slice of apple crumble cake on a plate

Apple Crumble Cake


Apple Crumble Cake When you have lots of apples and have already made apple crumble, baked apple dumplings, apple crumble slice and apple jumble! what do you do? You create something new! Apple Crumble Cake! This is cake. There are spiced apples. and crumble. All. Rolled. Into. One! Perfect! Your go-to Recipe I have made this with straightforward ingredients which…

Plate of vegetable mash fritters on a white plate, with raita dip in centre

Vegetable Mash Fritters


Vegetable Mash Fritters I have found the perfect way to use up leftover mash! Regular mash has lots of uses, but I’m talking veg mash! Swede and carrot mash, or celeriac and sweet potato mash. Mash that you thought was delicious at the time, but after five platefuls gets a bit samey! Are you with me? I absolutely love carrot…

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Lentil based chilli in a white bowl surrounded by tortilla chips

Slow Cooker Chilli


Slow Cooker Chilli It’s that time of year when slow cookers are a fantastic addition to the kitchen. I love that you can just throw everything in, leave it and get a delicious meal with no effort. This really is simple at its very best! The chilli recipe This chilli is made with a base of split red lentils, with…

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Tray of puff pastry whirls

Puff Pastry Ideas


Puff Pastry Ideas You might think of puff pastry as something that you are not too fussed about, but it is a fantastic fridge (or freezer) standby for so many things! For example, you can make a quick and tasty meal, a dessert, breakfast or even just a snack! As you may have guessed, I’m talking ready made puff pastry!…

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Pumpkin Pancakes!


Pumpkin Pancakes Yes, here is another pumpkin recipe, because, well, why not? Pumpkin is really such a versatile ingredient and it is often wasted! I created these delicious pumpkin pancakes as I was looking for a low fat way to get rid of my hunger! These do not disappoint! They are very tasty and easily customisable. You can use up…

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Pumpkin ring dessert with nuts,seeds and raisins

Pumpkin Recipes


Pumpkin Recipes Autumn brings a whole range of different foods into our lives and pumpkin and squash is one which is certainly overlooked by many! Pumpkin is such a versatile ingredient and can be used for both sweet and savoury recipes. There are so many different types of pumpkin and squash that unless you’ve tried more than one, it is…

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Spaghetti Bolognese – meat free


Spaghetti Bolognese – meat free Can you guess the secret ingredient in this very meaty but meat free spaghetti bolognese? Usually, I would use lentils, or soya mince, or even Quorn, but this version – this is all vegetables! Of course, just because this is called spaghetti bolognese, doesn’t mean you have to eat it with spaghetti! You can use…

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Stuffed aubergines on a bed of rocket with yogurt drizzle

Stuffed Aubergines


Stuffed Aubergines You can have stuffed aubergines, or you can have stuffed aubergines! Usually, I would stuff them with a grain such as rice, or quinoa, or sometimes roll them up with couscous instead of stuffing! but this time I have just used vegetables! However, if you are turning your nose up at aubergines, you could of course use a…

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Back to Basics: Roasted Tomatoes


Back to Basics: Roasted Tomatoes To me, roasted tomatoes are so simple, that a recipe is not really required. However, I do realise that some people might not even think of making these… and that is a real shame as they are so very very tasty! The roasted tomato recipe Any type of tomatoes will work for this but as…

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