Luscious spring onion salad sauce

This easy-ass salad dressing is one of the best ways I've found to add punch and staying-power to what might otherwise be plain and unassuming ingredients. Roasted root vegetables by themselves are one thing, but smothered in a creamy green emulsion of herbs and garlic you've got yourself a real meal. The dressing couldn't be…

Dukkah (#1 DIY Christmas Gift)

It's been a while since I've sat down to write one of these! I would apologise for my absence but, hey, we all get busy and know what it's like to have to let some things fall to the wayside a bit as other priorities take over. (That mosaic plaque you started in 2013 and…

Bulgur and Roasted Roots with a Capsicum Dressing

I hear the terms "five year plan" and "ten year plan" bandied around a lot. Apparently some people know exactly where they want to be, what they want to be doing and who they want to be with in the year twenty-nineteen. Their faces beam with pride as they share, in detail, every step they intend to…

Spring Beetroot Muffins

Coming home from my European adventure felt good and, all clichés aside, there really is nothing like lying down in your own bed after three months of sofa fold-outs and hostel bunks. That being said, it's been tough going from getting up every morning in an exciting city (Stockholm, I love thee) to waking in my own room. Leaving…

Curried Potato and Cauliflower Dal

As I'm watching the rain cascade off the roof onto the garden outside it becomes very obvious that the sunny days and ambient temperatures are now gone, off flirting with another part of the world. This dramatic reduction in sunshine and degrees has pulled most of us inside, and with this change in the atmosphere it…

Protein Power Bars

As much as I've tried to ignore the fact that it's winter, there's no denying it now. While it's still not really that cold, the rain has set in as a gentle reminder that our sunbathing days are long gone (who am I kidding though, it's not like I could ever actually tan anyway). Now instead…

Raw Buckwheat and Turmeric Porridge

Breakfast has a special place in my heart. As soon as I get out of bed I relish nothing more than filling my grumbling void of a stomach with something satiating and substantial. This is partly due to necessity, as I've been informed that I'm not the happiest of campers when hungry, but largely because I…

Hummus, Two (Colourful) Ways

I've been reading a lot lately. There's something about the temperature dropping down a notch outside that makes you want to move inside with a good book. While most people probably snuggle up on the couch with a good novel, I've been curling up with cookbooks. This isn't abnormal behaviour in my family, I might…