Fragrant Spiced Chicken with Cardamom Rice

This is my family’s absolute favourite chicken and rice dish. It is a marvellous one pan casserole of fragrantly spiced basmati rice with delicious braised chicken pieces, lots of fragrant herbs and a lovely minted yoghurt sauce. Inspired by a dish from Ottolenghi’s wonderful cookbook Jersusalem, your family will love it too. You will need…

Fennel Frond Pesto

I love cooking with fennel but for years have been searching for a delicious way to use the plentiful beautiful green fronds that top them. With their lovely sweet aniseed flavour it seems such a waste to throw them away. This pesto is such a wonderful way of using up those fennel tops and is…

Roasted Spanish Fish

Fish is wonderfully nutritious, such a great source of vitamin d, protein and omega 3 fatty acids, benefiting your brain, heart, skin and hair and reducing inflammation your the body.  Consume wild-caught seafood twice a week to reap these health-giving advantages. A whole fish is so flavoursome and easy to cook but if you prefer…

Salmon and Asparagus Salad

This gorgeous salad recipe is from a wonderful cookbook we sell at The Health Emporium called Good Life Great Food by Judy Phillips. It is filled with simple, healthy and delicious recipes designed to share with loved ones and stunning photography designed to inspire anyone in the kitchen.  All of the profits from this book…

Spicy Spanish Mussels

This tasty dish is so easy to prepare and makes both a quick and delicious mid-week dinner or a great dish to share when you have friends over. If making it for children you can always reduce the amount of chilli. Mussels are a nutritional powerhouse – a wonderful source of omega-3 fatty acids, protein, zinc,…

Pea, Mint and Goat’s Cheese Fritters

Deliciously more-ish these little green fritters are simple to make, flavoursome, wholesome and so very versatile as they can be served for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner or even as as snack.  Any leftovers make wonderful lunchbox additions. For these patties I have used a soft goat’s milk fetta but other cheeses such as haloumi, ricotta or…

Middle Eastern Spiced Roast Chicken

You’ll just love this chicken dish with its beautifully fragrant Middle Eastern spices and herbs it is sure to become a family favourite. Butterflying the chicken reduces the cooking time and is such an easy thing to do, while slow roasting the bird not only results in the most flavoursome and succulent chicken it is…