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Delicious Banana Bread

November 10|2016

I came home from a week of travelling to find 3 very ripe bananas in my fruit bowl. To make a great banana bread you really do want very ripe bananas, to add the flavour impact. With this recipe I wanted to experiment – could I make it gluten free and dairy free and still get my kids to devour it? I am please to …

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Falafel from La Paloma Café, Ibiza

November 02|2016

These falafels are deliciously crisp on the outside, moist and packed with herbs on the inside. So good I had to ask for the recipe! I ate these at the fabulous  La Paloma restaurant in Ibiza during a vibrant vegetarian feast filled evening dinner. This restaurant is a truly gorgeous and inspiring family run place. These falafels are  perfect to lay on top of a …

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The Spice of Life

October 13|2016

The Spice of Life by Glen Matten  Whilst there’s a major focus on the health benefits of eating fruits and vegetables, and rightly so, don’t let that deflect attention from other components of our diet that are equally as good. None more so than culinary spices, which contain similar health enhancing plant compounds (aka phytonutrients) as fruits and vegetables but often in much more potent …

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Broccoli, Chickpea and Sweet Potato Tart

September 29|2016

 I made this flavoursome tart for lunch for friends this week, it was devoured within minutes! The base of sweet caramelised red onions is topped with lightly spiced chickpeas (garbanzo beans) for a protein kick and then the turmeric roasted sweet potatoes and tender broccoli stems add an extra mineral and vitamin packed component. Delicious and nutritious! For this tart I use make my pastry …

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