Mexican Beef and Chorizo Chilli

Mexican is a dream dish for families and for cooking for large groups as everyone absolutely loves it. Wrap this deliciously spiced chilli up soft tortillas or serve it on top of salad leaves or rice. Either way accompany it with slices of avocado or guacamole*, a dollop of sour cream or yoghurt and a…

Broccamole: Broccoli Guacamole

Broccamole, the love child of broccoli and guacamole, is so very deliciously creamy and filled to the brim with healthy fats and vitamins. Serve it as a dip with crackers, tortilla chips or veggie sticks, spread it over toast or a sandwich, alongside Mexican dishes, tossed through noodles or pasta, with eggs for breakfast, or…

Middle Eastern Fish Cakes in Tomato Broth

These deliciously spiced fish cakes cooked in a fragrant herbed tomato broth is a simplified version of a recipe from one of my favourite cookbooks; Ottolenghi’s wonderful Jerusalem. I so love his recipes but sometimes find they take quite a long time to make, and a quicker (just as tasty version) can be on the…

Coconut Chicken Laksa

This deliciously fresh and spicy laksa recipe should come with a warning – once tasted you will crave it all the time and your family and friends will be asking you to make it again and again! You can make a larger batch of the laksa paste and keep it in the fridge for up…

Satay Skewers with Homemade Satay Sauce

Your family and friends will love these Southeast Asian skewers of marinated grilled strips of meat, served with a fragrant spicy satay sauce and a simple refreshing cucumber salad.  So delicious! Any leftover sauce will keep refrigerated for up to 6 weeks in a glass jar, and can also be frozen. I usually make a…

Asian Cabbage Slaw

This delicious healthful salad recipe, with its zesty flavoursome dressing, is so quick and simple to prepare; perfect for these warm summer evenings or to take to a picnic or barbecue.  Any leftovers even keep well overnight in the fridge and are great for lunch the next day. Asian Cabbage Slaw goes beautifully with grilled…