A Mediterranean Medley (In Wales)

Mediterranean Medley

If you’ve read my blog from the beginning you’ll know that I love a self-catering holiday in the UK. It’s not that I don’t enjoy travelling and seeing the world but I do like to pack up the car and set off with my partner and dogs for a week away from it all in … Read moreA Mediterranean Medley (In Wales)

Warm Aubergine And Lentil Salad

Warm aubergine and lentil salad

This aubergine and lentil salad recipe has a lot in common with the roast carrot, feta and puy lentil salad that I shared last week but the flavour and texture are both quite different.  It’s a good example of what I talked about in that post:  Spotting the ‘pattern’ of a recipe and then creating … Read moreWarm Aubergine And Lentil Salad

Green Minestrone Soup

Green minestrone soup

I usually think of minestrone as a hearty, tomato-based Italian soup with pasta and beans but this green minestrone soup is a much lighter version. It was inspired by the recipe for “Minestrone verde with saffron arborio rice” in the recipe book from the lovely London-based vegetarian restaurant, Mildred’s,  but my version is much simplified … Read moreGreen Minestrone Soup