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.
The other week I was asked to do cooking demos at the Edinburgh Foodies Festival. What a treat, now what recipes could I whip up on stage – had to be my herbal recipes and of course that meant pesto – smokey parsley and almond pesto to be exact!
It’s all health, health, health in January isn’t it. I know I’m doing my best right now to lose weight, get healthy and coax myself back into some sort of fitness routine (albeit somewhat reluctantly!). One of the things that I have actually been doing for the past few months is cut back on dairy…
I love apricots, their colour alone does it for me. Not quite orange, not quite pink, not even peach – just apricot, unique. Once I can tear myself away from admiring their colour and the lovely soft texture of the skin and bite into the sweet juicy flesh I am instantly transported to sunnier places….
Asparagus is everywhere in the shops just now. I love it and am always looking for different ways to serve this gorgeous green goody. This time I decided to char-grill it and serve my asparagus with almonds and feta cheese. Totally simple and simply delicious!