Spiced broccoli, cauliflower and halloumi

I was bowled over by how tasty and dimensional this bowl of goodness was! It’s got crunch, heat, smokiness, a touch of sweetness, a sprinkling of fresh lemon, wholesome goodness of lentils, and much more. It’s also relatively low effort, although the last few minutes are a bit hectic. Jamie Oliver’s source recipe references baharat,…

Breakfast dinner salad

Just when I thought I had found the world’s best salad, the very next evening (a Monday of all evenings!) I come across a close second contender! It is described as a breakfast salad, and while a salad is not something I’d really consider having for breakfast, I’d certainly be happy with most, if not…

BBQ chicken cobb salad

I’m pretty sure this is the best salad ever. I found it on the aptly named damndelicious website and it definitely is that. It’s high in protein, with chicken, bacon and egg, and also has 3 different veg as well as┬ábeans for an added bonus. The only (arguable) downfall of its brilliance is that it…

Tropical chia breakfast

This is a refreshing change from porridge and almost has a tropical taste to it! I had my doubts about mixing orange and milk as the original recipe suggested, but I would definitely do it again! The orange zest gives it a lovely freshness and the honey or maple syrup proportion can be changed depending…

Irresistible beef ragu

Italians, I have your secret to a delicious ragu! This is sublime and tastes like something I would marvel at Italy and never hope to replicate at home. I think the secret to this ragu, actually, is to get amazing beef from your local butcher. We bought a rib of beef (well, two ribs worth)…

Tuna sweetcorn goodness

I really like recipes that are flexible; where you can swap ingredients, change amounts, and come up with a different but equally delicious dish. My dinner on Friday was just one of these. The fridge was empty and the pantry bare, and the best I could come up with was something along the lines of…