Smoked Fish & Lentil Stew with Dumplings

First of all, I hope you’re all doing okay. We’re all in a really weird place right now – some of us are on the front lines, others are working from home, and some are struggling to fill time where work once sat. Whatever your situation, stay safe, and do what you have to in…

Sticky Tofu with Spring Onions & Cashews

It’s been too long since I’ve had tofu, and I need some of that weird, sponge-y goodness in my life again. I’m also trying to pack out my meals with really lean protein so that I stop wanting to eat an entire sharing bag of Kettle Chips after dinner while sobbing. What do they put in those…

Breakfast Round-up

Whether or not you agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, you can’t deny that it is varied, wondrous, and often slightly bizarre. While I prefer brunch, the potential of the humble brekkie cannot be denied; so here are a few of my favourite breakfasts, varying from 2-minute simplicity to… well,…

Cheat-y Black Bean Chilli

*Chanting* ONE POT, ONE POT, ONE POT  I am, as has been established by now, a huge fan of one-pot cooking. I hate washing up, I hate thinking about washing up, and I hate the feeling of uselessness I get when I allow Isla to do the washing up (again). I usually just stand nearby with…

Let’s talk about beans

I have a lot of opinions about beans, and today you’re going to hear about them. Sit down, have a cup of something hot and strong, and hold onto your trousers; we’re talking about beans. The Beast From the East. Storm Emma. The last few days have been an absolute whirlwind for those of us…