Dutch Carrot and Beetroot Salad with Roasted Brussel Sprouts


An easy beetroot and spinach salad recipe is so simple and a tasty way to enjoy those autumn flavours. A mixture of blistered brussel sprouts, dutch carrots, beets, english spinach and lentils, they make a nutrient-dense and filling salad that works so well as part of a healthy dinner. This recipe can be enjoyed for…

Beer Battered Zucchini Wedges


When the zucchini bounty is prolific, serve beer battered zucchini wedges  as an appetizer when enjoying drinks with friends. This is a wonderful vegetarian zucchini recipe, that you will find addictive to eat. If your looking for a hot – vegetarian appetizer, that is a little more than vegetable sticks and dip then  these would…

How to make an Incredible Italian Spaghetti Bolognese


Spaghetti Bolognese is known and loved by many around the world.  It is quintessential to many Italian dishes like tagliatelle al ragu, the Bolognese iconic dish or wonderful on baked potatoes. This Spaghetti Bolognese recipe forms the base to a truly memorable lasagne as it can only be made from an equally incredible Bolognese sauce. …

Chocolate and Walnut Biscotti


Chocolate Walnut Biscotti made with pure cocoa for a deeply rich chocolate flavour.  Decadent yet light and crunchy biscotti this recipe makes for a biscotti that almost resembles a chocolate brownie in taste. Chocolate biscotti are twice baked Italian biscuits studded with a generous serve of walnuts. This simple  biscotti is everyone’s favourite and make…

Black-eyed Bean and Spinach Salad ( mavromatika )


Black-eyed peas are wonderful as a soup but you may discover after trying this recipe equally enjoyable as a cool bean salad. This black eyed bean recipe is a vegans delight as it falls in the legume family but  it also makes a healthy Mediterranean diet friendly meal during the summer. I use dried black-eyed…

Baked Chickpeas with Egyptian Style Dukkah


Baked chickpeas with Dukkah seasoning add that extra pizzaz to your meal.  Ideal sprinkled over zucchini, quinoa, couscous or even a dip. A wonderful vegetarian base this recipe is super versatile.  It’s up to you how creative you would like to be. Dukkah is an egyptian condiment consisting of a mixture of herbs, nuts and…

Aromatic Zucchini Loaf


Deliciously moist and aromatic this Spiced Zucchini Loaf is highly-flavoured with a beautiful blend of aromatic spices – perfectly balanced and perfectly blended. Iif you saw zucchini as the primary ingredient to this cake and immediately thought, ” no thank you… this cake is not for me – I’m not a fan of zucchini, i’ll…

Red Cabbage and Fresh Herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing


If your looking for a different kind of salad that is both tangy, crunchy, delicious and with a high nutrient count this Red Cabbage and fresh herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing provides anti-inflammatory benefits, will boost your immune system and help to give you a natural glow. This little salad is the…