Chickpeas and Squash

Chickpeas with Butternut Squash A great vegetarian option and could be combined with rice instead of the squash for a variation on another night. 1 butternut squash cut in half length ways 2 tins chickpeas drained 2tbsp rapeseed oil divided 1 medium white onion 1tbsp tomato puree 1tsp each nigella, cumin, coriander, turmeric, dried chilies 3 cardamom pods bruised to release their seeds 2 cloves … Continue reading Chickpeas and Squash

Indian Spiced Cauliflower Fritters

  These are a great alternative to pancakes and make a delicious party platter food or light dinner if you don’t fancy eating meat.  Full of fresh vegetables and herbs, they are easy to prepare and are probably the only way I can get our daughter to eat Cauliflower….mind you I wasn’t much different when I was her age. 1 medium cauliflower trimmed into florets … Continue reading Indian Spiced Cauliflower Fritters

Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup with Parsley Pesto

It’s raining, there is a nip in the air, dammit I have coldsores but if anything works it’s a bowl of this soup. Comfort in a bowl, filling and delicious, this cures everything!. I won’t mention I’m off to sunny Miami for work, not gloating, I swear), so to compensate try this, It might almost make up for the Rainy day. It’s full of nutritious … Continue reading Vegetable & Red Lentil Soup with Parsley Pesto

Spiced Tomato and Pepper Salad

This salad ticks all the flavour boxes and with all the goodness from the tomatoes, peppers and olive oil as well as the Omega 3 and Vitamins with the addition of the tuna and egg makes this a perfect dish to serve all through the summer. We had this for lunch yesterday – it was a sunny day and the flavours and colours seemed like … Continue reading Spiced Tomato and Pepper Salad