Pasta with a creamy avocado sauce

Serves 4 How hungry are you? Can you wait 12 minutes, because that’s exactly how long it takes to make this simple and delicious meal. You will need: 400g of your favourite pasta, I used linguine 2 ripe avocados A few basil leaves 2 cloves of garlic 2 tbsp of lemon juice Olive oil Salt […]

Roasted aubergine and red pepper couscous with halloumi cheese recipe

This is fairly quick to knock up and makes enough for 4 portions, it’s also easy to make vegan by replacing the halloumi cheese with slicedĀ tofu. Ingredients – Makes 4 portions 220g uncooked couscous Olive oil Freshly ground black pepper 1 vegetable stock cubeĀ (I use a Knorr stock pot) 330ml boiling water 1 large or […]

Borscht – Beetroot soup with feta recipe

A friend gave me some home grown beetroot so I decided to make a bit of Borscht, or beetroot soup! Ingredients – Makes enough for 3-4 600g (3-4 large beets), peeled and grated coarsely 500g (around 5-6) of ripe tomatoes, halved (I suppose if you’re really lazy you could use a tin of chopped tomatoes) […]

Butternut Squash and Spinach Cannelloni Recipe

I’ve neglected the food part of the blog for a while so I thought I’d write this down, I had a butternut squash to use and came up with this! Ingredients – Makes 6 A 1KG butternut squash, peeled and diced into 1-2cm cubes A little olive oil Freshly ground black pepper 1 onion, peeled […]

Baked aubergine with almost ratatouille recipe

It’s almost ratatouille but not quite but it tastes really nice and smothered over a lovely soft baked aubergine it makes for an easy meal. It goes down equally well over some roasted butternut squash wedges or topped off with some paneer pieces and a light grilling. Ingredients 1 aubergine, washed and cut in half […]