Another day another salad.

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.

Sundays are for Brunching…

…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…

Pearl Barley and Veggie Bowl

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

BBC Good Food’s Courgette, Lemon and Thyme Cake

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