Tag: Gluten Free

Vegan African Peanut Soup with Sweet Potato and Chilli

Vegan African Peanut Soup with Sweet Potato and Chilli

This vegan African peanut soup is not an authentic recipe, but my take on a West African dish – adapted for busy modern lives. African style peanut soup sounds very exotic, doesn’t it? It tastes pretty exotic too. My adaptation takes just 20 minutes and […]

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Pecans and Cranberries

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Pecans and Cranberries

This sweet potato salad is just autumnal goodness in a bowl! Are you a fan of the autumn/fall? I have to say, it’s my favourite time of year. I love the period from September, when the bushes are laden with berries, through Halloween, bonfire night […]

Savoury Mexican Mince with Lime and Coriander – No Chilli

Savoury Mexican Mince with Lime and Coriander – No Chilli

This savoury mince (ground beef dish) is a refreshing twist on  Mexican mince – zingy mexican flavour without the heat. Do you eat a lot of mince, or  perhaps it is ground meat where you are from? Red meat has gained a bad reputation health […]

Carrot and Ginger Soup with Fried Tofu

Carrot and Ginger Soup with Fried Tofu

This carrot and ginger soup will warm you up! What’s your winter been like? We’ve had snow several times this year, which  makes it the coldest winter York has seen in a while. We haven’t had snow laying for a significant time since 2010 – […]

Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine with Apricots

Slow Cooker Lamb Tagine with Apricots

This slow cooker lamb tagine is the perfect family friendly comfort food. You don’t need a tagine, or a taste for hot and spicy food, to enjoy this Moroccan inspired dish. Leave it to cook in the slow cooker all day and the spices soak […]

Slow Cooked Aubergine and Lentil Curry

Slow Cooked Aubergine and Lentil Curry

An aubergine and lentil curry cooked in the slow cooker for all the flavour and none of the hassle – and no bitterness. Do you eat a lot of aubergine? It was never something I ate a lot of growing up – just the odd […]

Slow Cooked Adzuki Bean and Sweet Potato Curry

Slow Cooked Adzuki Bean and Sweet Potato Curry

  This slow cooked adzuki bean and sweet potato curry is an easy slow cooker dish the whole family will love. Our last trip to the local Asian supermarket to buy pulses resulted in the familiar split peas and butter beans, plus something called red […]

slow cooker black bean mole – perfect for tacos!

slow cooker black bean mole – perfect for tacos!

Slow cooker black bean mole – an intense chocolate flavour chilli that melts in the mouth. I’ve been making this meal for 10 years – I turned 31 last week, and first made it for my 21st birthday party. When cooking for vegetarians and meat eaters […]

Slow Cooker Chickpeas with Paprika and Rosemary

Slow Cooker Chickpeas with Paprika and Rosemary

This slow cooker rosemary dish tastes of summer holidays, and it’s so easy in the slow cooker. If you enjoy slow cooking why not check out my easy slow cooking guide or subscribe to receive a free printable. When I was growing up we had quite […]

Slow Cooker Chickpea Curry with Parsnips

Slow Cooker Chickpea Curry with Parsnips

IA scrummy slow cooker chickpea curry that is both easy on the cook, and on your wallet. Even if you’re not vegetarian or vegan this dish makes a great standby. This is not an authentic Indian curry, but slow cooker comfort food. It’s quite chickpea heavy, […]


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