Lebanese Green Beans

Allow me to make a case for overcooked beans: they are AMAZING. Sure they go a little more olive-coloured than the snap-steamed bright green that we’re used to (and perhaps reminds us a little of the overcooked veg our nans might serve up when we were kids), but as far as vegetables go, beans can […]

Veggie Quinoa Salad

Fancy enough for a dinner party, filling enough for a lunchbox – she’s a winner! Personally I love the mix of soft and crunchy veggies, all wrapped up in fresh herbs, but please do use whatever you have on hand. The dressing is a sweet/piquant mix of red wine vinegar and honey, but is accommodating […]

Lebanese green beans

Bring a plate? Bring this! Make in advance – tick! (it tastes better the next day) Can be served cold – tick! or hot – tick! or room temperature – tick! Travels well – tick! Easy, delicious, AND an extra serve of vegetables… on vegetables. Print Recipe Lebanese green beans Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: […]

Zaatar-Roasted Pumpkin Salad

Oh this one smells so good in the oven! I love it for cooler weather – nothing better than a warm bowl of yum after the warmth and smell of spicy pumpkin has wafted through the house. Print Recipe Zaatar-Roasted Pumpkin Salad Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select […]

Summer Salad Bowls

One of the best ways to get a rainbow on your plate! Print Recipe Summer Salad Bowls Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: BreakfastLunchSnackDinnerDessert This recipe has been added to your Meal Plan Add to Shopping List This recipe is in your Shopping List Course […]

Middle-Eastern Vegetable Salad

This is such a simple dish rich with the honest, earthy flavour of the veg, and a tangy, sharp dressing. The obligatory handful of fresh herbs over the top ties it all together for the salad you won’t be able to stop making all summer long. This kind of salad (or even this kind of […]

Rockmelon and Prosciutto Salad

Rockmelon and Prosciutto Salad

Many years ago, pre children Ben and myself were fortunate to travel round Europe. I remember arriving in Spain and there being copious amounts of cured meat hanging from shops and restaurants and tapas in abundance. As we sat to have an afternoon drink and admire the culture were were given a piece of rockmelon […]