This muffin recipe uses wholemeal flour (you can substitute spelt or another grain if you need a gluten free recipe, or you just fancy going rogue) and it's super versatile. I use this as a base for nearly all my muffins, and change the flavours/toppings as I need. At request of my pal Miss Morris, … Continue reading The Muffin Woman.
The summertime screams for an ice cold, fruity, afternoon treat. Homemade sorbet is the only answer, isn't it? A somewhat lighter alternative to ice cream; but please don't forget about the high sugar content! It's great served with fresh fruit, or a pour over a shot of ice cold liqueur for an easy dinner party … Continue reading Sorbet Yay! Easiest Sorbet Recipe
The summer is the best time of year. And with it; comes the sun, and a whole bunch of colourful ingredients for you to stick your teeth in to. With warmer day, lighter evenings and dining alfresco; these salads will not only satisfy your stomach, but also your Instagram feed, looking as great as they … Continue reading Summer Salad Inspo
A few years ago, my sister adopted a vegetarian diet. After over 20 years of being a meat eater she took the plunge and went straight in, cold turkey, or should I say, cold tofu. A while back I asked her if there was anything she really missed since cutting out meat; if there was … Continue reading Leek and Mushroom Pie (National Vegetarian Week)
Before you run a mile at the thought of being given another vegetarian risotto, this one is a little bit different. It uses pearl barley instead of risotto rice making it full of fibre, high in protein and very low fat. It's also finished with coconut milk as opposed to heavy cream or cheese making … Continue reading Spiced Coconut and Butternut Squash Risotto (National Vegetarian Week)
Ahh, the simplicity. The humble chickpea. What a hero. May 13 2017 has been honoured with being international Houmous (hummus?) day. I don't think I could name a single person I know who doesn't enjoy the wonders of this Middle Eastern delight. In a pitta, on a salad, out of the pot with a carrot … Continue reading Houmous, Hummus, Hooknows?