Tag: dinner

Quinoa Salad with Peach, Pomegranate & Pecans

Quinoa Salad with Peach, Pomegranate & Pecans

…and feta. But it was already a mouthful of a title. A bit like the salad itself. This is no plate of floppy iceberg and not much else – no, this is salad done my way! Full of flavours that feel just right together, and […]

Vegan Cawl (Welsh stew) with herby dumplings

Vegan Cawl (Welsh stew) with herby dumplings

Cawl is technically Welsh for soup, but it has evolved to become the catch-all term for any casserole, stew or broth. (If you’re unsure how to pronounce it, try saying Cowell – as in Simon Cowell – but without the ‘e’ sound. That’ll do.) I […]

Italian Scones

Italian Scones

My Italian scones – cheesy name, cheesy goodness – are like the lovechild of a pizza and a scone, containing all the comforting flavours we know and love. I often throw together soda bread or plain scones when I’ve got last minute plans for a pasta […]

Leek & Caerphilly Cheese Tart

Leek & Caerphilly Cheese Tart

Although I happily made London my home some twelve years ago, I was born and raised in Wales and this is my own culinary tribute. Caerphilly cheese was one of my Grandad’s favourites. He would cut thick wedges of this deliciously crumbly cheese and sandwich […]

Chickpea, Sweet Potato & Coconut Curry

Chickpea, Sweet Potato & Coconut Curry

This is a really warming, creamy, fragrant curry, and is now probably my favourite, having evolved for a couple of years with tweaks here and there. The chilli gives a lovely heat, nothing intense, just a pleasing kick – which you can increase (or decrease) […]

Mexican Pie (“Tamale Pie”)

Mexican Pie (“Tamale Pie”)

I adore Mexican food. Its sheer, happy simplicity and choice of vegetarian options including chillies, cheese dishes and salsas simply fill my heart with joy! Whether you like your food mind-blowingly hot or comfortingly mild, the colours of the rainbow shine through the dishes, from […]