Spelt banana bread

This is a really nice, simple recipe, and feels a bit healthier for having spelt flour rather than regular flour. Just don’t focus too much on the amount of sugar that also goes in … Ingredients: 210g spelt flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tp bicarb soda pinch of salt 125g unsalted butter, soft or…

Courgette chocolate sponge cake

Really moist, chocolatey and light – you’ll wonder if you forgot to put the courgettes in once you bite into this. It’s so good I only did half the the recipe – it’s supposed to have rye salted chocolate crumbs on top but I don’t think it needs it. Perfect for breakfast, dessert, or a…

Chickpea brownies

Well, if you ever have an overabundance of chickpeas in your pantry, here’s an excellent use for them! I made half the source recipe as I only had about 240g chickpeas but it still worked out very well. Let’s answer the obvious question – there is the merest hint of chickpeas in the final product,…

Wild rice and broccoli salad

This is a lunch recipe that I always come back to. It’s delicious, healthy, and far removed from an ordinary lettuce-tomato-cucumber salad. The dressing is the best thing about it, but it all comes together so wonderfully I wouldn’t dream if migrating the dressing onto another salad. That said, I have switched some of the…