Tomato Pasta with Crispy Chicken

Serves 4 people. Ingredientsoil of choice300g pasta For the Sauce2 brown onions, finely chopped1 carrot, finely chopped2 celery sticks, finely chopped4 garlic cloves, grated400g chopped tomatoes1 cube vegetable stock1 tsp smoked paprika2 tsp black pepper For the Chicken2 chicken breast2 eggs, whiskedblack peppersalt1 cup panko breadcrumbs½ cup pecorino cheese/parmesan, grated½ tsp dried oregano½ tsp chilli powder1 tsp butter Method– Add … Read More

Halloumi and Garlic Frittata

This is an absolute winner, with stunning flavours of wild garlic, red onions, potatoes and halloumi this tastes amazing and really easy to make as well. Ingredientsoil of choice1 large red onion, thinly sliced1 large red potato, chopped into small pieces225g halloumi, cubedlarge handful wild garlic, rinsed and roughly choppedsaltchilli powder to taste8 eggs¼ tsp black pepperlarge handful grated cheese … Read More

Vegetarian Lunch Bowl

Stuck for lunchtime meal ideas? Have no fear! This delicious, healthy, vegetarian meal will hit the spot. I like to say it’s ‘a hug in a bowl.’Serves 4 Ingredients For the Bread300g plain flour¼ tsp salt¼ tsp ground cumin 1 tsp baking powder4 tbsp yogurt 100ml waterZatar spice for toppingbutter For the Hummus400g tinned chickpeas2 tbsp tahini 2 garlic cloves2 sundried tomatoes1 tbsp oil ½ … Read More

Tandoori Paneer & Egg Wrap

This is an easy, delicious lunchtime meal. Perfect for the kids during the summer holidays.Makes 3 wraps Ingredients225g paneer, chopped into long thin pieces1 red pepper, chopped into long thin pieces1 red onion, chopped into long thin pieces3 eggs3 tortilla wrapsoil of choicecoriander chutney (optional) For the Marinade150g natural yoghurt½ tsp turmeric powder1 tsp ground cumin½ tsp salt2 tsp tandoori … Read More

Grilled Palak Paneer Wraps

These vibrant and fresh Grilled Palak Paneer Wraps, Indian street style, are inspired by Saliha Mahmood Ahmed recipe, from her book ‘The Kitchen Prescription’.Serves 4 people. IngredientsFor the Marinade6 garlic cloves1 tsp cumin seeds1 tsp coriander seeds1 tsp chilli flakesjuice of ½ lemon2 tbsp extra virgin olive oilhandful baby spinach leaveshandful fresh coriander leavespinch of salt to taste For the … Read More

Pea, Feta & Mint Fritters

These are easy, delicious vegetarian snacks that are ready in 15 minutes. This recipe is by Deb Perelman from her book ‘Smitten Kitchen Keepers’.Serves 4 people. Ingredients300g frozen peas, defrosted3 eggs½ tsp chilli powder½ tsp saltzest of 1 lemon½ tsp ground black pepper100g feta15g fresh mint leaves, finely chopped90g plain flouroil of choice2 tbsp greek yoghurtjuice of ½ lemon¼ tsp … Read More

Crispy Cheese, Leek & Mushroom Wraps

Simple yet effectively delicious meal, whether you enjoy it for lunch or dinner, this will be something that will please everyone!Serves 4 people. Ingredients2 leeks, roughly chopped500g chestnut mushrooms, roughly choppedsalted butterolive oil¼ tsp white pepper¼ tsp black pepper½ tsp garlic granules ¼ tsp salt1 tbsp chilli oil (optional)250g cheddar cheese, grated½ mozzarella ball4 tortillas Method– Add 1 tbsp of … Read More

Spinach Ravioli

Everyone loves pasta and I don’t make it enough! This comforting recipe is inspired Vicky Bennison’s Lean Spinach Ravioli in ‘Pasta Grannies’. Serves 4 people. Ingredientsolive oil250g rye flour250g pasta flour 2 eggs1 brown onion, finely choppedsalted butter30g plain flour400g frozen spinach, defrosted and drainedsea saltground black pepper½ tsp grated fresh nutmeg50g parmesan, gratedsmall handful of fresh rosemary/sage Method– Whisk … Read More

Frying Pan Pizza

This is such a fun recipe and the pizzas are ready in minutes, no proving, no kneading and no oven required. Perfect for a Monday night family meal. This recipe is from my friend John-Gregory Smith’s Book, ‘Fast Feasts’. Serves 4 people. IngredientsFor the Dough300g self-raising flour300g greek yoghurtpinch of salt½ tsp bicarbonate of soda For the ToppingsLebanese Inspiredza’atar1 mozzarella … Read More