Lunchbox – Christmas miracle sprouts, with a maple and tahini dressing

You’re sat at the Christmas table, family shouting at each other across the turkey, kids tucking in despite being told they should wait, and drinks toppling over as everyone reaches for the bread sauce. Then your uncle, or granny, or whoever it is that’s hosting that year, unenthusiastically chucks a couple of sprouts at your…

A healthy takeaway alternative you’ll love

Aubergine and chickpea curry I don’t know about you, but I love a Friday night in. Slippers on, feet up and a bowl of homemade curry in hand. Yes please. The problem, however, with curry Fridays is that they often involve one of the following: A jar of curry sauce A microwave ready meal Or…

Lunchbox – red cabbage steak with lemon and parsley quinoa

Okay, so it’s not a steak per-say, but I didn’t know what else to call it.   A bit of cabbage..? A large chunk of cabbage..? A just-under-one-inch-thick round of cabbage..?   Not exactly music to the ears is it!   While there may be some debate over the name, there’s no denying that this…

TOP 5 TIPS for finding the best restaurants on holiday

You’re in a city famous for its incredible food. You want to experience the best of the best, without spending a fortune. And you have only a few days to explore.   How do you choose where to eat?   Alex and I had asked ourselves the very same question when we arrived in Florence….

Lunchbox – life changing leek and potato salad

Today is not your average day. Oh no! Today is the day a potato changed lives.   Before we get to the story, let’s first take a moment to appreciate the humble spud. A sturdy and versatile staple, these bad boys can be baked, boiled, roasted, röstied, smashed, mashed, hassle-backed, or dauphinoised; not to mention…

Brunch at Bühler and Co – a.k.a veggie heaven

Brunch.   AM I RIGHT!?   Brunch is one of my favourite things to do EVER. D’you wanna know why..? a) its name ACTUALLY allows for a meal the size of two meals and b) it’s almost always shared with friends.   Food and friends is, to me, sheer, unadulterated joy. Especially when that food…

Lunchbox – Pinterest and Disney inspired ratatouille

This recipe came about because of a picture I saw on Pinterest. It was a spiral of gorgeous veggies, cut into slices, one after the other and reminded me of the adorable Disney film in which a rat becomes a top chef in a traditional and highly respected French restaurant (has there ever been a…

Butternut squash and chorizo stew

It’s definitely starting to feel like autumn. The days are getting shorter and the evenings are getting colder, so what better way to warm yourself up than with this gorgeous butternut squash and chorizo stew. From start to finish, this recipe takes around an hour to make, but it’s super easy and can be left…

Red Thai curry with mango and coriander

This recipe is inspired by the most incredible red Thai curry I had while in Cornwall, cooked by a family friend and borrowed from the wonderful Nigella. The addition of the mango was simply inspired, so I was straight back in the kitchen as soon as I got home in order to create my own…