Caramelised pineapple and whipped feta crostini

14th July 2017By Leave a Comment

This is the perfect brunch / lunch/ BBQ accompaniment This recipe came about a couple of weeks ago when attempting to use up the vast amount of leftover pineapple I had from making a chutney at the Birmingham Foodies Festival with my onion bhajis. I for one love pineapple, but I was literally faced with half a tonne of the…

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Christmas Hamper with Ryvita Thins

18th December 2016By 4 Comments

Here we are. It’s that time of year – the ‘what do you get the person who’s got everything?’ and  ‘oh gawd, we need to buy a present for the in-laws’ time of year. My problem this year, is the latter. And so, when Ryvita challenged me to create a festive gift hamper around a selection of Ryvita Thins, I thought ‘Game…

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Sun dried Tomato, Kale Pesto and Mozzarella pizza wheel

23rd February 2016By 1 Comment

Put away the frozen pizza, put down the takeaway menus and on those days you need some stodge follow this super easy but deliciously gluttonous recipe that will melt and warm you up from the inside out. Puff pastry twists filled with melted cheese, sun dried tomato and my kale and pistachio pesto that you can find the recipe for…

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Vegetable spring rolls with tangy peanut dip

6th October 2015By Leave a Comment

These spring rolls are super easy to make, and what’s better you can eat them in their raw form before you cook them if you want to keep them super healthy. They’re also gluten-free for those of you who are gluten intolerant. Made from rice paper spring roll sheets they can be eaten raw like a vietnamese snack or shallow fried…

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Carrot and banana shallot bhajis with spiked yoghurt

27th August 2015By Leave a Comment

These are always a winner at my parties / gatherings, with one individual claiming they were the best Bhajis he’d ever had so I had to share my recipe. Perfect as a starter a canapé these are really simple to make and a bit of a crowd pleaser. Yes they’re fried, but I’m creating a lighter batter for you, with…

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