Creamy Sweetcorn & Coriander Soup

With the weather not being able to make its mind up, this smooth and creamy sweetcorn soup with fresh coriander is perfect for sunny or rainy days.  Delicious served chilled or hot, this soup base is...

Baked Ricotta with Parmesan & Herbs

Let's just be honest, ricotta cheese is quite bland, however, carries flavour well and is often an important component to a pasta filling. Freshly made ricotta is rather delicious served with grilled...

Baked Feta & Grilled Pepper Salad

I've been wanting to try my hand at baking feta in a garlic, herb and lemon zest infused olive oil for ages. I saw this clever method on a cooking show some time back. When I received a jar of Melissa's...

Roasted Tomato, Herb & Chevin Couscous Salad

Fluffy wholewheat couscous with slow roasted tomatoes, fresh herbs and chevin. Such a simple combination yet packed with flavour. Couscous can be a seriously boring ingredient so it's important to jazz it up....

Mediterranean Roasted Aubergine “Salad”

Not quite a salad but rather a light and refreshing side dish.  Roasted baby aubergines and smoked paprika chickpeas with homemade tzatziki, fresh coriander and pomegranate rubies. A flavour explosion!...

Margherita Tray Bake Pizza

This is the type of pizza I grew up with.  A quick-mix dough pressed into a baking tray and topped with tinned tomato & onion and lots of cheese. If it was a good time of the month, we would have the...

Pumpkin Pie

In the spirit of Halloween and the magnitude of pumpkins that are stocked in our supermarkets at the moment, I think a pumpkin pie recipe is in order. I've had many requests over the years for a foolproof...