Celeriac and carrot soup recipe

Picked a bag of veg up from the farmers’ market for £1.50 and it made enough soup for a week. It’s easy to make and will keep in the freezer. Ingredients 40g of unsalted butter (Recipe could easily be made vegan by substituting the butter for olive oil or vegan spread) 2 celeriac, peeled and […]

Penne pasta with bechamel, broccoli and peas recipe

Left over béchamel sauce and some broccoli in the bottom of the fridge, throw it in a pan with some other stuff, quick food! Ingredients – Serves 4 300g whole wheat penne pasta 680ml of béchamel sauce 1 head of broccoli, washed and cut into bite size chunks A hand full of frozen peas Freshly […]

Roasted butternut squash with spicy lentils

This recipe makes a lot of the lentils, you could add more squash or keep the leftovers and do something else with them, I had mine for lunch the next day! It could also be very easily made vegan by not using the butter! Ingredients Olive oil A little butter Salt Freshly ground black pepper […]

Cannellini bean, artichoke and goat’s cheese salad recipe

I suppose it should be cannellini bean, artichoke, goat’s cheese, red onion and tomato salad really but that was a bit too long! Ingredients – Serves 3 Olive oil ½ teaspoon of English mustard A pinch of sugar 1 red onion, thinly sliced 200g cherry tomatoes, halved 150g chargrilled artichoke hearts cut into pieces 400g […]

Espresso, chocolate and hazelnut shortbread recipe

I don’t think you can really go wrong when you’re cooking with coffee, but when you add copious amounts of butter, chocolate and sugar it just gets even better! Ingredients – Makes about 20 30ml of freshly made espresso (or a teaspoon of good instant coffee dissolved in 2 tablespoons of boiling water) 250g of […]