Category: Easy

Sweet and buttery turnip with leeks, peas and tarragon

Turnips have a terrible reputation and are often overlooked. However, cook them the right way – they are an absolute treat! I wanted to create a dish that puts them…

Curried lentils with tamarind roasted cabbage

This rich, creamy, spicy dal, topped with a roasted cabbage wedge that has been coated in fruity, sour tamarind paste has become a midweek staple in our house. It’s quick,…

Spaghetti squash, artichokes, lemon, basil and pecorino

Spaghetti squash is so easy to cook into low carb spaghetti. It can be a bit bland on its own so I created this recipe to jazz it up –…

West African spicy peanut stew

This one-pot dish is very easy to make and tastes great! Sweetness comes from the sweet potato and red pepper, tartness from the tinned tomatoes, creaminess from the peanuts and…

Vietnamese hot, sweet and sour tamarind soup

You can put any vegetables/tofu in this soup, along with the essential pineapple (for sweetness), tamarind (for sourness), chilli (for heat), and herbs (for those herbaceous flavours). This Vietnamese soup…

Stir fried vegetables with home made black bean sauce

Black bean sauce is one of my favourite sauces from a Chinese restaurant in the UK. Who knew you could make such a good version so quickly from scratch?! This…

Mapo Tofu

Often described as the dish that converts people into tofu eaters, this Sichuan dish is deliciously spiced with intense savoury flavours. Heat comes from chillies and the fermented soybean paste….

Red cabbage salad with citrus vinaigrette

Salads in winter can seem like an oxymoron but this is seasonal and delicious! Not only will the colours brighten your day, the flavours are bright and the texture is…

Cauliflower and romesco sauce ciabatta

This sandwich has been trending online for a while now – and for good reason – it is delicious! The almonds in the romesco sauce and the baked cauliflower steak…

Pickled red cabbage

Red cabbage has such a wonderful colour and crunchy texture. It’s also pretty hard to avoid at this time of year! If you are sick of sides of braised cabbage…