We’ve written before about how a well-stocked pantry is crucial when you need to pull a healthy meal together quickly. The same goes for the freezer, as we were reminded this week when rummaging around for anything that could bring a lonely head of cauliflower and few leftover herbs to life. Frozen broad beans were the […]

Cast your mind back to childhood and your memory of brussel sprouts likely involves the unappetising, watery, overboiled version. Regularly topping ‘most hated vegetables’ lists, brussel sprouts have a bad reputation so it can be hard to convince your loved ones they should be eating them. Enter our easy one-pan recipe that will have even […]

Like overripe bananas are often destined for banana bread, potatoes usually go the way of mash or roasting. That’s OK. Routine is good. But when you feel the need to bust out of it because it’s just dawned on you that routine is ruling your life (thanks, kids!), put those potatoes to a new use. […]

Ever wondered what to do with that big bunch of kale you bought with such lofty intentions? We seem to ponder over this question at least once a fortnight and often end up throwing it in soups or stews. This week we put kale to good use as a substitute for parsley in this quick […]

Yoghurt Sauce for Vegetables, Fish and Meat

Generally, we don’t pander to kids who want something in particular for dinner when it’s not going to suit the rest of the family. We firmly believe in pulling rank and enforcing the ‘everyone gets the same meal – if you’re hungry, you’ll eat it’ rule because life would be rather hellish if we didn’t. […]

Bowl of fennel, chickpea and orange salad with haloumi

Fennel is one of our favourite vegetables. It’s sensational roasted but equally as good raw simply tossed with olive oil, lemon juice and cracked pepper. This salad takes it up a notch with the addition of chickpeas, orange and spinach. It’s so easy to prepare and the haloumi gives it a lovely saltiness. Grilled chicken […]

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 […]