I always used to be adverse to salad. Whether it be as a simple lunch or an option on a Restaurant menu, I would stir well clear. Mainly because my idea of salad was bland lettuce leaves, tasteless tomatoes, a serious lack of satisfaction and grumbling hunger pains afterwards. However, over the past year or… Continue reading Another day another salad.
Yesterday evening I decided to try making falafel, for the second time. My last attempt ended in a pile of crumbly chick pea mixture and one burger shaped pattie covered in oil. It didn’t taste good. During my first attempt I had been guilty of assuming that in order to create a brown crispy outside… Continue reading Falafel disaster, turned falafel frittata.
…on a stack of delicious, healthy, only 2-ingredient pancakes! Despite variations of this recipe being all over the internet, I didn’t realise until very recently that it was possible to create a batch of fluffy and incredibly yummy pancakes with just a banana and two eggs. Oh and a touch of baking powder, but hopefully… Continue reading Sundays are for Brunching…
his morning I woke up thinking I need to make sure I keep my blog updated as often as possible. I don’t want people getting bored. But as I was thinking I realised that, more important that is for this to blog to be realistic and honest. I see so many food blogs describing… Continue reading What I want this blog to be…
I think pearl barley is seriously underrated. Everyone seems to be enjoying the now fashionable quinoa, whilst the much cheaper – and I think tastier – pearl barley is left sat on the shelf! The grain has a lovely nutty flavour and needs a lot less additional flavour than quinoa in my opinion. I also… Continue reading Pearl Barley and Veggie Bowl
I love anything which is South-East Asian inspired when it comes to food. During my travels around China and Thailand a few years ago I loved the countries use of simple fresh ingredients and the fact that meals are largely plant based. I got to enjoy bowls of marinated pak choi (one of my… Continue reading Roasted Veg with marinated Tofu
For a while I’ve been wanting to attempt a cake which is something a bit more than your average Victoria sponge or chocolate fudge. So when I came across Sophie Godwin’s Courgette, Lemon and Thyme cake entitled ‘Harvest Showstopper’ in the latest BBC Good Food magazine I thought I would give it a go. Although… Continue reading BBC Good Food’s Courgette, Lemon and Thyme Cake