Category: Vegetarian recipes

Recipes, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: Goats’ cheese & beetroot fiorelli served with fresh spinach & chive pesto

I love beetroot and am always trying to eat more of it. A vegetable with many health benefits, beetroot was first cultivated by the Romans and belongs to the same family as chard and spinach. It’s know to help with intestinal problems, has a positive effect on blood pressure…and it’s delicious. So I was delighted […]

Recipes, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: A delicious relish called Gungai

Today I’m sharing a wonderful recipe that my friend Esme made for us. It’s a relish that’s a mix of fresh, finely chopped ingredients and adds a real chilli bite and plenty of crunch to your plate of food. It’s particularly good with barbecued food – if it ever stops raining and you can light your barbecue […]

Meat recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: The Black Farmer’s burgers with roast red vegetables

Today I’ve been asked to sample some beef burgers from The Black Farmer. The company was set up by Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones and produces gluten-free products that are also RSPCA assured which means the company has a vision for all farm animals to have a good life and be treated with compassion and respect. Well, I’m […]

Recipes, Salad recipes, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: Roast vegetable salad with rocket, feta and pine nuts

Summer’s here – well sort of – today’s decidedly autumnal actually. Anyway, what can you do, it’s June, so for me that means it’s time to barbecue/braai as much as possible. Which also gives me the excuse to experiment with different salads. I made an impromptu version of this one earlier in the year with what I […]

Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe: Chunky minestrone soup

It’s been way too long since I posted a recipe, something I promise to remedy in the coming months. Starting today with a really simple, healthy one for a substantial soup. Minestrone is an easy way to get a good helping of vegetables into your diet. Use all your favourites and create a tailor-made bowl of […]

Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Recipe idea: Beautiful berry and yogurt breakfast

So my niece Kirstin is in town for a while, visiting from Australia. She loves food and cooking like me, and she’s also a great photographer. The perfect combination for my kitchen, and time to create some food that looks and tastes lovely, too. Breakfast seems like the perfect place to start, especially as I […]