No-bake apricot energy bites

These sweet, chewy morsels are packed full of nutrients and make the perfect perk-up mid-morning or late afternoon, and they can be made even if you don't have an oven. I adapted them from Olive magazine's "No-bake breakfast bar" recipe; after the addition of the apricot filling they're perhaps a little too sugary to be… Continue reading No-bake apricot energy bites

Miraculous curried bulgur & carrot super salad

If you're looking to make a change to your "normal salad", for a "posh salad" to impress guests, or just a new kind of side dish to perk up all manner of mid-week meals, here's a new go-to for you. It's also perfect as a lighter alternative to potato salad as your BBQ accompaniment, or… Continue reading Miraculous curried bulgur & carrot super salad

Mediterranean picnic focaccia

It's something to behold when the very rare opportunity for an actually-sunny picnic arises in England, (as opposed to the all too familiar sandwiches-in-the cold-and-rain, huddled against a wall under a shop canopy, pretending it's fine) and has to be taken full advantage of. Honestly even the most basic of picnics taste pretty good when… Continue reading Mediterranean picnic focaccia

Tarte aux légumes // Sun vegetable tart with chickpea pastry

Living in France I bore on more than one occasion witness to the heated discussion over what constitutes the difference between "une quiche et une tarte". Luckily for me, this was because we were in the process of eating one, (or the other) over work lunches, picnics or laid-back evening get-togethers. Whilst it was never… Continue reading Tarte aux légumes // Sun vegetable tart with chickpea pastry