We were delighted to hear Yotam Ottolenghi championing the cause of vegetables at the Opera House on Tuesday night. It was so refreshing to listen to a chef that speaks common sense. We love the Ottolenghi philosophy and wholeheartedly agree that vegetables can be more versatile than meat. So next time you look in the fridge […]

This is as quick as a ‘cook from scratch’ dinner gets (no we don’t make our own corn tacos EVER). We eat variations of this dish once a week because the kids LOVE it and it makes a change from the two other meals they love, spaghetti bolognese and beans on toast. We also use […]

Stir-fries can be deceptive. Firstly, they’re often positioned as being easy but the recipe then has you finely chopping or julienning half the ingredients (screw that). Secondly, they’re labelled as healthy but end up using a variety of sauces that are laden with a startling amount of salt. We can confidently say this chicken with mixed […]

Dressings can make or break a salad, which is why Caesar salads often taste revolting. Left in the wrong hands, the dressing ruins everything it comes in contact with and leaves a gross overpowering taste in your mouth. While our go-to dressing is usually an inoffensive drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice […]

With pomegranates back on the supermarket shelf, this lentil salad will be making multiple appearances on our table over the coming months. So easy to throw together with just a handful of ingredients, it’s the perfect addition to barbecued fish, meat or cheese such as halloumi. And you know how good lentils are for you, […]

No need to grab that unhealthy muffin or banana bread from the cafe because you were pushed for time getting out the door for work, school drop-off, gym, swimming lessons, etc. Just throw this little jar of goodness in your bag with a spoon and you’re set. It only takes a couple of minutes to […]

This crunchy salad with an insanely good dressing is quick to pull together and will have the people in your life who struggle to eat their greens go back for seconds (and thirds). Womboks and rice wine vinegar are in most large supermarkets now so it’s a one-stop shop for the ingredients. Feel free to […]