I love a good bit of quinoa and quinoa with courgettes is a fab combination of flavours and texture. Now I don’t go for the superfood hype and instead subscribe to the Michael Pollan school of thought – Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.
Really? Gin and tonic cake – good for you? Except of course it could make you slightly tipsy and put you on a bit of a sugar high… We all know the old tales that spirits are good for you if you’re ill. Now, we have […]
I wanted to make a Thai soup that was at the same time warming and refreshing to counter that feeling you get when the leaves are turning and the evenings are closing in. This soup does just that. With Thai green curry paste, coconut milk […]
Ahhh, dhal! So good! It’s rich and filling with lots of good stuff like lentils. And so cheap for weekday meals or as part of a weekend banquet. It last a good 3 or 4 days in the fridge so perfect for reheating after your […]
How do you feel about cooking after a run or the gym? Does it all seem too much? Do you end up running past the local kebab shop or pizza joint for a bite. Here’s a possible solution – the humble ratatouille – with its […]
Runners think a lot about food! And nutella and banana cake, it’s something to think about. Runners think about what’s good for pre-running, during running, post-running and those times we’re doing other stuff. So when thinking about a cake to make for running folk after […]
We all know change is hard so here are 3 tips for getting back into running. For me, shifting from the habits of the last few months of not running, being a Netflix junky, drinking too much and not cooking – to running, cooking and […]
There are hundreds of recipes out there for corn fritters. This one works fantastically with a lovely salsa – great to add some avocado if you’ve got some.
When I was invited to a good friend’s leaving picnic, this recipe for Black Tea Spring Rolls jumped to mind. Baked spring rolls in crispy wrappers – my Saturday night special. Making mini rolls requires a bit more effort but the results are worth it
This is the first time I tried tamarind, a sweet and tangy sauce that transforms these simple ingredients. While hot noodle salad calls for quite a few ingredients and a lot of chopping, it’s well worth it.
Running can take up a lot of time and energy. While we all know diet is crucial, it can also seem like a lot of hassle to cook and prepare. So most Sundays I take some time to prepare for the week ahead. I tend […]
Ahhh…ANZAC Biscuits … the story goes that the mothers, wives and girlfriends of ANZACs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, WW1) would make these to send to the troops. They were good for shipping as they didn’t spoil. Little chance of them spoiling […]
I never had much of a sweet tooth until I started running. And then the cake arrived and I discovered just how well cake and running go together – carrot and pineapple cake to be precise. At the moment I don’t eat cake when actually […]
Snacks can be tricky particularly if you’re looking for something healthy and tasty that requires minimal effort. This is why roasted pumpkin and sunflower seeds are so good. Dare I say it, but it’s only possible to eat so much humus. Roasted seeds are a […]
I’m not a huge fan of baking and it tends to be for special occasions only but homemade soda bread is a real treat well worth the time. So try it! There’s something lovely about getting your hands stuck in. This soda bread is […]