chicken salad with pomegranate, chick peas, quinoa & harissa

There are chicken salads and then there are seriously tasty chicken salads, this one definitely falls into the latter category! So often I’ve ordered a chicken salad as a lighter lunch option but it is sadly lacking, or swimming in mayonnaise and I’ve been left disappointed. I want to eat a chicken salad that stands…

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smooth, delicious hummus!

  I love good hummus, in fact one of the first restaurants I visited in Scotland when I moved over “a few years ago” was a small middle eastern restaurant that served the best hummus. It was creamy and smooth, with just the right amount of garlic. Needless to say every time I visited I…

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potato, chickpea & kale curry, a touch of spice

Anyone who knows me will know I love spiced food. This is not something I grew up eating as my own mother cannot bear heat in her food, nor is it attributable to my time working overseas as my love of all things spicy happened years before that. No my love of spice comes from…

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grilled halloumi & vegetable stack, a vegetarian lunch

Very often recipes spin around in my head for weeks before they actually come to anything. I taste something I like and it triggers my imagination … this was one of those occassions. I was vegetarian for many years before I went back to eating meat again. I believe its the years spent as a…

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