Lavender Earl Grey Shortbread Biscuits!

Everything I love – lavender, Earl Grey, vanilla PLUS easy to make – all in one tasty biscuit. Yes please! Note: the dough needs to sit in the fridge for 1/2 an hour, so factor this in to your timing, but the prep and baking time is minimal. You’ll also need a food processor, plastic…

Wintery Red Kidney Bean & Veggie Soup Recipe

This is an excellent winter recipe (if I may say so myself). It’s so easy because you can pretty much add any veggies you like AND when you get sick of it as soup, you can thicken it up and make a stew out of it. You can also make a large amount or small…

Zucchini and Corn Fritters with Red Kidney Beans

What do you do when you end up growing zucchinis this size? Why, you make zucchini and corn fritters of course (and double chocolate zucchini muffins, but that’s for another post)! Ingredients (for fritters): 2 cups shredded/grated zukes (probably 1 1/2 large zukes) 1 small can whole kernel corn, drained 1 cup all purpose flour…

Easy Homemade Butterbean or Pesto Hummus

This is an excellent, super quick and easy to adapt recipe. It’s especially yummy as a warm dish served with pita chips or some fresh french loaf. The original recipe was one for a butterbean hummus but I didn’t have any, so below is my adaption, followed by how to make the original. Part of…

Quick and Easy Potato and Haloumi Cheese Bake

I pilfered this gem from Nigella Lawson. It’s SO quick and easy and a great side or main if you’re a vegetarian. Ingredients haloumi cheese (about 1-2 packets – they usually come in fairly small quanitites) 1 x red pepper (cut into big slices) 1 x yellow pepper (cut into big slices) sweet potatoes potatoes…

Not Dead, Just Resting

I have so many recipes to share and reviews to write but feel totally fried. I’ve also been trying to get my garden going and have been planting fresh herbs like mad. I’ve also decided to try planting garlic this year – so hoping that in not too long, I’ll be harvesting my own. Quick…