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Turmeric Tofu and Roasted Roots Curry

Turmeric Tofu and Roasted Roots Curry

This recipe is a combination of South Indian flavours with seasonal British vegetables. The fresh turmeric, mustard seeds, curry leaves and coconut milk make a fragrant, creamy sauce that contrasts the subtle sweetness of roasted root vegetables. I first made this turmeric tofu and roasted […]

Jerusalem Artichoke, Mushroom and Feta Pearl Barley

Jerusalem Artichoke, Mushroom and Feta Pearl Barley

Jerusalem artichokes are a wonderful winter vegetable that are often overlooked by the home cook. I think, because these purplish-brown knobbly tubers are a bit ‘interesting’ looking and are used in restaurants, they are thought to be difficult to cook. Plus, their name is off-putting […]

Cranberry and Orange Meringue Pie

Cranberry and Orange Meringue Pie

My Cranberry and Orange Meringue Pie is a festive alternative to the classic lemon dessert. The pillowy meringue with its attractive golden top to make a showstopper dessert that is perfect for a winter dinner party or New Year celebrations. The orange curd filling is […]

Spiced Ginger Sandwich Biscuits

Spiced Ginger Sandwich Biscuits

These spiced ginger sandwich biscuits are an amalgamation of ideas. I’ve been making spiced biscuits for Christmas for a few years now, alongside traditional gingerbread, then last year I was given a jar of ginger curd. The warming flavour of fresh ginger in a smooth, […]

Goats Cheese, Mushroom and Squash Wellington

Goats Cheese, Mushroom and Squash Wellington

My vegetarian wellington combines goat’s cheese, chestnut mushrooms, hazelnuts and butternut squash all wrapped in puff pastry to create the perfect centrepiece for a roast dinner. Earthy and comforting, the hazelnuts, garlic and rosemary in the mushroom stuffing are balanced with the tang of goats […]

A Guide to Ethical Christmas Gifts for Foodies

A Guide to Ethical Christmas Gifts for Foodies

Gift shopping for a food-lover but aware of the impact of your presents? Look no further than these eco-friendly and fairly made ethical Christmas gifts for foodies. 1 Christmas would not be Christmas without chocolate. A bar of Divine Limited Edition Christmas Chocolate is a […]

Easy Roasted Beetroot Tagliatelle

Easy Roasted Beetroot Tagliatelle

Pasta is my go-to-easy-meal. It’s quick, comforting and, mostly importantly, a brilliant carrier of flavour. In late summer and autumn, when they are at their best, beetroots are a great pasta companion. The deep, earthy flavour of beetroot is complimented by the sweetness of caramelised […]

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Rice Bake

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Rice Bake

Putting a dish together and baking it is comfort food at its best. The extra time for the flavours to muddle together whilst in oven bring depth and, in the case of this recipe, the opportunity for a crisp topping. What’s not to love? In […]

Red Lentil Polpette in Rich Tomato Sauce

Red Lentil Polpette in Rich Tomato Sauce

An Italian-American inspired dish, my red lentil polpette in rich tomato sauce serves little balls of arrabbiata spiced lentils in a classic tomato sauce alongside crisp cubes of roast potato. Polpette is Italian for meatballs so it seams the best fit for how to describe […]

Orange Cheesecake with a Ginger Biscuit Base

Orange Cheesecake with a Ginger Biscuit Base

Dessert at our family’s Christmas has always been my mum’s domain. For as many years as I can remember I’ve always had a hand in these desserts, from drawing the fork across the buttercream on the chocolate yule log to give it that branch-like texture […]