Summer Fruit Macadamia Crumble

This summer crumble recipe is such a delicious way of using up any soft or slightly marked fruit you have happen to have in your fruit bowl. With a crunchy macadamia gluten and grain-free topping that is naturally sweetened with coconut sugar, you can use any combination of your favourite summery fruits, including peaches, nectarines,…

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…

Raw Vegan Christmas Cake

A healthy Christmas cake that is raw, vegan, grain-free, gluten-free and has no added sweetener.  It is made with a delightful mixture of spices, dried fruits, nuts and orange zest for a lovely festive dessert and is quite reminiscent of a panforte.You will also just love how quick and easy it is to make. You…

Tomato Soup with Haloumi Croutons

Everyone loves tomato soup and this one is so delicious, easy to make, gluten-free and low carb. It’s inspired by a gorgeous website I love called Feasting at Home but to make the cooking time faster I cut out the step of roasting the tomatoes. The flavour is still amazing but is so much simpler.…

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…

Carrot Soup with Hazelnut Dukkah

A sprinkle of hazelnut dukkah, a beautifully aromatic and incredibly delicious Middle Eastern blend of seeds, spices and nuts, adds so much flavour this simple and easy-to-make carrot soup. Any leftover dukkah can be stored in a glass jar in your pantry. It is very lovely sprinkled over eggs; over grilled or roasted vegetables, salads…

Pear, Almond and Cardamom Cake

This flourless upside-down cake with a base of beautifully caramelised winter pears is naturally sweetened and fragrant with almonds and lovely spices. Any type of pears are perfect for this cake, as long as they are not too ripe.    

Spiced Slow-Cooked Lamb Shanks

I have been making these spiced lamb shanks, based on a dish from Jamie Oliver’s first ever cookbook, every winter for 10 years and they are always perfectly tender, delicious and aromatic. Cooking lamb long and slow on the bone makes for the most nutritious and tasty dish, with the anchovies adding a beautiful depth…

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…