Category: vegetarian

Bean Salad Recipe | Mixed Bean Salad

Bean Salad Recipe | Mixed Bean Salad

An easy but delicious bean salad recipe with lots of herbs and a sharp lemon dressing. I love the rustic feeling of a good mixed bean salad. I would say my bean salad recipe is really a mixed bean and herb salad. It’s the herbs […]

How to Make Fluffy Pancakes | Easy Buttermilk Pancakes (without Buttermilk)

How to Make Fluffy Pancakes | Easy Buttermilk Pancakes (without Buttermilk)

How to make fluffy pancakes – in essence these are easy buttermilk pancakes without the buttermilk!  There are a ton of pancake recipes showing you how to make pancakes, from the thin French crepe to my banana trail pancakes.   Making fluffy pancakes in the Michaels’ household […]

Orzo Salad | Orzo and Feta Salad – a bowl of sunshine!

Orzo Salad | Orzo and Feta Salad – a bowl of sunshine!

There are tons of Orzo salad recipes and this is one of my favourites; it’s a real ‘summer in a bowl’ type dish. Chewy orzo, sharp feta and a warm salad dressing made from the juices of roasted baby plum tomatoes. I made this for […]

Flatbread Recipe No Yeast | Two Ingredients (How to make Flat Bread)

Flatbread Recipe No Yeast | Two Ingredients (How to make Flat Bread)

My flatbread recipe no yeast is such an easy flatbread recipe! Ever wondered how to make flatbreads? Well, you’ve come to the right spot! Especially if you want to make super easy flatbreads without yeast. This is literally two ingredient flatbread. Flatbread recipes have been […]

Asparagus Potato Soup | Gluten Free Soup Recipe

Asparagus Potato Soup | Gluten Free Soup Recipe

My asparagus and potato soup is made with the stalk of asparagus saving the spear end for something pretty. Using potatoes in the soup gives it a slight creaminess – a great gluten free soup recipe.  This asparagus potato soup is a gluten free soup recipe […]

Homemade Ravioli with Halloumi | Raviolies Kypros

Homemade Ravioli with Halloumi | Raviolies Kypros

Homemade ravioli is made with homemade pasta and stuffed with Greek cheese; Raviolies. These delicious morsels of homemade ravioli stuffed with the sunshine of Cyprus; Halloumi cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, rocket and olives. Known as raviolies. Check out my other pasta recipes here. Did you know the […]

Cooking Corn on the Cob – straight on the coals!

Cooking Corn on the Cob – straight on the coals!

Cooking corn on the cob is one of life’s pleasures – especially when cooked straight on a fire. Cooking corn on the cob straight on the coals is just perfect. There is something prehistoric about cooking corn on the cob in their husks straight on […]

Make Parmesan Baskets | Parmesan Cheese Recipes

Make Parmesan Baskets | Parmesan Cheese Recipes

These delicious pretty little Parmesan baskets are a wonderful addition to your Parmesan cheese recipes. My Parmesan baskets are the perfect serving dish for a spaghetti carbonara (as I demo’d at the Harpenden Food Festival) and can be made in advance. See my recipe video on how to […]

Pourgouri recipe – Bulgur Wheat Recipe | Greek Recipes

Pourgouri recipe – Bulgur Wheat Recipe | Greek Recipes

Pourgouri is a traditional Cypriot recipe. Pourgouri is a delicious accompaniment made from bulgur wheat and vermicelli noodles which is full flavoured, easy to make and goes with just about everything! Pourgouri is a Bulgur wheat recipe. Bulgur Wheat Recipes have been around for literally thousands of […]

Carrot and Cumin Soup | Carrot Soup Recipe

Carrot and Cumin Soup | Carrot Soup Recipe

This isn’t just another carrot soup recipe this is a carrot and cumin soup recipe with a crunchy topping! A warm and hearty carrot and cumin soup packed with flavour topped with a dollop of Greek yogurt and a delicious burnt carrot and cumin seed […]

Twice Cooked Chips with Rosemary Salt| Bad Boy Chunky Chips

Twice Cooked Chips with Rosemary Salt| Bad Boy Chunky Chips

Twice cooked chips with rosemary salt? Why not thrice cooked chips? Well, twice is enough I reckon, especially when you’re cooking at home. There is something very satisfying about a large bowl of chunky chips, especially with a dusting of rosemary salt, I always serve these […]

Olive Tapenade Recipe | How To Make Olive Tapenade – my sultry Green & Black Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade Recipe | How To Make Olive Tapenade – my sultry Green & Black Olive Tapenade

Olive Tapenade Recipe – how to make an olive tapenade. My sultry green and black olive tapenade recipe is easy peasy to make and incredibly versatile. At it’s heart a my olive tapenade recipe, a green and black olive tapenade to be exact! It’s one […]

Leftovers Soup – with secret ingredient… | leftovers recipes

Leftovers Soup – with secret ingredient… | leftovers recipes

My leftover soup recipe (as featured in Cibare Magazine) has a secret ingredient that changes this from leftover soup.. to LEFTOVER SOUP?! WOOHOO!! Everyone loves leftovers soup and everyone has leftovers. Leftover chicken recipes, leftover turkey recipes, leftover leftovers recipes! Especially around the festive season […]

Zucchini Pancakes – Greek inspired Courgette and Feta Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes – Greek inspired Courgette and Feta Pancakes

Zucchini pancakes – these are my brand new Greek inspired zucchini pancakes recipe with feta, otherwise known as courgette and feta pancakes! My zucchini pancakes are great if you fancy a savoury pancakes and perfect for brunch (or dinner on Pancake day)! Zucchini pancakes are […]

