Smoky Black Eyed Peas

Hello, please meet my new favourite meal prep friend – smoky, slow-simmered black eyed peas. Perfect for batch cooking and tucking away in the freezer for a fast meal on a busy day. Add a cheesy, jalapeno-y cornbread on the side and you’ve reached pure heaven! Also a delicious way of getting those denser leafy […]

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

salty, savoury, soupy and served over rice – sign me up! the roux in this dish is *all important*. you can’t rush it and you can’t skip it. It takes a little love to get deep cocoa brown but its worth every minute. Absolutely packed with veg simmered so perfectly they just melt in your […]

Kale and pecorino risotto

not a fan of kale? You will be after eating this luxurious meal. The kale is chopped super-fine so it melts into the risotto and therefore your mouth. Pecorino is delicious, but you could definitely sub for parmesan or goat cheese. The olive oil over the top is a must! Print Recipe Kale and pecorino […]

Winter Minestrone

There’s literally nothing better than curling up with a steaming bowl of hearty minestrone when there’s a chill on outside. So robust as to be a full meal, the extensive mix of veg is also a health paradise. Bulk it up with your favourite pasta and beans and settle in for some soul-hugging goodness. Print […]

Zucchini and White Bean Cassoulet

Is it a soup? Is it a stew? Who knows! A bit of both never hurt anybody. The best part about this cassoulet is that you can make it as thick or as brothy as you like. See how you feel about the weather, your health, or the ingredients you have on hand and be […]

Tuna Mornay

Tuna Mornay

Many, many years ago (my teenage years) I lived with a family who took me under their wing for a little while! Jenny who I refer to as my fake mum was always cooking! She had four kids of her own and every night served up dinner and and dessert. I use to love watching […]