Category Archives: Light Lunches

Quick and simple is the name of the game – but without forgoing the most important element of a light lunch – great taste!

Chinese Salmon and Crispy Kale

Sweet and salty, crispy seaweed stylee kale and succulent, pink, salmon with just a hint of the orient. A Chinese whisper if you will..

Chinese Salmon & Crispy Kale I've always loved the Crispy Seaweed that you get at the Chinese.  I think … Continue Reading ››

Chicken & Vegetable Broth

Get your glow back with a bowlful of this Chicken & Vegetable Broth. Bitefuls of carrot and swede, the occasional satisfying pop of a pea, chicken that's fallen from the bone and glistening pearl barley... 

You know that feeling when you've been out in the sunshine all day and you feel … Continue Reading ››

Recipe: Smoked Haddock Quiche

Smoked Haddock Quiche. A flaky, buttery crust packed with creamy smoked haddock, cubes of potato, caramelised onion and a fresh, clean hit of parsley.  

This isn't a recipe to attempt after work when the evening is rushed and full of chores to complete.  Make this instead on those luxuriously relaxed weekends … Continue Reading ››

Chilli & Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

For those days when the world feels a little cold and too much, this Chilli & Butternut Squash Soup will bring comfort, calm and just the right amount of heat...

It could be argued that October is really the month of the pumpkin but if, like me, you can't really be bothered … Continue Reading ››

Recipe: Creamy Coconut Butternut Squash Curry

A creamy coconut curry sauce fighting for saucepan space with chunks of butternut squash and fresh, seasonal veg...

Comfort food conundrum

When life gets tough, it's all too tempting to turn to comfort food to see you through.  The problem is, comfort food doesn't tend to be particularly healthy food, so although … Continue Reading ››

Recipe: Smoked Mackerel Pâté

This creamy smoked mackerel pâté is bursting with the contrasting flavours of earthy smoked fish, the fresh, clean taste of chopped parsley and lemon juice, and finished off with the tang of chopped gherkin...

This is one of those wonderful recipes that is pure simplicity to prepare (with just 6 ingredients, how could it be anything … Continue Reading ››

Simple Summer Gazpacho

Tomatoes, full of flavour, form the base of this fresh, light, chilled Gazpacho. Each sip will cool, calm and nourish you...

You know those days when it's oppressively hot and you just don't feel like eating much?  To be honest, living in the UK, I'm not that familiar with them, but if there's a … Continue Reading ››

Recipe: Crayfish Cocktail in a Jar

Sweet, succulent crayfish & creamy avocado, served on a bed of crisp, fresh lettuce with a light, zingy herb dressing...

We're going a little bit retro today - but (as all the cool kids say), with a modern twist... crayfish cocktail Do you have a go-to … Continue Reading ››

Recipe: Quick Quesadillas

Crispy on the outside, oozingly melted on the inside. My Quick Quesadillas are the perfect speedy supper for the kids or tasty snack for.. well, just for when you fancy a tasty snack...

quick quesadillas I don't know about you, but I really struggle … Continue Reading ››

Sweet Chilli Prawns – Two ways!

Sweet, succulent King Prawns, a kick of chilli and crunchy sesame seeds. My Sweet Chilli Prawns are the perfect speedy snack to serve with drinks when guests turn up unexpectedly or, with some dressed sushi rice, you can turn the snack into a fully-fledged feast!

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