Watermelon Feta Salad Bowl – amaze your friends! | Greek Recipes

Watermelon Feta Salad Bowl – amaze your friends! | Greek Recipes

Watermelon Feta Salad served in the watermelon – a watermelon bowl if you like! Using the watermelon as the serving bowl makes this one of my favourite Greek salad recipes (mainly ’cause I have less to wash up at the end!). My watermelon feta salad […]

Tomato Salad Recipe with Grilled Halloumi – Rainbow Salad

Tomato Salad Recipe with Grilled Halloumi – Rainbow Salad

This beautiful tomato salad recipe is what I call Rainbow Salad due to the different colour tomatoes used. A summery combination of grilled Halloumi, mixed tomatoes, pomegranate seeds.. beautiful! My tomato salad recipe genuinely looks as delicious as it tastes and warrants the nickname of a […]

Grilled Leeks with Lemon and Olive Oil | Charred Leeks – How To Cook Leeks

Grilled Leeks with Lemon and Olive Oil | Charred Leeks – How To Cook Leeks

Grilled Leeks are exactly how to cook leeks – they have an amazing flavour and texture and it’s incredibly easy to make grilled leeks. Grilled leeks is how to cook leeks in my book! Cooked under a hot grill or on a BBQ until they are totally charred […]

Leftover Spaghetti Frittata Recipe courtesy of my Brother in Law! | Leftover Spaghetti Recipe

Leftover Spaghetti Frittata Recipe courtesy of my Brother in Law! | Leftover Spaghetti Recipe

My brother-in-laws bacon and egg frittata recipe is perfect to use up leftover spaghetti. But first, what the hell is a frittata? Is it an overcooked omelette? Is it a quiche without the pastry? I’m not quite sure.. But I am sure that my brother-in-laws […]

How To Make Fondant Potatoes | Fondant Potatoes with Garlic and Rosemary

How To Make Fondant Potatoes | Fondant Potatoes with Garlic and Rosemary

How to make fondant potatoes I hear you ask! Fondant potatoes are a glorious indulgent thing. I can take absolutely no credit whatsoever for these golden buttery bites of heaven. But since a fontant potato recipe is incredibly easy and tasty I thought I’d share […]

Banana Pancake Recipe – Banana Pancake Trail Laos

Banana Pancake Recipe – Banana Pancake Trail Laos

My Banana Pancake Recipe is a replcation of the crispy sweet banana pancakes found on the travellers Banana Pancake Trail throughout Asia. This banana pancake recipe isn’t what you might expect, it’s crispy, sweet and delicious. It also pays homage to the infamous banana pancake […]

Roasted Aubergine Recipe with Feta & Parsley Dressing

Roasted Aubergine Recipe with Feta & Parsley Dressing

Roasted aubergine recipe topped with a light and zesty feta and parsley dressing – perfect to bring a little summer to your table. My roasted aubergine recipe is great as a vegetarian main meal and equally well served as a side dish (especially at a […]

Leftover Rice Recipe perfect for my Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

Leftover Rice Recipe perfect for my Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

Fried Rice Recipe – this is really a leftover rice recipe, if you try using just cooked rice it’ll be stodge, you want leftover rice that is cold and is perfect for a fried rice recipe. My leftover rice recipe is the only way to […]

How to make onion rings – onion rings recipe (the you’ve ever had)!

How to make onion rings – onion rings recipe (the you’ve ever had)!

How to make onion rings – not a question I get a lot, but my onion rings recipe is outrageously moreish. You can’t go wrong with this onion ring recipe – they take five minutes to make and you’ll wonder why every other onion ring you […]

Easy Guacamole Recipe – an Avocado salsa

Easy Guacamole Recipe – an Avocado salsa

Easy Guacamole Recipe – this slightly rustic take on an easy Guacamole recipe is more an avocado salsa than a green puree. My easy Guacamole recipe is sunshine in a bowl, bursting with flavours from the Aztecs; avocado, fresh coriander, chilli, tomatoes… Easy Guacamole recipe is […]

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes – new potatoes roasted with rosemary recipe

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes – new potatoes roasted with rosemary recipe

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes – when you fancy something a little different to roasted spuds these rosemary roasted new potatoes have a great fragrant aroma and a wonderful texture… Rosemary roasted potatoes are a great alternative to the usual roasted spud. I tend to use new […]

Homemade Tzatziki Recipe – Greek Dip

Homemade Tzatziki Recipe – Greek Dip

My homemade Tzatziki recipe is packed with flavour, refreshing and screams summer! So, how do you make Tzatziki? Easy… I’ve seen many Tazatziki recipes that complicate what is at its heart a Cypriot village dish; rustic and tasty – you don’t need to muck about with […]

Pineapple Desserts – Caramelised Pineapple with Rum Sauce and Toasted Coconut

Pineapple Desserts – Caramelised Pineapple with Rum Sauce and Toasted Coconut

Pineapple Desserts – my caramelised pineapple dessert inspired by the flavours of the Caribbean. Succulent and sweet yet tangy pineapple flesh complimented by the bitter sweet flavours of the caramel rum and butter sauce to give it a kick! I’ve never been that keen on pineapple […]

Tofu Stir Fry – Deep Fried Tofu with Coriander & Chilli dressing

Tofu Stir Fry – Deep Fried Tofu with Coriander & Chilli dressing

Tofu Stir Fry – deep fried tofu with coriander and chilli dressing. I first tried a tofu stir fry whilst travelling through China and I was converted. Deep fried tofu in batter was delicious! You either love it or simply don’t see the point of […]


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