Roast Meatballs, Aubergine and Lemon Cous Cous

Summer has arrived today, proper summer. My car seemed to think it had reached the heady heights of 28.5°c today! So I wanted something for dinner tonight to suit my summery mood. This dish fits the bill nicely... delicious oniony roast meat atop light and fluffy lemony cous cous. A little glass of something cold…

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Pearl Barley Salad with Roast Veg and Feta

I eat salads like they're going out of fashion especially at this time of year. This one is particularly hearty and good if you're after something a little more substantial. Today I went for sweet potatoes but you could add almost anything to this salad and it would be good... squash, beetroot, goats cheese, boiled…

Lemon Chicken with New Potatoes, Asparagus and Corn

Tonight's dinner is a dish adapted from a recipe found in Sainsbury's Magazine which I first made last month. It's a one pan dish which is so up my street and it's incredibly simple to make. It was the recipe that really started my love affair with the joy that is roasted asparagus! I originally made…

Frittata with Summer Veg and Goat’s Cheese

I've found myself eating less meat during the week and preparing more vegetable based meals. I now consider meat a treat to be enjoyed at weekends and I think I tend to buy higher quality, locally sourced produce as a result. Frittata is a dish I make again and again over summer.  It's great for…

Watermelon and Feta Salad

This is one of the simplest things I will post here but one of the most delicious. The flavour combination is beautiful. Sweet juicy watermelon goes so well with the salty feta and olives with a hint of bitterness from the rocket leaves. And on the plus side, it looks lovely too! Ingredients A small…

Fresh Green Salad with Herbs and Halloumi

We picked a shed load of peas at the weekend and added a bag of broad beans to our haul at the farm shop. I thought I'd use them all up together tonight for dinner in a salad with some asparagus (of which I seem to hoard every time I go to the shops at…