snacks

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Butternut Squash, Rosemary and Raisin Spelt Scones

Do you need some butternut squash scones in your life? Here’s a pop quiz to help you figure it out. Do you a) Cast about at 10 am for something to have with a cup of tea? b) Feel like sometimes food should comfort and cosset you, in the way that a hug from your […]

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Roasted Red Pepper and White Bean Dip

Sometimes you hear a phrase that resonates like a bell – it tolls on and on in your mind. The one for this week was the ‘Crudites of Futility’. It comes from the 2016 Dictionary of Modern Parenting. The Crudites of Futility are; “A plate of curling carrot batons and shriveled cucumber slices that shouts: […]

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Lemon Chickpea Flour Pancakes with Creamed Kale

There are dishes that are bound for breakfast, others that are destined to be lunch. Some, when they’re not eaten for supper taste like sadness (cold pizza eaten for breakfast, I’m looking at you). This is not that sort of dish. If what you need is a vegetarian bounty of greens and gluten free deliciousness […]

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Raspberry Flax Cakes

What do you do when your heart calls for cake, but your body demurs? If what you need is a strapping substitute that is meekly sweet, but still satisfying, skip straight to the recipe at the bottom. This is an easily switchable, muddle and mix bake that may be the answer to your prayers. This […]

Blueberry, Oat and Chia Smoothies

Blueberry, Oat and Chia Smoothies

What do you make when you don’t feel like cooking? This is a serious question. It’s a question that inspired a hot bed of discussion on Food52 when it was first posed – and even led to a follow up episode of their podcast Burnt Toast. If what you need is an instant – fix, […]