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COMFORT FOOD: Cauliflower Pangratatto Spaghetti

COMFORT FOOD: Cauliflower Pangratatto Spaghetti

Quite at home on the menu of a slightly upmarket Italian restaurant, this cauliflower spaghetti dish is a lovely meal to share with friends over a couple of bottles of good plonk. Cook it up in a big saucepan, place in the middle of the […]

CAULIFLOWER RICE SALAD

CAULIFLOWER RICE SALAD

Cauliflower rice is the perfect substitute for regular white rice, cous cous or pasta. In fact, it has a more interesting texture and flavour than ordinary carbs. and makes a nice alternative if you want to try something different. For me, this sort of recipe […]

CAULIFLOWER PIZZA

CAULIFLOWER PIZZA

I have seen versions of cauliflower pizza floating around the internet for some time. I simultaneously thought ‘delicious’ and ‘oh God, why to people have to mess around with ingredients so much’. Of course, being me, I ignored my inner food politician and overrode it […]

CHILI AND GARLIC ROASTED BROCCOLI

CHILI AND GARLIC ROASTED BROCCOLI

This chili and garlic roasted broccoli recipe is for those days when you are fully committed to being healthy. You’re avoiding alcohol and sugar, you’re exercising regularly and you want something light, nourishing and tasty so you can binge on chocolate later to help you […]

PUMPKIN RAVIOLI W/ BACON BITS

PUMPKIN RAVIOLI W/ BACON BITS

Pumpkin and ricotta is the ultimate ravioli filling combination. The delicious creaminess from the cheese and the sweet, slightly bitter roasted flesh of the butternut pumpkin is quite the delight. Top with crispy bacon pieces and you have a winning dish. This being leftoversfortwo, however, […]

BAKED SWEET POTATOES W/ MOROCCAN CHICKEN

BAKED SWEET POTATOES W/ MOROCCAN CHICKEN

It took me a while to decide whether or not I liked sweet potatoes. Seemingly hitting the supermarket shelves out of nowhere in the early 2000s (I swear the potato aisle in the ’90s barely saw anything but a King Edward), the sweet potato is […]

SCRAMBLED EGGS

SCRAMBLED EGGS

GULP! I think I can safely say this is the one dish I learnt entirely from my mother. Yes, it’s quite true. For someone who rarely ate a scrambled egg when I was growing up and for whom cooking is not a beloved pastime, she […]

FAST FOOD: Vegetable Stir-fry

FAST FOOD: Vegetable Stir-fry

A stir fry is one of the quickest dishes to prepare and the easiest way to use up any odds and sods in your fridge. You can throw almost anything into a stir fry and it’ll taste good, as long as there’s plenty of ginger, […]

Crispy Smoked Trout and Salmon Fishcakes

Crispy Smoked Trout and Salmon Fishcakes

These crispy salmon fishcakes are good old straightforward grub. Nothing fancy. A real British classic which has stayed on plates in UK households for generations, and with good reason. Often made with smoked haddock, the traditional British fishcake can be found up and down the […]

Salmon Bowl w/ Crunchy Salad and Japanese Dressing

Salmon Bowl w/ Crunchy Salad and Japanese Dressing

Cold salmon is one of life’s great pleasures. For me, it conjures up English summer garden parties where champagne is served in tall flutes on silver trays, and party-goers in wide brimmed hats and polka-dot dresses gather in groups on the lawn – cardigans draped […]