Winter Parsnip Soup

Winter Parsnip Soup

There appears to be some debate as to whether parsnips are nice or not. Apparently, some people detest them in the way one can hate Marmite. This was strange to me. I like parsnips. I like Marmite. Don't love 'em, don't hate 'em.

Anyway, because you're still reading, I'm going to assume you are in the 'I like parsnips' camp (officially titled Camparsnip and coming soon to a field near you) [...]

Roasted Aubergine (eggplant) Dip

Roasted Aubergine (eggplant) Dip

When I'm short of time, dips play a big part in my diet. A quick snack is dips with crackers or crudités. A quick lunch is dips with crackers and crudités. A quick, tired, lazy dinner is dips with crackers, crudites and leftovers. This aubergine dip will slot in nicely.

Frozen Blueberry & Banana Smoothie Bowl

Frozen Blueberry & Banana Smoothie Bowl

I don’t often eat smoothie bowls. But when I do, it’s partly because I feel like something sweet and ice-cold with minimal chewing requirements (often somewhat hungover when this craving strikes) but also because [...]

3 simple rice variations

3 simple rice variations

Before this week, I rarely ate rice. I had an unfounded and misguided perception that it is a makeweight, a carby vehicle, for the actual food to come. Not only did I not eat a lot of rice, I was also completely inept at cooking it.

However, I've been having stomach aches recently to the point that I couldn’t eat anything more exotic than bland and beige food. You can probably imagine how frustrating [...]

Adaptable Vegan Pesto

Adaptable Vegan Pesto

I was on holiday recently at a friend's house which has row after row of vegetable patches. We dug up some thin, colourful carrots to roast, but what spiked my interest was their tall and bushy tops. I can’t stand wasting food and am intrigued by any recipe that claims to make use of food by-products – meringues made from chickpea-can water? Crispy roasted potato skins? Sign me up [...]