This post will be very short and sweet, dear reader, as there’s nothing quite so lovely and simple as making your own falafel. A huge benefit to making your own is that you can tweak the spices and seasoning to be exactly to your taste, so what are you waiting for? As I may … More The Lockdown Larder – Easy Vegan Sweet Potato Falafel
Ah yes, dear reader, the courgette glut continues and no matter how many courgettes I thrust on unsuspecting friends, I keep finding more hiding under the large leaves and am coming up with all sorts of ways of using them up. The latest, and another popular one with my family, is a courgette and lemon … More Pretty Much Plants – Courgette and Lemon Loaf Cake
If you’re like me and have been using some of your time during lockdown to have a go at growing your own vegetables then you may be in a similar position to me – i.e. having a massive glut of courgettes. Even after handing courgettes to everyone I possibly can, I’m still left with plenty … More Pretty Much Plants – Vegan Courgette & Sweetcorn Fritters
As a child, lemons were my nemesis. I couldn’t stand the taste of lemon squash or lemon mousse and so politely avoided most lemon flavoured things (including cakes, and I don’t know how I had the willpower to do that!) until one day the whole world of fresh, naturally flavoured lemon cooking was opened up … More The Lockdown Larder – Easy and Delicious Lemon and Blueberry Loaf Cake
Whilst in Madrid last year with some friends, I became a huge fan of the empanada. Every lunchtime we would scour around for our nearest food market or small store and pick up a few different varieties of empanada and enjoy them in the sunshine. It was delicious and is only really beaten for me … More The New Normal – The Lockdown Larder – Empanadas & Elote
This is my little easy spin on a classic Sicilian cannoli. It’s a complete cheat but works quite nicely as a dessert and with a little added cinnamon you get a lovely festive flavour. This recipe does about 8 cannoli style cups which seem to be roughly the right size for a sweet and light … More Menu: Cannoli Cups
I’ll admit it, I hate cooking meat. I am much more of a fish and vegetables fan, and I feel much more confident in being able to cook them well. This is particularly important when I’m cooking for other people, as I couldn’t take the worry that I had under cooked something vital like steak! … More Menu – Grilled Halibut and Seasonal Veg
These super easy cake pops look adorable, are really yummy and make great snacks, treats and presents. I had to have a go at making them after seeing hundreds of pictures on Pinterest. Ingredients: 1 Cake/Cake Mix (I used Betty Crocker‘s Devil’s Food Cake Mix) Frosting (Betty Crocker Chocolate Fudge) Chocolate – we ended up … More Easy Cake Pops Recipe!