Mushroom & Spinach Filo Pie

  An earthy assortment of mushrooms, fresh baby greens and the salty creaminess of cheese muddled together and nestled in a flaky golden pastry! If that doesn’t sound like a fancy pie, perfect for a quick Sunday lunch, I don’t know what does.What started out as an idea to make classic Spanakopita parcels, one of my favourite Greek comfort…

Wild mushroom & thyme risotto

Hearty, rich and all kinds of creamy is what a traditional risotto is all about! The earthiness of a porcini mushroom stock and a variety of wild mushrooms is what lends this dish all the flavour you need. Often known as ‘the death dish’ by any Masterchef enthusiasts out there, it’s considered being time-consuming and tedious to make….

Roasted carrot & ginger soup

Carrots and coconuts pair perfectly with a subtle kick of ginger to make this a perfect meal on a cold winter day! It’s sweet and spicy, creamy and comforting and everything you want a soup to be.The gorgeous colour is just an added bonus when you have fresh organic produce that does all the work for you….

Roasted cauliflower & white sweet potato soup

Smooth and creamy, packed with starchy potatoes and cheese is probably the ideal idea of the cauliflower soup we all love. This recipe switches it all up into an easier, healthier version with superfoods and a hint of spice that still makes a smooth and creamy comfort bowl of soup. Roasted cauliflower and white sweet potato…

Creamy turmeric-roasted pumpkin & carrot soup

Pumpkin season is here! One of my favourite ways to cook them is oven roasted with a lovely golden brown char that elevates the sweetness of the vegetable. This soup makes a hearty bowl of creamy goodness packed full of flavour, turmeric-roasted vegetables topped with crunchy spiced chickpeas. A simple yet filling lunch that still keeps you healthy! Let…

Roasted carrot chips with hummus

Roasted vegetables aren’t just for Sunday roasts! The next time you fancy binging on a bunch of oily, salt ridden chips or fries from the shop, consider switching up to a healthier version. Alright, the healthier version would ideally be sweet potatoes; can’t get your hands on any of those? Use other root vegetables such…

Spaghetti with prawns & spinach

Spaghetti is one of those foods I could probably eat for every meal and still be left wanting more. Carbonara, Bolognese, Cacio e pepe, every one of them is pure heaven to me. Seafood on the other hand, not so much, not always. However, this spaghetti is an exception. It’s one of those recipes that takes me…

Sunday meals: Coq au Vin Blanc

  Another weekend, another Sunday and a perfect excuse to cook up some comfort food. Coq au Vin is quintessentially French and although it sounds extremely fancy, it’s not as complicated as you think, making it perfect for a lovely weekend meal. Traditionally made with red wine, this version uses a white wine which results in…

Roasted pumpkin spaghetti

A lot of us probably just think of pumpkins around Halloween, sure carving out pumpkins is great fun annually, but it’s now catching on as an all important superfood! One that you definitely want to get your hands on if you’re not a fan already. Pumpkin breads, cakes, soups; sweet or savoury whichever way you prefer,…

Spaghetti Sundays: Creamy chicken & spinach pasta

A lazy Sunday lunch or a late dinner after a long day at work, pasta is one food that you can’t be grateful enough to the Italians for! Pasta is versatile, satisfying, easy to work with and can also be healthy. It makes an essential base ingredient for a variety of recipes, whether coated in a sauce or tossed…

Roasted beet & quinoa risotto

Risottos are a traditional Italian staple and an absolute delight when cooked to perfection. Arborio rice cooked al dente with the right amount of wine, stock, cheese and butter is something essential to every risotto. Although if you’re thinking healthy, it’s not exactly at the top of the list with the indulgent creaminess it boasts of. This…