Category Archives: mains

lamb koftas

I feel like the whole of January and some of February I was full of the miseries of not just one, but two colds! So I’m not going to say happy new year at this point because here we are … Continue reading

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you shall have a fishy in your little dishy

Or rather, in my case, a bit of a fishy.  We’ve been eating more fish in our house recently and I’ve been trying to ring the changes so we’re not eating the same things all the time although we have … Continue reading

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one for the girls, one for the boys

However much we’d like to think girls and boys are equal, we’re not.  Sadly, we’re not even allowed to eat as much on our 5:2 days!  The boys get an extra 100 calories!  Not fair, methinks.  So, for a 5:2 … Continue reading

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cauli-wobbles

I suspect Graeme almost had an attack of the cauli-wobbles when I told him what was for dinner the other night.  Cauliflower salad.  It’s one of my favourite vegetables but not his.  Anyway, a couple of weeks ago Yotam Ottolenghi … Continue reading

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black garlic

Black garlic? I had never heard of it until I read Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi (another of the books from the pile on my kitchen table). My black garlic arrived in my order from the online shop at Ottolenghi. … Continue reading

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Saturday afternoon in the kitchen

I really enjoy a Saturday afternoon in the kitchen, taking a bit more time preparing dinner and usually making something for dessert too. So this weekend we had something from Ottolenghi: The Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi (one … Continue reading

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a courgette a day

Keeps the doctor away? Well, it is one of your five a day. It seems that once they appear, they grow pretty quickly and the more you pick them, the more they grow. Does that make sense? I hope so. … Continue reading

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