Roasted Walnut and Sage Pesto

I recently collected what I can only assume will be my last glut of sage from the garden. I was slightly overwhelmd by the amount that I harvested and set about thinking what I could do with it (besides drying it for future use) that would make good use of its super tasty qualities. That [...]

Blackcurrant & White Chocolate Fool

A while ago I went to visit a local wild life conservation/organic vegetable growing group to see what they were up to and if I could join the merriment. The very nice man who I met there gifted me with some freshly picked blackcurrants and I thought it only right that I made a bit [...]

Fennel, Mint and Tomato Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Today we had a glimmer of summer, so I promptly went into garden to see what greenery there was to munch and also what I could rescue from the fridge in a bid to extend the summer feeling.  When faced with a bulb of fennel, a bunch of mint, some baby plum tomatoes and random [...]

Garden Greens with Tamari, Ginger & Lime

  So, I finally made it out into the garden in between the showers of rain and to my surprise there was a fair few greens ready for the taking…ok so some of them had bolted but I thought the flowers were pretty and made a nice feature on the windowsill.  A quick turn in [...]

Warm Griddled Vegetable Salad with Chickpeas and Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

What a week!  In fact I should say what a few weeks.  A lost camera lead, general technology meltdown, a virus and a lost recipe notepad….wowzers.  Thank goodness today’s recipe is straight forward in both the ingredients and method.  Such a chirpy little salad with its bold hits of flavour made me yearn for the [...]

Climate Change Week Recipe for The Vegan Society

  This week is Climate Change Week and the good folks over there are bringing awareness to a global issue in a number of interesting ways.  Definitely worth popping over to their site to check out what has and is going on. I had the good fortune to be asked to submit a recipe for [...]

Broad Bean Garlic Pate with Coriander Oil

I really really love hummus but sometimes you just need a bit of a change.  Something else to add into the mix and offer a new solution to the “now what shall I spread on this?” dilemma.  This quick and easy little recipe is just the ticket, easily adaptable to encompass a range of seasonal [...]

Boxing Day Brunch

If like me you have a few food items left over from your Christmas day lunch you are going to love this recipe.  It is a great way to use up all those left overs or even those things that you thought you were going to cook but given the stress of the day didn’t [...]

Bet Your Butter Beans

I was really hungry today but needed something super quick to eat as I wanted to pop out and visit my friend who has just had a beautiful baby boy. This is one of those recipes that I wished on reflection I had been more meticulous about the quantities of the ingredients as it turned [...]

Making Pumpkin With Mrs R

Pumpkin is a regular staple of the Trinidadian household. Often eaten with plain or coconut bakes for breakfast and with roti for lunch. Any which way it comes it is a delicious nutritious addition to any meal. Enjoy Nx Enjoy this? You might also like…Caudete OlivesCoconut Nutmeg Panna Cotta with Sorrel & Ginger SyrupRoasted Curried [...]

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