Courgette and chilli mini muffins

Courgette and chilli mini muffins A delicious and syn-free snack, perfect for picnics and lunchboxes COURGETTE AND CHILLI MINI MUFFINS I whipped these up in about ten minutes on a day where I was heading off to the beach but really just wanted a nice syn-free (using your healthy extra a choice) lunch. They’re super … Read more

Creamy leek stuffed mushrooms with melted mozzarella and crispy chilli breadcrumbs

Creamy leek stuffed mushrooms with melted mozzarella and crispy chilli breadcrumbs Leeks are in season now, and this is the perfect way to use them CREAMY LEEK STUFFED MUSHROOMS WITH MELTED MOZZARELLA AND CRISPY CHILLI BREADCRUMBS These mushrooms are so delicious, and ideal as either a starter or a main- stuffed with creamy, garlicky leeks, … Read more

Leek, prawn and chilli spaghetti

Leek, prawn and chilli spaghetti The leeks are the star of this lovely, fresh pasta dish- with the lemon, garlic and chilli flavours it’s irresistible LEEK, PRAWN AND CHILLI SPAGHETTI For a fantastic winter British vegetable that tastes delicious and is great for your health (it’s a Slimming World speed food), look no further than … Read more

Lemon chicken penne

Lemon chicken penne A lovely fresh and delicious summery pasta dish LEMON CHICKEN PENNE We have a favourite new roast chicken recipe from my newest cookbook, Sirocco ( absolutely amazing book by the way!)– it uses the zest of 2 oranges and 2 lemons, so I needed to find a way to use the juice so it … Read more

Wild garlic and pumpkin seed pesto

Wild garlic and pumpkin seed pesto A delicious pesto using wild garlic WILD GARLIC AND PUMPKIN SEED PESTO Ever since I moved back to Devon I have made an annual event of going up to the woods near where my parents live and picking some wild garlic to make pesto. At this time of year … Read more

Spring leeks and peas

Spring leeks and peas A tasty way to serve seasonal leeks SPRING LEEKS AND PEAS It’s lovely to discover new favourite dishes, and this leek side, which I created as part of my Easter meal, is really easy to do, delicious, and makes a nice addition to any family meal, especially a roast dinner. The … Read more

Silver baking tray with chicken in fajita mix with red and yellow chopped peppers

Chicken fajita traybake

Chicken fajita traybake Chicken, onions and peppers mixed with a fajita spice mix and baked together in one tray for hands free healthy dinner. Photo credit – Chris Terry CHICKEN FAJITA TRAYBAKE This satisfying, spicy chicken fajita traybake is so easy to make with the traybake method. Simply chuck in all of the ingredients and … Read more

Simple carrot soup

Simple carrot soup A simple, easy, and tasty carrot soup that you can whip up in 25 minutes SIMPLE CARROT SOUP This easy carrot soup recipe is perfect to make when you are low on ingredients but fancy a quick and nutritious meal! Carrots have such a lovely sweet flavour, that with just a couple … Read more

Asparagus and cheddar quiche with sweet potato crust

Asparagus and cheddar quiche with sweet potato crust Forget pastry, sweet potato makes a delicious crust for this tasty quiche! ASPARAGUS AND CHEDDAR QUICHE WITH SWEET POTATO CRUST Quiche makes such a filling and tasty lunch, but as much as I love pastry, it’s better off as an occasional treat! Luckily I have discovered using … Read more

Passion fruit & mango overnight oats

Passion fruit & mango overnight oats Deliciously fresh breakfast! PASSION FRUIT AND MANGO OVERNIGHT OATS Every time I remember to make overnight oats I mean to do it more often, as they are so delicious! It’s one of those things that’s more than a sum of its parts. I’m really fussy about food consistency and … Read more