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    Spiced Fig and Mushroom Kebabs {vegan}

    I'm more than a little obsessed with mushrooms, as regular readers will know. From stews, such as my Mushroom Bourguignon, to pastries, like my Mushroom Wellington, and burgers and salads, they are the ultimate versatile vegetarian "meaty" substitute. They are also satisfying and "meaty" enough [...]
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    Fig and Pear Salad with Pistachio Crusted Labne and Honey and Lavender dressing

    Figs are in abundance at the moment, and it's been very remiss of me to not share a fig recipe so far this season. So, to make up for it, I have a special salad to share with you - this Fig and Pear Salad with Pistachio Crusted Labne and a Honey and Lavender dressing. Yes, it sounds a little [...]
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    Twice baked ricotta and herb soufflé's

    I've been making a lot of ricotta recently, and began looking for new ways to enjoy it, rather than just crumbling it in salads, or using it as a component in other recipes. I wanted to make ricotta the star, and the star it is in these super easy, but impressive looking twice baked ricotta and herb[...]
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    Spiced millet and chickpea burgers with preserved lemon yoghurt

    Millet, while relatively new to me, has been around 10,000 years, and is a wonderful addition to a vegetarians kitchen.The texture of hulled millet, which is what I've used in these burgers is somewhat like a large couscous, is gluten free, rich in b vitamins, folic acid, calcium, iron, potassiu[...]
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    Edamame salad with lychee, coriander, mint & rice noodles and a chilli lime dressing

    As much as I love cooking, some nights the thought of cooking dinner is more than I can bear. It's not the act of actually cooking I have a problem with, but some nights it simply boils down to deciding what we're going to actually have for dinner. I've given up asking my husband what he wants f[...]
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    Roasted Moroccan Carrot Salad with chickpeas

    During the long, hot and sticky days of  summer, I crave something cold, yet substantial to eat. Salads are what I turn to, but not the bland iceberg lettuce, tomato and cucumber salads I grew up eating. I want salads that are interesting, flavourful and satisfying enough that they become a meal[...]