Poached pear with goat’s cheese and cauliflower puree.

I took a training course today which focused on building resilience in teenagers (I’m a teacher) and a large part of the discussion centred around how we, as humans, are very good at dwelling on the past and worrying about the future. The Mindfulness movement has been popular for this reason and there is certainly…

Courgette ‘snails’ with mint and butter bean mash.

Hello! I am really excited to share this one as it tastes of all my favourite summer flavours. It’s zesty and light yet fills the hunger hole. I wanted to add another recipe to my new blog this evening, so, on the way back from work, I popped into my local supermarket and bought the…

Stuffed tomatoes.

I made these today whilst waiting for my computer to update and they worked out really well. Inspiration from ‘Kaukasis: The Cookbook’ by Olia Hercules (the best name I have ever heard), especially for the use of pistachios in the stuffing. I already hate myself a bit because I am about to ask that you…

The Gullible Kitchen

Hello! Two years ago, I remember a very sweaty, stressed version of my past self, standing in my tiny kitchen, overwhelmed and under prepared, scrolling frantically at my phone with tomato hands, desperately searching for the next step of the BBC Good Food recipe before the sauce burnt. It burnt. We ate a raw pasta…