The recipes on this page are for lighter meals, sides, dips and soups.
Spinach and Ricotta Quiche
Already the second week of February and the year seems to be picking up speed. Suddenly there is so much to be done, plans being made, deadlines to meet and the calendar is filling up. I’m always excited for new adventures and am really looking forward to sharing them here. Sometimes though, I need a little grounding and when that’s the case I always turn to the kitchen where I can potter quietly, making comfort food, playing with pastry, surrounded by familiar and comforting tastes and smells. If you’ve been reading along, you’ll know I really enjoy baking and the…
No Knead Sesame Bread
Is there anything more invitingly homely than than the aroma of freshly baked bread? There is a type of magic at work in the way something so simple can set our mouths watering and trigger so many memories and emotions. The trouble is that many of us have lost our way with bread. Not only is it easy and convenient to grab a loaf of pre-sliced bread from the supermarket with the weekly shop, loads of people think that baking with yeast will be difficult and the kneading of the dough will be hard work. I am here to tell…
Chard and Feta Tart
Glorious weather continues in Munich with day after day of clear blue skies and balmy summer evenings. I am beyond excited as my cookbook is being sent to the printers on the weekend, we had an amazing time at the photoshoot for the book cover and I can’t wait to let my baby go out in the world on its own! In the meantime, I have huge amounts of beautiful fresh veggies in the fridge to get through before we head back to Cyprus, including a big bunch of rainbow chard – or Mangold as it is known here in…
Spiced Hokkaido Pumpkin Soup
I love the thick and luscious texture of Spiced Hokkaido Pumpkin Soup. Teamed with warming spices and sprinkled with salty prosciutto and feta, this can be a meal in itself or the starter for a larger harvest feast.