Mexican Chicken or Tofu and Cauliflower Rice

We are moving into summer now , well we have to get past spring first and the very changeable weather, sun ,hail and torrential rain all in one day ! I am planting my garden for summer and planning a new vegetable garden .As I wander around I am finding all those little flower surprises…

Falafels

Before my first son was born I worked in a cafe that predominately sold middle eastern style food. I have fond memories of making large pots of chilli sauce, hummus, falafels and tahini sauce as well as stacking up the lamb marinated in oregano and lemon to slowly turn and cook in front of the…

Blackberry Louise Slice

Louise Cake must be an all time Edmonds recipe book classic. I can remember watching my Grandmother making it in her kitchen, loaded with strawberry jam and fluffy meringue, it was a family favourite . My daughter sent me a recipe for a raw Louise Slice recently and it reminded me I hadn’t made it…

Brown Rice and Quinoa Salad

On Sunday’s I like to prepare for the week ahead. It’s good to have the fridge full of pack n go salads for work and athletes lunches. A while ago a friend gave me a great tip on keeping lettuce salads fresh for the week, all you need to do is cover with a paper…

Rocket and Sundried Tomato Pesto

Decided to clean the pantry this morning , well when I say clean I mean move things around so it looks tidier and check what I have and what I need. What I discovered was I really need to write a list before I shop 😊 I have an abundance of some things and none…

Sausage and Lentil Hotpot

When it's a cold and rainy day all you feel like is comfort food , especially when you get home after a long day. This hotpot does not take long to prepare and infact I often prepare it before work so it only needs reheating and mushrooms adding when you get home. I use free…

My Bircher Muesli

I must admit I was never a huge fan of Bircher muesli's a good many just had no real flavour. Over the past few weeks I've been experimenting with different flavours and think I have found a couple that I really like. Hope you do too 😊 quick and easy to throw together then just…

Aunty Rob’s Chocolate Slice

I have many memories of my childhood and cooking ,most are of making the yearly Christmas cakes with my Grandma. A pinch of this just a small dash of that dear,between us I think my Aunt and I almost remembered the whole recipie.😊 My Aunty Rob was and is ,  the most innovative and up…

Cauliflower Mac n Cheese

I’ve been craving mac n cheese on these cold nights but I didn’t want the heavyness of it. I have seen Jamie Oliver put cauliflower in his so thought I would give it a go. The result is a lighter version but still lovely and creamy. I have used onion soup and light sour cream…