This was one of those accidental salads that worked so well I felt duty bound to write it down and share it with you. Therefore, apologies for the photo because, as so often happens, it wasn’t until it was half-eaten that I realised how good it was! Continue reading
The study found that up to 600g per person per day of vegetables leads to a reduced cancer risk and that 8oog reduced all cause mortality. Apples and pears, citrus fruits, green leafy vegetables, cruciferous veg and salads were all found to be helpful, with a particular emphasis on green-yellow vegetables and crucifers for cancer risk.
I know many readers greeted the news with dismay. It can be hard to meet those targets. Continue reading
Some of you may remember a very stressed blog post a couple of years ago as I struggled to make Christmas Dinner for 12 without the benefit of sleep for the previous 72 hours. It wasn’t pretty and I vowed never to put myself through that again. Continue reading
Quick and easy, cheap and tasty. The perfect mid week supper. Continue reading
I’m always on the lookout for simple ‘one-pot’ suppers that can be assembled in no time at all, bunged in the oven and served with a simple salad or a side serving of steamed greens. To fit the bill the recipe needs to be warming, spicy and delicious too. This is the perfect example – works for one and scale for a family. Just delicious!
We realised at the last minute on Sunday that we had a magical ‘free’ day. We decided to make the most of it and whizz up to the Imperial War Museum: one of those things we’ve meant to visit and never got round to. Time for a quick and easy dinner that I could stick in the oven and forget about for a few hours. Continue reading
Rooting around in the fridge the other day I found a lone chicken breast, a couple of tomatoes, a red pepper and a neglected bag of rocket which needed using up. Somehow I needed to rustle up some supper from this or do an emergency dash to Waitrose. Continue reading