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Lentil Rice

Lentil Rice

This brown lentil rice dish is another one of my favourite #Persian dishes that I always remember my mum cooking up as a last minute type of dish as it is quick and easy to make and you always seem to have rice and lentils lurking in the store cupboard right? Here is what you […]

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Parsnip & Apple Soup

Parsnip & Apple Soup

As the weather starts to get colder, soup is always a great choice for something filling, nutritious and warm. A few days ago I took part in Bedford’s own ‘SoupFest’ which was raising awareness and money for Bedford’s Homeless and many of Bedford’s top chefs came together and made soup to be sold on the […]

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Trio of Hummus

Trio of Hummus

Delicious and healthy snacks to enjoy on long dark cold evenings is always a good thing. Hummus is nutritious and filled with natural proteins and vitamins and when you add healthy fats and flavours, they are a great healthy choice for an evening snack as well as a sandwich filler, dipper and a side to […]

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Sesame Kale

Roasted Sesame Kale Chips

For a delicious and healthy snack, you can’t go wrong with these tasty kale chips. The good thing about kale is that you can flavour it with pretty much any herb and spice and it will taste great. Ingredients 1 large pack of kale (450g) 2 tbsp sesame seeds (white, black or mixed) Pinch of […]

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Fresh veggie stock

Home Made Vegetable Stock

Creating your own vegetable stock is the greatest asset in your kitchen in terms of re-using old fruits and vegetables as well as having fresh stock to hand when you need to create delicious dishes at a moments notice. Plus, whatever food regime you follow, you can create the right stock for your needs without […]

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mini pecan & pumpkin pies

Mini Pecan & Pumpkin Pies

It is the time of year where pumpkins are in season and plentiful. After Halloween and leading up to Thanksgiving celebrations and Christmas, it is the perfect time of year to create these delicious beauties. Makes 12 mini pies or 1 large 9″ pie Ingredients Crust 1 1/2 cups self-raising flour 3 tablespoons plus 2 […]

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Persian Green Bean Rice Dish

Persian Green Bean Rice

Persians eat a lot of rice dishes and this is one of my favourites which is moist, full of protein and vitamins and absolutely delicious and great for the winter evenings. Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups basmati rice white, rinsed (cooked al-dente with 6 cups of water and a pinch of salt and then rinsed […]

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Vegan Vegetable Katsu Curry

Vegetable Katsu Curry

As the weather is starting to get colder, what better way to enjoy #meatfreemonday than with my delicious #vegan recipe for ‘Vegetable & Tofu Katsu Curry’. This is a dish that will surely warm you up and keep you nicely full through the day (I enjoyed this for lunch however you can prepare this and […]

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red lentil soup with basil

Red Pepper & Lentil Soup

As the weather starts to become colder, you know it is time to start making and creating delicious, healthy & wholesome soups. Here is a tasty and warming soup you can make at home, that is both quick and easy to create. Serves 4 Ingredients 2 large red peppers, deseeded 1 medium potato, peeled and […]

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