March 27, 2020

With lockdown in place and with it being slightly trickier to navigate a food shop, let alone get an online delivery, we are all having to manage with far fewer ingredients.

If you are following a particular diet plan or have food allergies or sensitivities, getting hol...

March 25, 2020

Now that in-person consultations are prohibited by Government as part of the lockdown guidelines, I am continuing to support my clients via online consultations on a GDPR suitable medium such as Skype or Zoom.

Online consultations are not regarded as "second best" and i...

March 20, 2020

With many of us self-isolating, I have been making meals using the ingredients in my cupboards without needing to leave the house to buy extra items.

After doing an inventory of my kitchen and finding half a pack of rice, some smoked salmon in the freezer and some seawe...

March 5, 2020

The cold weather persists and there is nothing more comforting than a warm bowl of soup. And when it is bright green like this one, then you can be sure it is packed full of nutrients.

I call this my green soup – original name, I know! There is no official recipe, becau...

February 28, 2020

Something a little different from me this week! Yes, it's chocolate bark!

This is a very simple dessert to make, but you do need to plan ahead as the bark needs to harden overnight. There are not really any quantities because you can make as much or as little as you lik...

February 21, 2020

If I told you that you could make a filling nutritious family meal using just one oven dish, a knife and a chopping board, I am sure you’d be begging me for the details. The trick is to add the ingredients to the oven tray in an order that caters to their individual co...

February 13, 2020

I do love potatoes, but sometimes it’s fun to ring the changes and serve something a little different as a side dish.

So, enter carrot and parsnip chips! Prepared in the same way as roast potatoes but just using different root vegetables. A grind or two of salt and a da...

February 7, 2020

This week, I made some colourful kebabs. Actually that's not quite true...... these are so easy – my 13-year old daughter made them on her own.

Protein was provided by firm tofu. Tofu is made from soya milk. The liquid (whey) is discarded leaving the curds which are pre...

January 24, 2020

Always on a mission to get my family to eat more fish, this week I have been making poached fish balls.

First of all, I made a tomato sauce by heating a little olive oil in a large sauté pan and cooking a couple of onions for about 5 minutes. Then I added two 400g tins...

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