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Speedy Moroccan Chickpea Stew with Apricots

Speedy Moroccan Chickpea Stew with Apricots

A  vegan Moroccan chickpea stew that’s speedy enough for weeknights, with all the exotic flavour of a tagine. It’s January, and it’s not even doing anything exciting like snowing here in York. The Christmas chocolate is running out and your summer holiday is a long […]

Couscous Salad with Feta and Chickpeas

Couscous Salad with Feta and Chickpeas

This couscous salad with feta is an easy to make mouthful of summer. It’s Easter Monday today, and it’s rained so much one of our flower beds has developed a small lake. We can’t complain, though, it’s been snowing in some areas, and we’ve had […]

Cauliflower and Lentil Curry with Coconut Milk

Cauliflower and Lentil Curry with Coconut Milk

This cauliflower and lentil curry is the perfect winter warmer, and great for introducing children to curry. I can say this with certainty as my 3 year old, who gobbled up curry when he was a baby, is going through a fussy patch. I can’t […]

Honey Lemon Chicken Thighs

Honey Lemon Chicken Thighs

These honey lemon chicken thighs are full of flavour and super easy to make. I love cooking, but life never seems to get any less full, does it? The joy of marinading is that the flavour soaks in while you’re busy doing other things.  With […]

Anchovy Pasta Sauce with Pesto and Onion

Anchovy Pasta Sauce with Pesto and Onion

This anchovy pasta sauce is both easy and indulgent. Perfect comfort food, or make to impress. And it’s the perfect way to use up that odd tin of anchovies at the back of the cupboard! I found a recipe for spaghetti in anchovy sauce, or […]

Sausage Crumble with Apple and Cheese

Sausage Crumble with Apple and Cheese

  This recipe was originally unexpected.  It wasn’t something I planned to plan- I thought sausage, my husband said crumble, and the rest is history! One of those surprises where you know from the first forkful that you will eat it many more times. I first […]

Roast Squash and Lentil Soup

Roast Squash and Lentil Soup

May doesn’t really seem like the time of year for a squash and lentil soup, but I put the heating on for an hour the other day. It’s a lot cooler than it was this time last year – last week, even. And yet the […]

Creamy One Pot Orzo with Eggs and Carrots

Creamy One Pot Orzo with Eggs and Carrots

A creamy one pot orzo dish with boiled eggs and sweet carrots. Stand back and watch it being devoured! Comfort Food – One Pot Orzo It’s the time of year the winter warmers come out and my Facebook feed starts filling up with stews and […]

15 Minute Spiced Tomato Poached Eggs

15 Minute Spiced Tomato Poached Eggs

This spiced tomato poached eggs recipe would be great for breakfast, lunch or tea (or any time in between). Poached eggs for dinner! It is said that variety is the spice of life, and in this house we like to vary our proteins. We have […]

One Pot Tuna Pasta with a Creamy Sauce

One Pot Tuna Pasta with a Creamy Sauce

This one pot tuna pasta is ready in under half an hour – perfect for busy weeknights. Making a white sauce with a roux is so last century! I know, I know, there is a place for them I’m sure. The fat will add an […]



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