Chili Sans Carne

I'll be honest, this one is a bit of a winter warmer and probably won't be ideal over the (hopefully) hot summer months ahead. But, we are in the UK after all. And our weather famously spins on a dime. So, it can be blue heavens and scorching sun one day and grey, cataract skies … Continue reading Chili Sans Carne

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos with Fresh Tomato Salsa

Confession time, this isn't one of mine. But it does hold a firm place in my heart. A few years back - way back when I was a skinny little 12 year old (where does the time go) we went on a family trip to the States. It was so hot and humid the whole … Continue reading Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos with Fresh Tomato Salsa

Baked Cabbage Kofte with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Ok so these kofte have a bit of a story to them. A few years back there I was minding my own business, walking through my little town, when a sprightly man with an interesting ponytail mohawk thing dressed all in red popped up in front of me. I figured he was asking for charity … Continue reading Baked Cabbage Kofte with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Braised Harissa Chickpea Stew

There is real pride in bringing out a huge casserole dish filled with piping hot, wholesome and nourishing food for the family. It is always a joy to see people's faces light up as the lid is whisked away to reveal this colourful tagine-like stew. I suppose that is one of the great joys in … Continue reading Braised Harissa Chickpea Stew