Mild Moroccan Turkey Meatballs and Couscous

Happy New Year to you all! I’m very excited about the year ahead…I’ve got lots of ideas of recipes, articles and lots lots more I want to share with you. Watch this space! Hopefully you’re past your Christmas Turkey overload by now as I wanted to share this Moroccan Meatball recipe made with Turkey mince. Perfect…

Cookbook Review : Cool Kids Cook & Meatballs recipe

I’m so excited to be reviewing ‘Cool Kids Cook’, the brilliant cookbook by Jenny Chandler that can teach your kids vital cooking skills and turn them into little foodies. It only just came out on 12th May and you can win yourself a free copy! (To enter the competition all you need to do is comment…

Ricotta & basil Gnudi with a quick tomato sauce

I only tried Gnudi for the first time recently…and it’s amazing! It’s like nothing else I have ever tasted. A little bit like Gnocchi but made of ricotta instead of potatoes. The word Gnudi comes from the Italian for ‘nude’ and refers to the idea of ‘naked ravioli’. The dumplings are delicate, soft and melt…

Poached chicken with Freekeh

I only came across freekeh this year but it has now become a cereal we regularly eat in our household. Freekeh (sometimes spelt frikeh or farik/ farikah) is a Middle Eastern wholegrain. It is green roasted wheat and has a wonderful nutty flavour and it easy to cook. Freekeh is also high in fiber and…

Moussaka

This classic Greek recipe is a family favourite. Traditional Moussaka would be made with layers of sliced potatoes but I find this makes the dish a little heavy. I’ve experimented with many Moussaka recipes over the years but my latest discovery is to add two beaten eggs to the béchamel as suggested by Felicity Cloake…