Thai Cucumber Salad

Luckily for me, the Chief Taster does not like cucumbers so I had this healthly recipe all to myself!  The cucumber salad is sweet, tangy and refreshing with a small chilli kick.  It made a devine light lunch but would also be great as a side dish.

Beetroot & Carrot Spicy Fritter

I flavoured these bright and colourful fritters with falafel spices but flattened them down for ease of cooking rather than trying to make a falafel shape out of them.   Frying is better for them as I tried a batch in the oven but these did not work out well.   You will need to wear gloves…

Strawberry, Spinach, Avocado and Goats Cheese Salad

I’ve used raspberries in a salad so thought I’d try strawberries.  Throw in a creamy advocado, a few spinach leaves and voila!  I added goats cheese as I like the tang of this against the sweetness of the strawberries.  If you wanted to keep this dish Vegan, just omit the cheese.   Or feel free…

Sage, Onion and Ricotta Frittata

I love a frittata and have at least one a week for lunch or supper.  They are easy to make and you can vary the flavours.   Sage and onion are normally a flavour combination for poultry stuffing…something you might have for Christmas or Thanksgiving but hey, let’s throw it into a frittata!   The sage…

Cauliflower with Olives and Tomatoes

Yet another way to eat the versatile cauliflower!  This time the cauliflower is cut into four large slices and roasted. Then served with a tomato sauce and olive relish on the side. It can be a great supper dish or perhaps a starter?