Carrot and honey soup

Do you have a big bag of carrots you want to use up or do you want to find a good way of eating more carrots?! Then this is a simple recipe that you… Continue reading

Baba Ghanoush

Baba ghanoush is a Middle Eastern dip made from aubergines. It is very similar to hummus. I first tasted baba ghanoush a few years ago, when my friend made this dip for me when I was busy studying! My… Continue reading

Port Poached Pears

I have noticed that poached pears in red wine are a very popular dessert for chefs on cooking shows and contestants on Come Dine with Me! I decided to use up the bottle of port that has… Continue reading

Free wine tasting masterclass

Fancy attending a free wine tasting masterclass? ABC- anything but chardonnay! That is what I was told by the owner of a wine store in my college town. Holding a bottle of chardonnay in my… Continue reading

Roasted Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Soup

This is simply delicious, but not exactly a speedy soup. However, if you make a big batch of it, all you have to do is heat it up once it is cooked. It… Continue reading

Roasted red pepper hummus

Want to try a different type of hummus, then why not try roasted red pepper hummus?! Place one pointed red pepper on a baking tray and put in the oven for 10-15 minutes at… Continue reading

Stuffed courgette (zucchini) with feta, chorizo and sundried tomatoes

I like stuffing vegetables! I think it is creative and easy to adapt.  I thought a courgette (zucchini) stuffed with feta, chorizo and sun-dried tomatoes would make a nice tasty snack! Place a… Continue reading

Chocolate Pears

Simple, speedy and delicious. This makes a great dessert or sweet snack. Peel some pears and slice them in half. Place them on a tray and drizzle some olive oil over them. Place them in the oven at 180… Continue reading

Hummus and tortilla chips

Hummus is one of the best simple speedy snacks out there. It is a very popular Middle Eastern dip containing chickpeas, lemon juice, olive oil and tahini paste. I first started making hummus when I lived in New York and I have… Continue reading

New Snacks for the New Year

New Year, New You Happy New Year everyone!  Why not add some of these healthy snacks to your shopping list for 2012?! Licorice I am a massive licorice lover! I have always loved licorice since I was… Continue reading