This aubergine cheesy bake is the real comfort food. The cheese just binds everything together while the tomato sauce melts into the aubergine. This meal is perfect with a side salad or even on its own.
I have been eating too much hummus lately so this dip is a nice change. I just blended this in my smoothie blender and it came out smooth. It is quite a thick dip but if you want it a bit looser just add some oil.
This Aubergine and potato casserole is a perfect evening meal, a one pot dish. It is about medium in spiciness with the natural yoghurt adding a cooling element but just add more Harissa paste/chillis for a more intense heat. Sometimes I would serve this with some crusty bread while other […]
When I ate meat years ago, I used to love torn duck with hoisin sauce and pancakes. They were divine! So I have tried here to create a vegetarian version and the star of the recipe is of course the hoisin sauce. To toast the Sesame seeds, pop them over […]
I first tasted these crispy vegetable dumplings at a food fair and I have been replicating them since. A crispy exterior with a sweet/savoury and hot centre. I made my own dough since it is easier than searching for the ready made ones. Sesame seeds will also be a nice […]
This cake is simple and fun to make. It is perfect for a picnic or as a pick me up during tea. I love the way the colours melt into each other and swirling them together is relaxing. Some melted chocolate can always be drizzled on top or chocolate chips […]
These mini cream and strawberries cakes are perfect on a summer evening with tea. The jam moistens the sponge while the cream is cooling and refreshing. The strawberries can be varied with other fruit such as blueberries, blackberries etc. Homemade jam is the best but store bought is perfect if […]
I really enjoyed these Pineapple cakes, the pineapple keeps the cakes really moist and the fruit acts as a nice topping. I have made these as mini cakes but a large version can also be created depending on your preference.
This Caramalised onion tart is a simpler version of a quiche, just with fewer ingredients. This can be served hot or cold with a nice green salad and mayonnaise. To save some time the Shortcrust pastry can be bought ready made or if you are unorganised as me, it is […]