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 sliced tofu. Ingredients – Makes 4 portions 220g uncooked couscous Olive oil Freshly ground black pepper 1 vegetable stock cube (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 […]

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 […]

Spinach, Sweet Red Pepper and Ricotta Lasagne recipe

Another recipe shamelessly stolen from The Waiting Room but changed slightly, serve it with sesame potatoes and some garlic bread to wipe the plate. Ingredients – Makes enough for 6 Olive oil 4 sweet pointed red peppers, deseeded and cut into large chunks 3 red onions, sliced 1 large onion, sliced 3 cloves of garlic, […]