Recipe | Tortilla Pizza

Ingredients 1 wheat tortilla wrap 2 1/2 tbsp tomato sauce 1 Handful mozzarella, grated 1 Tsp Chilli flakes (optional) Toppings of choice Method Preheat the oven to 200C. Lightly oil a baking tray (trust me I learnt the hard way without doing it!), then place the tortilla wrap on a baking sheet and spread over [...]

Recipe | Carrot & Ginger Soup

Ingredients 1 tbsp Olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 tbsp coarsely grated ginger 2 garlic cloves, sliced ½ tsp ground nutmeg 850ml vegetable stock 500g carrot, (preferably organic), sliced Fresh Parsley - To garnish Method Heat the oil in a large pan, and on a low heat, add the onion, ginger and garlic, and fry for 5 [...]

Recipe | Tomato, Mozzarella, Red Pepper & Rocket Flatbread

Ingredients For the flatbreads 350g/12oz plain flour, plus extra for dusting salt and black pepper 2 tbsp olive oil 150-200ml/5-7fl oz warm water For the topping 3 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 x 400g/14oz tin chopped tomatoes ½ tsp dried mixed herbs 2 balls mozzarella, drained and torn ½ Red Pepper, thinly sliced Rocket leaves Method For the flatbreads: Sieve [...]

Pasta! With Olives & Quick Tomato Sauce

This recipe is handy for lunch, or for the evenings, where time might not be on your side. Quick, simple and totally yummy!   Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 400g can chopped tomatoes 1 chicken or vegetable stock pot 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 tsp sugar Salt and Pepper to season Olives, [...]

Carrot & Coriander Soup

Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 1 tsp ground coriander 1 potato, chopped 450g carrots, peeled and chopped 1.2l vegetable or chicken stock handful coriander (about ½ a supermarket packet) Method In a large sauce pan, heat the oil, and fry off one onion until softened.  Stir in the dried chilli and potato, then [...]

Spicy BBQ Salmon, with Spinach & Lemon Rice

Ingredients Salmon fillets, skin on 1 tbsp lemon zest 1 garlic clove, minced 5 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp dried chilli flakes 1 tsp ground allspice 4 tbps dark brown soft sugar 5 tbsp water 4 tbsp vegetable oil Freshly ground black pepper to taste A big handful of spinach, finely chopped Juice of one [...]

Cheeky Fajita Pittas

There's an unexpected heatwave here in the UK this week. Summer is clinching on and I love it! Especially because I have the worlds worst t'shirt lines from walking/kayaking. The way I feel about my body, certainly reflects my mood. Not a stereotype at all?! HA!  I am not going to hide my t'shirt line [...]

Soya and ginger tuna, with homemade spring rolls 

Light, yummy and totally filling! Ingredients: Filo pastry sheets  1 x carrot, grated One good handful Beansprouts  2 x spring onion (more white, than green), sliced  1 heaped teaspoon, Chinese 5 spice (be sure to also season with salt and pepper, as no point when Spring rolls are cooked) 2 x Tuna steaks  Soy sauce [...]