Chicken & Mediterranean veg cous-cous

Here’s a super easy, quick recipe that feeds many, many mouths in one fell swoop! As ever, this recipe is only a guide – change it up as much as you want, use what you have, especially those almost-expired bits and bobs that have just been lying around for ages. Here’s a one-tray bake, chicken…

(Dairy-free) Strawberry milk

A perfect summer drink, recommended if you have particularly ripe & sweet strawberries ūüôā Ingredients: Handful strawberries (5-6) Rice milk Vanilla bean paste Agave nectar (optional, best used with non-ripe strawberries) Method: (Serves 1) Halve strawberries into a jug. Cover the strawberries with rice milk until almost or just covered. (On my jug, I got…

Herby flatbreads

I saw this recipe X the other week and HAD to try it out! I’ve been looking for a quick flatbread recipe for ages, and this was just perfect. Baking powder instead of yeast means there’s no waiting time for the bread to prove; simply mix together the ingredients and then bake! I doubled all…

Courgette ribbons

Hopping on the ‘courgetti’ boat a little late, but better late than never … ? After so much hype and excitement about these courgetti, I wanted to see what all of the fuss was about. Now, I don’t own a spiraliser and I didn’t plan to get one¬†just¬†to use once for courgetti, so I followed…

Coffee & walnut macarons

For a special birthday last¬†Tuesday (happy birthday Bev!) I made a gluten-free coffee and walnut cake with a coffee buttercream, water-ganache rosettes, fresh walnuts, and coffee-and-walnut macarons (also filled with the water-ganache). I used Nigella’s recipe (found here x), with a few little tweaks such as using gluten-free self-raising flour, and using more coffee¬†granules. Firstly,…

One pot pasta

This recipe really is a minimal-effort dish. The only things you’ll need are a chopping board, a pot and a measuring jug. (Maybe scales, if you’re not comfortable with guestimating.) I based my one-pot off of Donal Skehan’s recipe X which he based off of Martha Stewart’s recipe.. It’s so easy to add and change…

Mint-chocolate birthday cake

Sorry for my absence, life has been incredibly busy recently, but hopefully will be back to regular posting from henceforth (fingers crossed!). Here’s a recipe to kickstart my return back to WordPress – my little sister’s mint chocolate chip 4 layer birthday cake, for her 16th! I’ll leave the¬†link here X¬†for the recipe and video…