Chunky butternut squash, tomato and chickpea soup

We have returned to England, and I couldn’t be happier. After living in Nice for 5 months, it was the right time to come back home. I love this time of year, the nights are drawing in and the autumn leaves of red and gold are falling from the trees. It is the time ofContinue reading “Chunky butternut squash, tomato and chickpea soup”

Lentil, courgette and romanesco salad with mint and lemon

Autumn has finally arrived in Nice, there has been a big temperature change and last weekend we had an apocalyptic storm. When the weather is bad in Nice all there is to do is to stay in and cook. Unfortunately, I currently do not have an oven so a lot of my favourite Autumnal dishesContinue reading “Lentil, courgette and romanesco salad with mint and lemon”

King prawns with sun-dried tomatoes, garlic and chilli

My local supermarket here in Nice has a great seafood section. The produce is always fresh and appealing. The selection of fish and shellfish changes quite frequently, and often sold for a good price. On my most recent trip to the supermarket, I noticed that there was an abundance of whole, fresh king prawns, inContinue reading “King prawns with sun-dried tomatoes, garlic and chilli”

Chickpea and coriander burgers

There is nothing quite like a summer time BBQ, the sun is shining and the drinks are flowing with good company enjoying great food. Having said that, ever since I stopped eating meat I have been quite wary of BBQ’s. I am not a fan of Quorn or frozen vegetarian burgers, but unfortunately they tendContinue reading “Chickpea and coriander burgers”

My hummus

I love hummus, I could eat it with everything. Unfortunately shop-bought hummus never really lives up to my expectations. One of my biggest issues is that they normally have vegetable oil rather than olive oil. Hummus for me has to be made with olive oil. So after tasting far too many disappointing shop-bought hummus, IContinue reading “My hummus”