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British Style Baked Beans

So much better than beans from a tin, Homemade British Style Baked Beans are rich and tomatoey - perfect for a weekend brunch. Make up a big batch when you have time and you can have your breakfast or brunch ready in a flash.
On the weekend there are few breakfasts I enjoy more than hot buttered toast, laden with tomatoey baked beans. Whether served simply, just as they are, or going the whole hog with a full English, baked beans will always set…

Pumpkin Seed Lasagne

My all-time favourite veggie dish, my friend Sabine’s Pumpkin Seed Lasagne is so rich and satisfying even meat-eaters love it! Filled with healthy and delicious seeds this is the ideal dish to serve for your next vegetarian meal.
While I enjoy few meals more than sitting down to a juicy steak or pork fillet, there are some incredible vegetarian dishes out there which I love. Case in point; today’s recipe, inspired by my friend Sabine’s incredible Pumpkin Seed…

Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Rich, hearty and seriously tasty, Black Bean Veggie Burgers are so flavoursome and so good. Packed full of goodness with beans, oats, walnuts and sunflower seeds, these burgers are a real crowd-pleaser.
It is POURING outside. Huge gusts of wind are sweeping the yard and rattling the shutters as Storm Alex batters Europe. With rain coming in sideways, you can guess where I am, right? Absolutely! Cosy and warm in the kitchen…

Mushrooms with Creamy Polenta

Mushrooms with Creamy Polenta
It is mushroom season here in Italy and the hills are full of keen funghi hunters seeking out this seasonal treasure. Whether golden chanterelles, sponge-like morels or the most highly prized of all, the ‘king of the forest’ porcini, everything…

Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings

Spinach and Ricotta Dumplings
When people imagine German food, they often think about only one thing. Meat. Yes, Germany is the home of gigantic schnitzels and plate-sized pork knuckles, but it is also the land of many different dumplings (knödel). True, the purpose of…

Zucchini and Feta Pizza

Zucchini and Feta Pizza
We are still working our way through the seasonal surplus of delicious zucchini, not that I’m complaining! I adore this abundant and healthy summertime vegetable and I’m always looking for interesting ways to cook with it. Mostly in the warmer…