Category Archives: Healthy

Salmon En Croute healthy-style

Ah January, the detox/resolution/lose weight/exercise month. Not exactly the most thrilling start to the year, but I guess there has to be some repercussions for eating our bodyweight in stuffing and Quality Street in December. Anyway, so here is my … Continue reading

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Spelt Risotto with Wild Mushrooms, Butternut Squash, Chestnuts and Thyme

  There is something rather opulent and indulgent about this dish- despite it being incredibly easy and cheap to make- particularly if you get your ‘shrooms from a market. Unlike regular risotto the stock needn’t be added gradually- but simply … Continue reading

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Summer lunch: Tumbled Halloumi Salad

Halloumi, when grilled until it’s slighty browned, is the perfect summer cheese- it’s the smell of hot Mediterranean summers, oil popping in the pan … plus it’s lighter and less rich than goat’s cheese or feta. This isn’t a recipe … Continue reading

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Pearls of Wisdom

Healthy: pearl barley risotto with roasted butternut squash, garlic, goat’s cheese and thyme Now that winter is upon us, for me the silver lining under this grey, wet cloud is winter food- we can all stop pretending to feel fulfilled … Continue reading

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