Spinach, Leek & Onion Pie

My version to this classic Greek pie, which is light, flaky and full of flavour. This pie is wonderful at room temperature too, making it ideal for a lunch box, a picnic, a savoury breakfast, or even a sneaky late night treat! Enjoyable all year round. Spinach, Leek & Onion Pie Serves 6 2 sheets…

Fluffy Chocolate & Almond Butter Cupcakes

These rustic cupcakes are so fluffy, that they are more like little chocolate soufflés, with an almond butter heaven in the centre. They are plant based, they are not too sweet, yet they are rich in flavour and soft like clouds. You don’t even need a mixer for this recipe. Just the cupcake tin, a…

Fresh Berry Breakfast Porridge

Porridge is one of our favourite breakfasts in our home. It’s quite quick in preparation, healthy, warm, comforting and satiating. In all its Britishness, unchanged through centuries, it holds a reminiscent simplicity, a reference to the past which I find very appealing. We like to play around with ingredients and combinations, to keep things nutritionally…

Simple Saffron Rice

Saffron, is a special spice derived from the flower known as saffron crocus. Its initial origins are most likely from Iran, however Greece and Mesopotamia have also been considered as possible birth places. Its beautiful, vibrant crimson threads are collected and dried, then used to season various different dishes. It has an intricate hey-like sweet…

Theresa’s Spiced Lentils

Lentils are a super food. Not just because of their impressive nutritional value, but also because of their versatility. They are delicious plain, in soups, in salads, in curries, or even in burgers. When combined with a grain and some vitamin C for good absorption, lentils provide the same quality of protein as meat. They…

Peanut Butter, Chocolate & Pecan Half Moons

You know those moments, that usually arise sometime after dinner, when you crave something or other? So you go through the fridge, the cupboards, the pantry, the fruit bowl…but nothing is quite inspiring enough, right? It’s during those moments, when treats like these come into existence around our home. Puff pastry, chocolate spread, peanut butter…

Early Blossom

On my walk this dark and rainy February morning, I came across an almond tree, old, bent and withered, standing against a wintery background. Apart from its mossy green branches and droplets of rain, it was quite bare. But as I circled around it, my eye caught a tiny speck of colour, among the dark…

Mediterranean Orzo With Artichokes, Olives, Capers & Pine Nuts

With every mouthful of this Mediterranean concoction, your tastebuds will be tickled with a thousand aromas! Pleasing to the eye, as well as the tongue, this recipe is very easy to prepare and keeps well in the fridge or freezer, for warming at another time. Using good quality organic ingredients is key, as always. Orzo…

Vibrant Garden Salad With Almond Butter Dressing

I adore salads. Especially those that combine different flavours and textures, creating complete nutritious explosions of taste! This can be a wonderful, healthy and satiating meal of its own, it can be an accompaniment, or even an after school snack. A sprinkle of a couple of chopped Brazil nuts and a few hemp seeds, along…