We don’t usually strive for fancy dinners midweek (or ever, if we’re being honest) but by throwing some pearl couscous into this warm vegetable salad, it did feel a little special and a much welcome departure from the norm of spaghetti bolognese and nachos. This quick and healthy salad is the perfect base for all […]

School is back next week so it’s time to stock up on healthy snacks you can throw in the lunchbox quickly to minimise the morning madness. These delicious carrot, date and apple muffins are simple to make, nut free and freeze well so can double as an ice brick in the warmer months. They are […]

While we don’t mind some store-bought mueslis (Sunsol is a fave and a key ingredient in our On-The-Go Breakfast), we find most of them fall into one of the following categories: (1) Heavy on the dried fruit – we prefer no dried fruit and the fresh stuff on top when serving (2) Too sweet from either (1) […]

Frittatas are a quick, healthy and easy way to use up vegetables and herbs you have lying around. They also make excellent leftovers for breakfast, lunch or mid-morning snacks – this one travelled well to the beach the next day. If you don’t have a leek, a large brown onion is fine and goats cheese […]

Ever bought a tray of mangoes because they were super cheap but then wondered how on earth you’re going to get through them all? Put them to good use with this speedy two-minute salsa. There are only four ingredients and they combine to give the perfect mix of sweet, sour and spicy. We like it best […]

This one-pot dish of lentils with lemon and herbs is a great example of how keeping canned tomatoes and lentils on hand turns into something extraordinary with the addition of a few fresh and dried ingredients. We managed to make multiple meals out of this – alongside white fish for dinner, with a fried egg […]

We are big fans of Yotam Ottolenghi. His recipes from Plenty and Jerusalem have been on high rotation in our homes for years so when we heard about his new cookbook – Ottolenghi SIMPLE – of course, we had to get together to try some of the recipes. The dishes in this new book are all SIMPLE […]