24 Christmas Gifts For Foodies

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 | 12 comments

24 Christmas Gifts For Foodies

Here are just a ‘few’ things I love having and a few others I would love to find under the Christmas tree. Santa hopefully you are listening?

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French Toast

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 | 8 comments

French Toast

I figure it is time for me to introduce you to another breakfast love – aka French Toast. It’s a weekend favourite (I am sad enough to plan the rest of my brunch recipes round this), full of sweet delicious vanilla’ie (new word) goodness and it just rocks. No need to say anymore.

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Chipotle Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chilli

Posted by on Nov 23, 2014 | 19 comments

Chipotle Butternut Squash and Black Bean Chilli

Serving this chipotle butternut squash black bean chilli with some plantain crisps and avocado elevates it from hearty and filling to a good feast that leaves both vegans and meat eaters alike licking their fingers. I know because I saw this with my own eyes.

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Lamb and Apricot Stew

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 | 23 comments

Lamb and Apricot Stew

This rich apricot and lamb stew served with a lemony herby Mediterranean couscous is just the ticket for colder months .

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Venison Sausage and Borlotti Bean Casserole

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 | 26 comments

Venison Sausage and Borlotti Bean Casserole

This one-pot venison sausage casserole recipe with borlotti bean and fennel seed is a simple and tasty way to keep out the winter chill.

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Baked Salmon for Christmas with Signe Johansen and the Norwegian Seafood Council

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 | 32 comments

Baked Salmon for Christmas with Signe Johansen and the Norwegian Seafood Council

You should see how fast I replied when the Norwegian Seafood Council invited me down to Aveqia to cook and eat Norwegian Salmon with Signe Johansen. I think my reply was something along the lines of empty belly. Turn up. Me. Heck yes.

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Roasted Aubergine and Farro Bowl with Coconut Sauce

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 | 25 comments

Roasted Aubergine and Farro Bowl with Coconut Sauce

A hearty farro bowl of goodness full of texture and flavour with roasted peppers and aubergine and a large drizzle of Thai curry coconut sauce. I love it. Hope you do too.

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Borlotti Bean and Farro Soup

Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 | 27 comments

Borlotti Bean and Farro Soup

This farro soup recipe is simple, hearty and flavourful and perfect for autumn lunch boxes and cold winter nights.

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Ebola – How You Can Help

Posted by on Nov 6, 2014 | 28 comments

There is a huge need for immediate help, to try and stop this epidemic getting bigger, and then there is more long-term help, to try and help rebuild the economy and to look after survivors, orphans and dependents. Please do whatever you can to help.

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Red Onion, Feta and Sweet Potato Galette

Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 | 27 comments

Red Onion, Feta and Sweet Potato Galette

I think I am head over belly in love with galettes. Which means you get this roasted onion and sweet potato galette that was my breakfast and lunch in one.

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