Mediterranean Fish Stew

It’s a shame people can’t immediately taste this fish dish because honestly it tastes way better than it looks. It’s really, really good Mum. You can make that again loads. One of my all time favourite soups, definitely! Teenager review Thanks to my eldest son and his honest summary of my version of Fish Stew, this dish has become a …

Kitchari in the Kitchen: Cleansing and Calming Food

Kitchari is a beautifully nourishing dish that is both cleansing and easy to digest. Kitchari – catchy name don’t you think? – means mixture, in this case of two grains. It’s a traditional Indian dish made of split yellow mung beans and basmati rice, combined with earthy and aromatic spices. The spices used are traditionally whole instead of ground, and …

Rocket & Radicchio Salad with Pear & Hazelnuts

  Do you find that as the morning temps start to dip into the single digits, and the rugs, throws and slippers come back out into play, it’s tempting to move away from the usual salad and greens? It’s natural to start to lean towards warm soups, broths, braises and roasts, which all play a beautiful role in our nurturing …

Golden-Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Walnuts, Parsley and Capers

Finally cauliflower is hip, and deservedly so. Not only is it a powerhouse of nutrition but your taste buds will love it too … yep, no kidding! The humble cauli is gaining popularity as a ‘real food’ alternative to commonly used foods such as rice, pizza bases and more and it also makes a de-lush-ous salad ingredient. Infact cauli is …

Chorizo and Rosemary Frittata

Back in the day, I lived and worked in Italy for months at a time over several years, in a medieval fortress city called Spoleto. It is an extraordinary place which ticks all the tourist boxes with Roman amphitheatres and relics, an aqueduct kilometres long, a stunning Duomo and castle, and an international music event Festival dei Due Mondi (Festival …

One Pot Paleo Lemon Chicken

One can’t help but love a one-pot chicken dish that always receives rave reviews from the family, has been cooked so frequently you’ve lost count of the times it has been made, and packs a  nutritional punch above its weight! Every cook needs a few great quick-and-easy recipes, wouldn’t you agree? And this paleo lemon chicken dish, with its fragrant tang of citrus and sweetly …