Sweet Onion and Thyme Shortcrust Pie

There are a lot of ingredients for this pie but it’s really simple to make and mostly consists of adding things here and there, rather than requiring any particular cooking skills. And most of the ingredients will already be in your cupboards somewhere! Shortcrust pastry 4 oz vegan margerine, 8 oz white flour, pinch of … Continue reading

Moroccan Chickpea and Parsnip Tagine with Couscous

Delicious tagine suitable for cold winter nights or in the garden during sunny evenings. 1 tin chopped tomatoes; 1/2 cup passata; 1 onion (sliced); 1 garlic clove; 1 tin chickpeas; 1 parsnip; 1 small chilli; salt and pepper; 1 tsp each of cumin, coriander, cinnamon and ginger; 2 strands of saffron; handful of raisin; oil … Continue reading

Tomato and Ginger Chilli Jam

This is my most beautiful from-scratch creation. I looked in the fridge and the cupboards and experimented. Granted the idea is not mine, and quicker fast-fixes can be found in the supermarket…but nothing beats a home recipe. 100g cherry tomatoes (quartered); 1/2 cup passata; half an onion; 1 garlic clove; 1 thumb of ginger; 1/2 … Continue reading

A jumpstart to the morning: smoothies and muesli

I haven’t been posting for a while due to a hectic university schedule but over the next few days I have some yummy recipes to share with the internet world and myself, for posting a blog with pictures requires having something to photograph. Which of course means cooking and baking 🙂 I thought I’d get … Continue reading