I love using vegetables instead of the usual carbohydrates like rice, pasta and couscous. Here I’m serving lamb with broccoli rice which is super healthy and tastes amazing too, oh, and by the way it’s so easy to make, so that ticks all the boxes really.
Who doesn’t like carrot cake, I love it. All those spices and aromatics go perfecty with the sweetness of carrots, so why not make carrot cake jam. This simple recipe ticks all the boxes for a sweet treat for toast, scones, oatcakes or with your cheese board of an evening.
Aah scones, what could be more Scottish in the baking world, though they have been embraced all over Britain, the scone is still a Scottish favourite. These cheese scones although savoury are remarkably good served with a good tangy jam and cream.
As you all know I love pesto in all it’s forms, so much so I made an eBook all about it, my Passion For Pesto. Anyway one of the recipes in there is this Nut Free Pesto because all those folks out there with nut allergies really shouldn’t miss out on the wonders of pesto!
Savoury salt is a great addition to your store cupboard/larder and makes whipping up any meal a whole lot faster when your most basic seasoning already packs a punch of flavour. Although you can buy flavoured salts in the shop it is so much better to make your own.
Quinoa Porridge is a modern take on that old Scottish favourite porridge and a great way to start your day. While I love porridge I do like ringing the changes now and then so this quinoa version is a great alternative to the usual oats and is so easy to make.
Let’s get healthy with this super simple spinach fritatta whch makes a great lunch with a salad on the side or as a light supper dish maybe with a bowl of soup first if you are feeling rather hungry in the evening. This is a recipe for one person so just double things up for…
Pea and lentil soup is comfort food at it’s best, a hug in a mug if you choose to serve it casual style while curled up in front of the fire on a cold winter’s day. Soup is the perfect lunch for me at this time of year, warming and hearty and with a piece…