Leeks, to me, are one of the most underrated vegetables. They are full of valuable prebiotic fibre and oestrogen detoxing sulphur and, cooked well, they become velvety and unctuous, complementing both meat and fish. The recipe below works well with any robust fish or seafood, it’s delicious with chicken or lamb, and even makes a great pasta sauce. (Black bean spaghetti is my new guilty pleasure!)
Last night’s simple dessert accidentally turned into something bloggable that I was encouraged to share. I started off by halving some apricots to roast and serve with yoghurt, and the addition of a few extra ingredients along the way elevated it to something special. Continue reading
I find the biggest obstacle to choosing and eating the right foods for every meal is my inbuilt programming of what a meal ‘should’ be. Working with clients, I have learned that breakfast is the meal people find most difficult to reimagine.
Last year, on Christmas Day, we had the most delicious goose I have ever tasted — with crispy skin and dark, tender flesh you could carve with a knife and fork. This year I can’t resist a repeat run… Continue reading
This soup is a feed all and cure all – fresh and colourful, like an outdoor market in a bowl! Posh enough for supper with friends, just right for a homely, hearty meal when it’s cold outside, and perfect when you come home from holiday and need to top up on your vegetable intake. I often make it on a Wednesday night to use up all my vegetables before my fresh Riverford box arrives the next day. You can really use any vegetables you’ve got hanging around. Swap the pancetta for chorizo, or leave it out altogether if you want a vegetarian version. Continue reading
This, for me, is the most delicious and moreish salad I have ever tasted. Slightly fiddly the first time you make it, it soon becomes second nature and easy to whip up in a flash. You won’t regret trying this recipe, I guarantee! Continue reading