Tag: dinner

Wholewheat Fusilli Rapid Ragù – Our Favourite Speedy Supper

Wholewheat Fusilli Rapid Ragù – Our Favourite Speedy Supper

How’s your week going? I have spent most of it dressed in multiple layers of knitwear whilst clutching hot water bottles, slouching around the house like some frost bitten sloth. I don’t tolerate the cold particularly well (my most-used winter phrase is “I’ve got poor…

Pea, Mint & Asparagus Quiche (Vegan)

Pea, Mint & Asparagus Quiche (Vegan)

I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the last throes of summer – the unusually warm September afternoons have seen my little girl and I still skipping around in summer frocks and enjoying pink sunsets from our little south London balcony. This week however has started off pretty…

Tofu Thai Green Curry

Tofu Thai Green Curry

With summer fast approaching, I suspect this will be the last of the posts utilising the slow cooker before it is tucked away until autumn. But what a scrumptious dish for a season finale! This Thai curry is super easy and packed with veggies and…

10-Minute Peanut & Sweet Chilli Noodles

10-Minute Peanut & Sweet Chilli Noodles

This quantity makes a good solo adult lunch, or two portions for my five year old daughter. This is her favourite lunch, and has been for a long time. I don’t mind at all – it’s super easy to make and packed with protein from…

Southwestern Black Bean “Cowboy” Chilli (Slow Cooker)

Southwestern Black Bean “Cowboy” Chilli (Slow Cooker)

As promised, here is another slow-cooker recipe, and definitely my current favourite – it tastes brilliant, and is incredibly easy to make! Slow cookers are FANTASTIC. Did I already mention that? Well it’s worth repeating. I am in love with my slow cooker, and this…

Chickpea Curry (Chana Masala)

Chickpea Curry (Chana Masala)

I love this recipe – it was the first curry I ever made! I have no doubt it’s not quite ‘authentic’, but who cares when it’s got so much going for it. It’s super healthy, naturally vegan and I’ve been making it for about a…

Caribbean Biryani

Caribbean Biryani

I know this tongue-in-cheek dish sounds like a bit of a weird culture clash, but hear me out. I’ve been a fan of chucking rice, peppers and mixed beans together for as long as I can remember. Soon after I started working in London, I…

Easy Focaccia

Easy Focaccia

I put this recipe together this afternoon, when I realised we had no garlic bread to go with our pasta supper – and was also wondering what to do with the left over sun dried tomatoes lurking in the fridge! It turned out so amazingly…

Family Four-Cheese Macaroni (with hidden veg)

Family Four-Cheese Macaroni (with hidden veg)

There are few things lovelier than a plate of creamy macaroni cheese for dinner. I made up this version when my daughter was just starting to join in with eating meals at the table, and it quickly became a favourite. Despite her willingness to eat…

Flaky Tofu Thai Pie

Flaky Tofu Thai Pie

Now that autumn is upon us and the evenings are becoming a little bit more chilly, I thought it was time to post another comforting pie recipe! I’m mad about coconut and if I can find a way of incorporating into my cooking and baking,…

Sweetcorn Cakes / Tamales (Cheesecake Factory-style)

Sweetcorn Cakes / Tamales (Cheesecake Factory-style)

This is the ultimate recipe for those of you who, like me, tasted heaven when scoffing the sweet corn cakes at the Cheesecake Factory, a popular American chain of restaurants with a dessert menu (unsurprisingly) focusing on cheesecakes. And delicious ones at that. But they…

Butter Butter Pie

Butter Butter Pie

This is like a hug in pie form. It’s a chunky vegetable double-crust pie, the focus being on butternut squash –  and butter beans, hence the name – with a creamy cheese and onion savoury sauce. It’s mild and soft enough to be liked by…