What to cook, 15 March 2017

What to cook, 15 March 2017

Happy Friday folks! I wish I had good news for you that the weather had improved and it was time to get out the BBQ for the weekend, but unfortunately it's set to continue to be cold and windy for the next few days (at least if you live in the UK!). So why not [...]

Recipe: beetroot hummus

Recipe: beetroot hummus

It's still almost a month until spring officially starts, but the cheerful, bright pink colour of this super easy hummus will make you feel like spring has already arrived! For a delicious light lunch, spread on a slice of fresh sourdough and top with a salad of greens or sprouts or spread on crackers or [...]

What to cook, 7 January 2019

What to cook, 7 January 2019

Dear Readers: I hope you are not too disappointed. I did promise to publish a what to cook this weekend on Friday (in fact it was one of my New Year resolutions) but the distractions of life got in the way, as they are sometimes wont to do. Really, it was a bit ambitious of [...]

Fig and ricotta tart, drizzled with honey

Fig and ricotta tart, drizzled with honey

This is such a simple but beautiful dessert, quick enough for a weeknight but festive enough for your next dinner party! Ingredients: • 250g ricotta • 1 tbsp icing sugar • Zest of 1/2 lemon, plus more to finish • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract • 6-8 figs, sliced thinly • 320g sheet all butter puff [...]

Brussels sprout & winter cabbage egg fried rice

Brussels sprout & winter cabbage egg fried rice

Most people either love or hate Brussels sprouts. I was always more in the 'hate them' category until I realised they didn't have to be the soggy, washed out, over cooked sprouts of my childhood. Bright green, crisp, lightly stir fried sprouts are delicious! Even if you aren't currently a fan, give this fried rice [...]

What to cook for Christmas dinner

What to cook for Christmas dinner

Last night's Thanksgiving dinner was a triumph (if I do say so myself!). So to help take the guesswork out of your Christmas dinner planning, I would love to recommend and share the delicious recipes I cooked from BBC goodfood and my own apple tart recipe. From smoky turkey to sizzled sprouts to savoury stuffing, [...]

What to cook this weekend

What to cook this weekend

There's fungus among us...the seasonal star of this week's recipes is the humble mushroom! And for a sweet ending to your mushroomy meal, read on to the end for Cassie Best's spiced pear sticky toffee pudding. Winter squash and Portobello mushroom curry By: Everly Jaymes This vegetarian curry is so bright, warming and full of [...]