Winter couscous salad

Over the summer I went to Greece for my holidays, Saturday’s meal was inspired from some of the delicious meals I’d had during my week in Halkidiki. I appreciate that a salad in late October could be viewed as a strange idea, if  this is your thought, then  fair enough, but belive me there are so many ways of…

Beetroot Salad, orange, goats cheese, mint & toasted hazelnuts

I made this dish for a Saturday evening, it was so easy to make, provided you have the 75mins to spare for cooking your beetroot through. For me the best nights to have time are most definitely at weekend! I found this recipe in the Sunday Times ‘STYLE’ magazine, 9th October 2011, pages: 64,65,66,67. There…

Blood Red Beetroot soup

This blood-red soup could be great if you are thinking of entertaining friends this Halloween. Equally it could be good if you are looking for a healthy option to feed children during the half term / Halloween period! Sell it to them as if it’s blood… I’ve made this for this weeks lunches, as I…

Stuffed squash

Ingredients. 1 small squash A small handful of asparagus 1 Onion 1/2 hot rainbow chilli 1/2 can of kidney beans Splash of red wine Goats cheese 3 slices for the top Shopping: In search for some inspiration for my Sunday dinner this weekend, I wandered around the covered market, looking at the fruit and veg stall, for…

October Fish Pie

Fish Pie is ideal for any evening, especially a chilly one! This dish can be done in advance, although I would suggest earlier in the day if you have bought fresh fish. Ingredients: 1/2 a nutmeg grated 1 Salmon Steak (ideal for one) 1 Haddock portion (ideal for one) 1/2 white onion 1 garlic clove 1/2…

Mackerel with caponata

Usually while watching Something for the Weekend, I am inspired to make something they have shown on the program that same evening. The other weekend I didn’t have the luxury somehow and I had to delay my cooking of this dish until Tuesday. The preparation time was fast enough that you don’t have to save it…

Atomic Dinner

Last Wednesday I met up with friends and headed down to Atomic Pizza. I was happy to have eventually got a table booked at the second Atomic restaurant, that I’d already heard so much about on twitter and through others. This was a great night,despite how it started off!  I’d accidentally booked Atomic Burger (the original Atomic!)…