I like my broccoli to not really taste like broccoli. So I cover it generously in sesame oil, soy sauce, chilli & sesame seeds and then roast it to achieve a crispy/burnt texture. Hardly a recipe, this is more a declaration of how simple it is to dramatically improve the flavour and texture of a … Continue reading Crispy-chilli sesame broccoli
You really don't need to measure a thing to make this and I actively encourage you don't, because that would be much less fun. And making this is bloody fun - if you're prepared to embrace the mess! I also recommend a good playlist, always. I threw together: A couple of large avocados 1 small … Continue reading Homemade guacamole – smashing things up!
Last month I’d never heard of or tried a nut roast, it’s now an absolute staple in my fridge. The closest thing I can compare it to - in terms of texture and deliciousness - is a pork pie. Maybe a cross between a pork pie and a scott egg. It’s so satsifying & packed … Continue reading Ready made nut roast – the new staple in my fridge
My boyfriend says this is the best soup he's ever had. And I believe him, because it's the best soup I've ever had too. And so simple, of course. Red onions are especially high in the anti-oxidant quercetin and anthocyanin. These anti-oxidants are very powerful free radical scavengers that neutralise cancer cell growth and dramatically reduce whole … Continue reading Balsamic Red Onion soup
This cashew nut-based pesto is a staple for your fridge to add instant flavour and life to pretty much anything. Mix it up with pasta, salads, or use as a condiment. And add chilli powder if you're feeling particularly spicy. Coriander or cilantro is packed with a list of vitamins and minerals longer than my … Continue reading Coriander cashew-nut pesto
This salad ticks every box - it's packed full vitamins & fibre, does not rely on a sugary dressing for its great taste, and will keep you full and satisfied for hours on end. But most importantly, you won't bloat a bit no matter how much you eat. And that's because it has, not one, … Continue reading Charred sweetcorn & black bean salad
It doesn't get much more simple and delicious than this. You don't have to dine at a fancy tapas restaurant to enjoy this zero-sugar snack. In fact all you have to do is: Buy a pack of padron peppers Fry them in a pan with olive oil Sprinkle on some good quality salt Have the … Continue reading Padron Peppers
You will be full of beans after eating this chilli no carne. It's ridiculously satisfying, delicious and good for you. Classified as legumes, black beans are prized for their high protein and fibre content. They also contain several other key vitamins and minerals such as iron, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, manganese, copper, and zinc which are … Continue reading Harissa Black Bean Chilli