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 […]
Make your own pickled cucumber at home the easy way. To make 2-4 litre jar Ingredients 3-4 packs of mini/baby cucumbers – approx 8 in each pack (readily available in most high street supermarkets 1 slice gluten free bread 2 tbsp fresh dill weed (can be dried although not as flavoursome) 1 tbsp black peppercorn […]
A delicious and healthy starter, dip or simply served on top of toasted sourdough, this dish is an absolute winner for avocado lovers. There are many combinations of fresh herbs, fruits and veggies you can add and here I will give you the recipe for the main dish however will also highlight at the bottom […]
This a beautiful dish I came across a few weeks ago which a good friend of mine made for me (a little scared of what I might think as I am a little fussy with food) however delighted I enjoyed it and willingly happy to share this recipe which has now become a staple food […]
This a truly tasty and zingy dressing that will truly compliment any salad you create. Dijon Mustard Dressing Ingredients 2 tbsp of dijon mustard 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp honey/agave/maple (optional for sweetness) Salt & pepper to taste Method Whisk the ingredients together and drizzle over the […]
A truly zingy dressing to compliment any salad. Ingredients 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp chilli flakes (optional) 1/8 tsp mixed Italian herbs Salt & pepper to taste Method Mix all the ingredients together and serve. Keeps well in the fridge for 2 weeks.
This simple zingy dressing is great for salads as well as drizzling over steamed vegetables. Ingredients 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp toasted white sesame seeds Salt & pepper to taste Method Whisk all the ingredients together and serve. Keeps for 2 weeks in the refrigerator.
A truly delicious and creamy hummus that can be eaten on its own, in a sandwich (great with cucumber and/or sun-dried tomato) or as a dip for some veggie crudités. Very healthy and nutritious. Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (drained, keep the liquid to one side) 3 tbsp tahini Juice from 1 lemon/lime 3 tbsp olive […]
A truly vibrant, tangy and smoky dressing to compliment your salads. Can be used to drizzle on steamed vegetables. So delicious. Ingredients 1 tsp smoked paprika 1/2 small red chilli pepper, seeds removed and chopped finely 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice Salt & pepper to taste 1 tsp black […]