about quality not quantity and that it’s always good to mix in some vegetarian options with meant options.

red cabbage dill feta salad recipe

If you’re looking for something quick and surprisingly filling, this raw red cabbage, dill & feta salad might just fit the bill. I find red cabbage to be a woefully underrated ingredient, with many people scarred by childhood memories of over-boiled cabbage which was anything but delicious. It’s a shame because

vietnamese banana leaf fish recipe

This Vietnamese-style banana leaf fish recipe is inspired by the street food of Vietnam. One of the things that’s clear when travelling around Vietnam is just how much street food is part of the culture. Food is purchased, cooked and eaten on side-walks and down alleyways in cities all over

roasted beetroot & ricotta tagliatelle

One of my favourite thing to eat at this time of the year is beetroot. It’s such a versatile vegetable and, when roasted, the flavour and texture is amazing. Subtle and sweet, roasted beetroot works best with light flavours that compliment it. This roasted beetroot & ricotta tagliatelle recipe combines with

lamb with tomato & mint salad

This lamb with tomato & mint salad recipe is perfect now that the hot weather is here. It’s low in fat, super tasty and is great fresh when the lamb is hot or the next day when the lamb is cold. It’s quick and simple too – perfect for a

gluten free chia seed pudding

This gluten free chia seed pudding is so easy to make that it’s almost embarrassing to call it a recipe. All that’s required is 10 minutes of effort in the evening and when you wake up you have a light, healthy breakfast waiting for you in the fridge. I love the

apple cider vinegar coleslaw recipe

Apple cider vinegar gives this coleslaw a real tang. The recipe is super simple to make and works really well as a side, especially when accompanying pork dishes. The vibrant colours are sure to get people’s attention at any summer BBQ. Preparation Time: 10 minutes          /

aromatic stuffed vine leaves recipe

Vine leaves are a very common ingredient in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. They have a subtle, slightly tangy flavour and are a great way to hold together ingredients. This recipe for aromatic stuffed vine leaves puts a modern twist on the classic dolma or sarma. They are low in

tomato basil baked fish recipe

One of the things that I love most about the summer is the bountiful quantities of fresh tomatoes and basil that are available. This dish is adapted from a Nigel Slater recipe that I like cooking – I’ve tweaked several things, but the key changes are that I’ve removed cream