Cherry + black pepper streusel muffins

Not too sweet and filled with good things, these are a muffin I can happily eat for breakfast. I love them studded with cherries, so I make them most in summer, but in truth they could be made with other berries –...

Posted: 01.07.20 0 Comments

Black sesame noodle bowl

I first made this noodle bowl for a picnic and it’s been made many times since. The dressing is a favourite for summer noodles; I finish it with lots of shredded greens and some final crunch from cashews and black...

Posted: 24.06.20 1 Comments

Strawberry + rose thumbprint cookies

Childishly simple to make but very good to eat, these little cookies are made of the good stuff: oats, dates, coconut oil and a quick jam sweetened with coconut sugar. While they are still a treat, this line-up of...

Posted: 10.06.20 3 Comments

#SaturdayNightCook All Summer Salad

This is a salad I make from May to September, while the days are warm. I start making it as the asparagus and new potatoes arrive, and stop when the nights begin to draw in, varying the vegetables with the...

Posted: 28.05.20 1 Comments

#SaturdayNightCook Asparagus + Coconut Soup

For this week's #SaturdayNightCook I'll be making this simple and super seasonal asparagus and coconut soup. Cook along with me at 6pm on 16th May if you can, or call your friends and cook with them, or sit down to a...

Posted: 14.05.20 0 Comments

Five Suppers for National Vegetarian Week

I’m not usually a fan of a ‘national day or week’. National mulled wine day on March 4th anyone? And I’m always torn between celebrating national carrot cake day (3rd Feb) and international carrot cake day (4th...

Posted: 07.05.20 0 Comments

#SaturdayNightCook Black-eyed beans with chard and green herb smash

I'll be cooking again this Saturday at 6pm on Instagram live and this week I'm making my black eyed beans with chard and green herb smash from my 2nd book "A Modern Way to Cook". It's an easy stew that has its roots in...

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#SaturdayNightCook: Double Greens Filo Pie

The last 2 weeks I've encouraged us to cook together for #SaturdayNightCook. Hundreds of you have cooked the sweet potato dhal, and last Saturday, black bean tacos, and a load more of you followed along. I have been,...

Posted: 29.04.20 1 Comments

#SaturdayNightCook Lime and Chipotle Black Bean Tacos

Saturdays in our house have become the time to spend a bit more time and effort on a meal and each weekend I’ve tried to make a simple but colourful feast to punctuate the week. This week it’s going to be taco...

Posted: 22.04.20 6 Comments

#SaturdayNightCook : Dhal with crispy sweet potato and quick coconut chutney

There is a solidarity in doing the same things right now. For years many of us have been trying to be different - to find the thing no one else is doing , be the first one to discover something. But in these...

Posted: 16.04.20 28 Comments