Double Fennel Fish: This ‘double fennel’ dish with fennel seeds as a crust and then fresh fennel as a salad has been one of my favourites this year.
Chinese Chinkiang Beef: a simple beef dish using my favourite ingredient at the moment Chinkiang vinegar! Great served with cauli rice.
Berry Crumble: when I made these berry crumbles they instantly became my favourite Summer dessert. Lovely served with ice cream.
Hasselback Potatoes, lovely crisp outer and fluffy middle, the classic roast spud with a little twist
Bangers & Beer! It’s one of those meals which just happily cooks itself in the oven, freeing you up to do other things.
Corn & Miso Salad - super tasty as a side to BBQ salmon.
Parmesan Edamame to snack on while cooking dinner
Super Moist Zucchini & Tuna Salad - The moisture in the zucchini keeps your salad lovely and moist.
Asparagus Bread ‘Torta’ - use croissants to get rave reviews at your brunch.
Roast Cauli with Chunky Chorizo, roasting cauliflower is the easiest way to turn it into a super tasty treat
Red Velvet Brownies, perfect use of beets to make red velvet desserts
Simple Sauerkraut - dry brine your cabbage into a fermented sauerkraut
Kale Gratin - a perfect one pot meal or great as a side to roast chicken or a juicy steak.
Quinoa with Broccoli Pesto
Crisp Kale with Quinoa & Ricotta, shallow frying the kale, results in wonderful texture
Chunky Zucchini & Pesto Soup
Chocolate Butter Ganache, wonderful glossy topping to any chocolate cake!
Spiced Baked Eggplant with Yoghurt & Quinoa -
Eggplant loves spices!
Hot Chorizo & Creamy Ricotta Salad, great contrast between hot spicy pork products and cool creamy ricotta
Sesame Beef with Spinach - There’s something about the subtle toastiness of sesame oil that works so well with beef.
Cheesey Broccoli - healthy but also cheesey and comforting.
Quick Warm Chicken & Parmesan Salad, perfect quick, healthy mid-week dinner
Succulent Slow Roast Lamb
Red Lentil ‘Risotto’ with all the oozy goodness, protein and fiber packed
Brazil Nut ‘Parmesan’ - clever idea for eating dairy free
Birthday Ice Cream Sandwiches, gluten free ice cream treat
'BLAT’ Salad - Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, Tomato
Bean Bowl with a Poached Egg
Lamb Shanks with Prunes
Tuna Pesto Pasta - The pesto brings lovely freshness and zesty flavour and the tuna provides subtle protein.
Rice & greens - This is one of those super comforting dishes. The perfect antidote to a weekend of over-indulging.
Cashew & Cauliflower Mash, with the richness of the cashews and coconut milk, deeply satisfying meal in a bowl
Super Quick Tuna ‘Dish’
Ground Beef with Kale - It’s one of those meals that you won’t find featured in any fancy restaurants but it’s super quick, delicious and filling.
Fudgy 5-Ingredient Chocolate Cake, dense, yet light and lovely
Quinoa, Feta & Avocado Salad
10-Minute Massaman Curry - In this version of Massaman Curry we’re quickly cooking steak so we get tender beef in a short while.
Simple Minestrone Soup - the juices from the beans give this soup a dense soupy texture. They also add a rich slow cooked depth of flavour.
Spiced Beef with Chickpeas - Inspired by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstalls’ lamb, chickpeas and spinach dish.
Guilt-free Peanut Butter Cups, made with powdered erythritol instead of sugar
Sarah’s Chocolate & Avocado Mousse - as much as I adore avocado, had never occurred to me to use it in a sweet treat, would not guess there was avocado involved once you taste it!
Black Pepper Chick Pea Curry
5-Spice Chicken Salad - adapted from Nigel Slater The Kitchen Diaries II
Parisian Lentils - inspired by dinner at a fabulous wine bar/restaurant, Au Passage in Paris
Coffee BBQ rub, even if you aren’t a big coffee fan, worth giving this a try on steaks, for peppery & smoky BBQ flavor
Hugh’s Sweet Potato Gratin