I went to Bali with my husband for our honeymoon and fell in love with this warm salad. It was eating gado-gado I first discovered tempeh. It isn’t widely sold in the UK so I’ve used tofu in my recipe. If you can get your hands on tempeh which is sold in some specialist shops […]

This is a surprisingly easy meal to make and great for a midweek supper. It’s not the healthiest of meals thanks to the butter and cheese, but it is packed with protein. Ingredients (serves 4) 6 eggs (separated) 500mls whole milk (semi skinned will also do) 300g extra mature cheddar (grated) 1tbsp chopped fresh chives […]

Picture Restaurant is a small modern-British establishment that serves wonderful food in a relaxed and toned-down atmosphere. Situated just behind the revamped central London BBC offices, it is often awash with BBC executives looking to finish their long day with a plate of something lovely, and do doubt; a glass of something bubbly. I recently […]

This vegetarian version of shepherds pie an old favourite of mine. It is hearty and comforting. It freezes really well so I often double the ingredients and keep a pie in the freezer for those lazy days when I can’t be bothered to cook. Ingredients (serves 4) 200g brown lentils 400g can of black beans […]

If you’re looking for a homemade snack that is healthier than crisps, these roasted chickpeas are a lovely alternative and are really simple to make. They also keep for up to a week. The ingredients listed below are for one can of chickpeas which works out to be less than a bowlful as the chickpeas […]

Ingredients (serves 4) 700g of rhubarb (washed – cut into 3 inch chunks) 2tbsp honey 1tbsp brown sugar 2 star anise 1 cinnamon stick A dash of Cointreau Yogurt or ice cream (to serve) Method Put the rhubarb along with all the other ingredients (aside from the yogurt) in a high sided pan and leave […]

Jerk tofu is great when part of a larger Caribbean dinner party feast alongside rice and peas, mango salsa and griddled corn on the cob. At a recent dinner party of which there were many meat eaters, my jerk tofu went down just as well as the jerk chicken. Ingredients (serves 2) My jerk marinade […]

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