BREAKFAST CURD

We all know breakfast juice right? A mixture of grapefruit and orange which creates a delicious sweet and sharp flavour. This gave us an idea to recreate this as a curd to jazz up yoghurt or granola in the morning. The great thing about this is that it packs a big punch, so you only…

MUSHROOM AND SHALLOT SOUP

This is a rich mushroom soup without the need for any potatoes or cream! Healthy yet full of flavour, it will leave you warm on the inside and with a big smile on the outside! Just a few simple tricks make the most out of the ingredients and you will be chucking out the tin…

ROOT VEG GOAN CURRY

It’s the season for root vegetables! Not only are they a great source of nutrients but they also make a fantastic substitute for meat. This curry was the perfect consistency; despite being dairy free it has a lovely creaminess coming from the coconut milk. All we needed to do was make few minor adjustments to…

RHUBARB AND APPLE CRUMBLE BREAKFAST POTS

This is a fun way of turning your favourite desserts into healthier breakfasts! Using granola for the crumble (click here for our recipe), slow roasted rhubarb and bramley apples and a little vanilla infused yoghurt – you have a delicious breakfast! You can cook the fruit the night before and assemble it in minutes the…

EASY HOMEMADE GRANOLA

Usually, the granola that you buy in shops is full of sugar and not as healthy as you might think. Making it from scratch is a really easy way to control what goes into it – and it tastes better! This recipe is quick, simple and you can store it away ready to use each…

LEMON CHICKEN

This lovely lemon chicken is fresh and tasty and a lot healthier than the takeaway version. Only a few simple ingredients and you have a dish to keep a moral high and fend those January blues away! We served it with some simply cooked wholemeal egg fried rice. Happy New Year! Ingredients Serves 4-5 3…

LEFT OVER TURKEY GOULASH WITH BUBBLE AND SQUEAK

This is an ideal alternative to the usual boring left over meat on boxing day for dinner. Use up your left over turkey to make a delicious goulash, paired with some tasty bubble and squeak cakes which match it perfectly! Something to warm the soul on a cold boxing day or even a few days…

FIRE WHISKEY AND BLACK TREACLE HAM

We had a great recipe for a Christmas ham last year but thisĀ one has just raised the bar! Fire whiskey is an incredible spirit which contains Bourbon whiskey mixed with cinnamon liquor. It’s packed with flavour and ignites a simple gammon joint into ham fit for a king. The black treacle gives it a bitter-sweet…

VEGGIE KEBAB

We wanted to make a hearty vegetarian meal where we didn’t need to involve any cheese or meat-like substitutes but making a kebab that still tasted a little naughty. Pure veggie power! Charred vegetables in a dry pan mixed into some amazing garlic oil with herbs and spices. Quick, easy, healthy and tastes amazing! Finish…

FETA BREADED CHICKEN WITH BACON AND TARROGAN RICE

A dish for comfort food lovers. Crispy breaded chicken with a feta twist, on top of some of the most moreish rice you have ever eaten! There is a lot of flavour in this rice, which is almost like a risotto in texture, but we only used regular Basmati. Once you add the stock and…

ROASTED MUSHROOMS AND CARAMELIZED ONIONS WITH SAGE PESTO ON TOAST

A nutty mature Cheddar on mushrooms with sweet sticky red onions is a truly delightful combination for a warm salad! I finished this off with a lovely sage and walnut pesto to lift the dish entirely and toasted some favourite bread to slide underneath. Easy, light and comforting! Ingredients serves 2 2 small red onions…

SLOW COOKED BLACKBERRY LAMB

It’s getting colder and it’s time to start thinking about comfort food. This meal is perfect for getting the family together around the table and the blackberries add an autumn sweetness which I love with lamb. You could call this a British style Tagine! Ingredients serves 4 half a leg of lamb (bone in) 2…