Aubergines Stuffed with Squash and Feta

This is a really simple dish that looks like you've made a bit of an effort. It makes a lovely veggie main course and would make a great accompaniment to some barbecued meat this summer.     Ingredients 2 aubergines Squash (I used half a small butternut squash) Half a block of feta cheese 1tbsp…

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Veggie Burgers with Avocado Salsa

These are really big, chunky burgers. You definitely won't miss the meat. I topped mine with a fried duck egg as well just to up the naughtiness level. Ingredients 850g sweet potatoes (peeled and chopped into small cubes) 150g brown rice 2tbsps sunflower seeds 1 red onion (finely diced) 1 red chilli (deseeded and finely…

Herby Courgettes with Chilli, Chickpeas and Halloumi

Such a summery dish. Courgettes are so versatile and work really well with the salty feta. The chilli gives a welcome kick. Ingredients  1 large or 2 small courgettes A pack of halloumi cut into 1cm thick slices Around 1tbsp each of mint and chives 1 tin of chickpeas Half a deseeded red chilli Zest…

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…

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…

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…