Recipe: Raspberry ‘nice-cream’ smoothie bowl

Recipe: Raspberry ‘nice-cream’ smoothie bowl

Fancy this bright pink bowl of deliciousness on a warm, sunny day? With only four ingredients, nothing could be simpler to make! First prepare your banana ‘nice-cream’ (so called as it contains no added sugar, very little fat and calories and at least two of your five a day) by blending two frozen bananas and [...]

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 [...]

Spaghetti with roasted red pepper and goat’s cheese pesto

Spaghetti with roasted red pepper and goat’s cheese pesto

Recipe Serves: 4 Ingredients • 2 roasted sweet red peppers • 125g goat's cheese • 1/2 cup blanched almonds • 1/4 cup olive oil • juice of 1/2 a lemon • 75g spaghetti per person • 4 eggs, poached • chopped flat leaf parsley for sprinkling • salt and pepper to taste Method Pulse the [...]

Winter squash and portobello mushroom curry

Winter squash and portobello mushroom curry

This vegetarian curry is so bright, warming and full of texture that even the most steadfast carnivores won't miss the meat! It tastes even better the next day, so make it on Sunday night for the most delightful meat free Monday meal or add some poppadoms and a garlic naan for a weekend treat! Serves: 8-10 [...]

Everly’s vegetarian take on Jamie Oliver’s simple baked lasagne

Everly’s vegetarian take on Jamie Oliver’s simple baked lasagne

Jamie's simple baked lasagne is one of my favourite ever recipes. It's so comforting and delicious, like a warm hug on a chilly autumn or winter evening. I have always made this with steak mince instead of Jamie's beef shin and pork belly, but, as we don't eat much meat, I wanted to create something [...]

What to cook this weekend

What to cook this weekend

This week I would like to talk about cobnuts. Cobnuts are a type of hazelnut, traditionally grown in Kent in the UK. They look like slightly larger, broader hazelnuts and can be eaten either fresh or dried. The fresh version normally comes with the nuts still in their husks and they are moist, slightly soft and have [...]