Spiced Cauliflower with Chickpeas

A real winter warmer... light and super nutritious.   Ingredients Large piece of ginger, chopped 2tsps cumin seeds 2tsps chilli flakes 2tsps turmeric Head of cauliflower broken into small florets 2-3 tomatoes, quartered Tin of chickpeas, drained and rinsed Bag of spinach leaves Olive oil Sea salt and black pepper   Method Fry the ginger…

Roast Chicken with ‘Use Up’ Veggies

I am away for the weekend and wanted a dish that would use up a lot of the vegetables I had in the fridge and would also be simple to cook so that I could get on with packing. This fits the bill perfectly. The chicken is roasted separately on a rack above the veggies…

Summer Veg Soup with Pasta and Pesto

Every now and then I get a real craving for a soup like this, fresh with chunky vegetables and filling pasta, topped with dollops of pesto and Parmesan shavings. Β You can use whatever veg you fancy or you have in the fridge. Broad beans, asparagus, broccoli... Β  Ingredients 1 banana shallot or a few small…

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.Β  It's great for…